2020 Education: On-Demand Video

The education tracks of the 2020 MPF Virtual Convention are available by clicking the links for each track below.

August 12, 2020

August 13, 2020

LUNCHTIME LEARNING

  • COVID-19 Impact on Egg and Turkey Markets | Dr. Maro Ibarburu, Egg Industry Center and Dr. Thomas Elam, FarmEcon LLC
  • A New Framework for Internal Communications for Farmers and Food Producers | Ms. Hinda Mitchell, Inspire PR Group

LUNCHTIME LEARNING

  • Basic market outlook & hedging strategy | Mr. Dean Baker, Commodity Ingredients Hedging
  • Feed opportunity with Hemp | Mr. Andrew Bish, Hemp Harvest Works and Bish Enterprises

 

NUTRITION TRACK

  • Gut Health in Poultry Production | Marcos Rostagno, DVM, Phytobiotics North American LLC
  • Fatty Acids in ABF Poultry Production: A Nutritionist’s Perspective | Dr. Reza Poureslami, Purina Animal Nutrition

 

PRODUCTION HOT TOPICS (ALL BIRDS)

  • Monitoring Water Quality on Layer and Turkey Farms | Dr. Susan Watkins, University of Arkansas
  • Potential Power Savings with Variable Speed Tunnel Fans | Mr. Michael Czarick, University of Georgia
  • How to Take Advantage of a Research & Development Tax Credit for Farm Owners and Agribusiness | Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns, alliantgroup

TURKEY TRACK

  • Management Best Practices: Small Details can have the Biggest Impact | Mr. Peter Gruhl, Hybrid Turkeys
  • Turkey Diagnostic Case Exercise | Drs. Robert Porter, Saad Garaibeh, Elise Gerken, University of Minnesota and Jennie-O Turkey Store
  • Determine Feed Additive Efficacy | John Boney, Ph.D, Penn State

TURKEY TRACK 

  • Effect of Feed Form on Turkey Performance | Dr. Marcus Kenny, Aviagen Turkeys
  • Protozoal Management in Turkey Production | Ms. Elle Chadwick, North Carolina State University
  • Aspects of LED lighting: turkey behavior, performance, and well-being | Ms. Brooke M. Bartz, North Carolina State University
  • What You Need to Know about Raising the Modern Turkey | Mr. Ira Brister, Aviagen Turkeys

PULLET / EGG LAYER TRACK

  • The 30,000-foot View of U.S. Egg Industry – It’s Not Looking Good | Mr. Chad Gregory, United Egg Producers
  • The Current State of Pullet and Layer Health Status in the U.S. | Eric Gingerich, DVM, Diamond V
  • Outcome-Based Measures for the Layer Industry | Mr. Larry Sadler, United Egg Producers
  • Common Gut Health Challenges in Laying Hens | Anita Menconi, DVM, Evonik Corporation

PULLET / EGG LAYER TRACK 

  • Management of Ectoparasites in Cage-Free Housing Systems | Dr. Cassie Krejci, MGK
  • Keel Bone Fractures in Commercial Poultry: What we Know | Dr. Prafulla Regmi, NC State University
  • Euthanasia of Spent Hens | Mr. Ryan Moyle, Hen, Inc.
  • Air Intake and Ventilation House Design for Cage-Free Layers | Mr. Jorn Rinia, Tulderhof Ventilation and Welfare

BROILER TRACK

  • Back to Basics | Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland
  • Litter Amendments | Ms. Amy Syster, ChemTrade Logistics

BROILER TRACK

  • Water Quality in Broiler Facilities | Dr. Susan Watkins, University of Arkansas
  • Ventilation of Broiler Facilities | Mr. Michael Czarick, University of Georgia

PROCESSING TRACK

  • AMS Egg Facility Sanitation Overview | Mr. Jeff Hendricks, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Which Came First: Sanitation or food safety? | Dr. Deana Jones, USDA Agricultural Research Service
  • Focus on Exporting | Ms. Lisa Picard, National Turkey Federation; Mary Alice Cain, USA Poultry & Egg Export Council; and Mr. Larry Sadler, United Egg Producers

PROCESSING TRACK

  • Pre-Harvest Interventions and Implications on Safety of Turkey Processing | Dr. Anup Johny, University of Minnesota
  • Value-Added Poultry Products (White Striping) | Dr. Harshavardhan Thippareddi, University of Georgia
  • Poultry Meat Safety Hot Topics | Dr. Manpreet Singh, University of Georgia

FEATURED CONTENT

Recent Trends in Avian Pathogentic E. Coli, Clostridium Perfringens, and Salmonella in Turkeys | Dr. Theresia Lavergne, Arm & Hammer

FEATURED CONTENT, Part 1 

Precision Farming Part 1: Utilizing IoT Software and Artificial Intelligence | Mr. Simon Cohen, VP, M-Tech Systems / Mr. Zur Fabian, Exec. VP Diversified Agriculture

 FEATURED CONTENT, Part 2

Precision Farming Part 2: Leveraging the Integration of Smart Devices | Mr. Zur Fabian, Exec. VP Diversified Agriculture / Mr. Simon Cohen, VP, MTECH Systems