California Animal Nutrition Conference and Technical Symposium

The 2019 California Animal Nutrition Conference (CANC) Technical Symposium was held Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Fresno, California.

As the 2019 Technical Symposium sponsor, Kemin Animal Nutrition & Health – North America hosted the following dairy cattle nutrition experts to speak on current issues impacting the industry — and how amino acids can improve production, health and reproduction in dairy cows.

Outlined below you will find speaker presentation videos with highlights of each presentation, as well as a PDF copy of the official conference proceedings (pages 1-39).

Speaker Presentation Videos

Dr. Mike Van Amburgh


Professor, Cornell University


Topic: Modeling and integrating metabolizable energy and protein supply, and requirements in lactating dairy cattle to optimize nitrogen utilization


Watch the full video here.

Dr. Phil Cardoso


Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Topic: Role of amino acids in reproduction


Watch the full video here.

Dr. Sebastián Arriola Apelo


Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Topic: Beyond metabolizable protein, considerations about amino acid nutrition


Watch the full video here.

Dr. Paul Kononoff


Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Topic: Variation of nutrient composition in feed byproducts: implications on balancing dairy rations for amino acids


Watch the full video here.

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