College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference

March 24-25, 2015

North Baltimore Plaza Hotel


The Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference (formerly the Maryland Nutrition Conference) is recognized as a premier educational event for the animal nutrition industry. Local, national, and international nutritionists share new, innovative, and practical research being conducted at universities, in industry and at government institutions. Regulatory issues and future opportunities are discussed. The program is focused onpoultry, dairy, and equine nutrition.

Brought to you by the following affiliations:
Maryland Feed Industry Council, University of Maryland, American Feed Industry Association, Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University, University of Delaware, University of Pennsylvania - Veterinary School, USDA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, West Virginia University


Conference Committee

Chair and Editor: Nick Zimmermann, University of Maryland

Coordinator: Jennifer Reynolds, University of Maryland

Program Chair: Amy Burk, University of Maryland

Technical Symposium Sponsor: 


General Program

Co-Chair: Gary Howell, Perdue Foods, LLC

Poultry Program Committee 

Chair: Joe Moritz, West Virginia University
Co-Chair: Chris Olinger, Wenger Feeds


  • Roselina Angel , University of Maryland
  • Rami Dalloul, Virginia Tech
  • Robert Elkin, Penn State University
  • Hank Engster
  • Jeannine Harter-Dennis
  • James McNaughton, AHPharma
  • Ted Miller, Mountaire Farms
  • Randy Mitchell, Perdue Farms
  • Audrey McElroy, Virginia Tech
  • Bill Saylor, University of Delaware
  • Nick Zimmermann, University of Maryland 
  • Gary Howell, Perdue Foods, LLC
  • Dave Nuttle, Perdue Agribusiness, LLC

Equine Program Committee

Chair: Amy Burk, University of Maryland
Co-Chair: Marty Adams, Southern States


  • Laura Gladney, Rutgers University
  • Burt Staniar, Penn State University
  • Amy Iafolla, Triple Crown Feed
  • Ann Swinker, Penn State University
  • Michelle Jennings, Mill of Bel Air
  • Rebecca Splan, Virginia Tech
  • Carissa Wickens, University of Delaware

Dairy Program Committee

Chair: Rich Erdman, University of Maryland
Co-Chair: Sue Puffenbarger, Land O'Lakes


  • Mike Westendorff, Rutgers University
  • Tanya Gressley, University of Delaware
  • Mark Hanigan, Virginia Tech
  • Ginny Ishler, Penn State
  • Rick Kohn, University of Maryland
  • Lisa Tager, Vi-Cor
  • Clay Zimmerman, Kent Nutrition
  • Brad Oldick, Southern States
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