2018 Convention Schedule

Convention Guide (full schedule / details)

Monday – Tuesday, March 12-13

Tuesday, March 13

Tuesday, March 13

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Onsite Registration/Badge Pick-Up
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Purina Animal Nutrition Symposium
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chore-Time Seminar:  How to Succeed in Cage-Free Egg Production 
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MPF Pre-Show Nutrition Symposium
1:00 p.m.

National Egg Farmers Annual Meeting

3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

3 concurrent workshops:

  • Simmering Issues
  • Turkey Breeder
  • Broiler Production
5:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Welcome Reception (name badge required)

Wednesday, March 14

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Chicken & Egg Association of Minnesota Annual Meeting (invite only)
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. On-site Registration/Badge Pick-Up
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

4 concurrent workshops:

  • Organic/Specialty Poultry
  • Turkey Grower
  • Meat & Egg Processing
  • Pullet/Layer Health
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Annual Meeting (invite only)

Thursday, March 15

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. On-site Registration/Badge Pick-Up
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

2 concurrent workshops:

  • Turkey Health
  • Pullet/Layer Production
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

MPF Student Careers Program (New)

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Make a Sandwich for a Good Cause! (The Allan Law Sandwich Community Service Project)
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Happy Hour on the Show Floor and Turkey Taste-Off (Complimentary beer and food samples while supplies last)
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

MPF Unhatched: An Evening of Eats & Entertainment

 Note; times are tentative and are subject to change; event attendance by sponsorship or table sales only (details to be announced this fall)

2018 Diamond, Platinum & Gold Sponsors

  • MWI Animal Health Logo 2018


  • Hybrid Hendrix Genetics
  • Hy-Line North America, LLC Logo 2018
  • Purina Logo
  • Select Genetics Logo


  • Canadian Poultry Magazine Logo
  • Centurion Poultry Inc Logo
  • Centurion Poultry Inc Logo
  • Devenish Logo
  • Elanco
  • Georgia Poultry Logo
  • Gislason & Hunter LLP Logo
  • Henning Companies Logo
  • Huvepharma Inc Logo
  • Merck
  • Nutriad
  • OmniLyte Enviro Inc.
  • Phibro Animal Health Corp Logo
  • Potters Poultry Logo
  • Poultry Times Logo
  • Starbar Logo
  • Starbar Logo
  • Tecno Poultry Systems LLC
  • Watt Global Media Logo
  • Zoetis