A variety of swine nutrition and related issues will be covered at the 26th Annual Swine Nutrition Conference set for Nov. 10, 2010 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, NC.

Morning coffee and poster session kicks off the program at 7 a.m.

Neil Dierks, National Pork Producers Council, will present an overview of legislative and regulatory issues facing the U.S. pork industry.

Frank Dunshea of the University of Melbourne (Australia) will explain new developments in swine nutrition, followed by Hans Stein of the University of Illinois, who will discuss nutrient and energy utilization by swine.

Siddhartha Thakur of North Carolina State University will expound on what is known, unknown and the future direction for the antimicrobial resistance paradox.

Eugeni Roura of the University of Queensland (Australia) will discuss nutrient sensing, taste and feed in pigs.

Finally, Jack Odle of North Carolina State University will present correlations between infant and piglet health and nutrition.

A reception follows the adjournment of the program. Hotel reservations can be made by calling (919) 941-5050. For more program information, go to www.cfia.org.

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