University of Maryland

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Animal & Avian Sciences

Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference

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 on poultry, 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
Program Chair: Amy Burk, University of Maryland
Technical Symposium Sponsor: 


Jennifer Reynolds, University of Maryland

General Program


  • Robert Elkin, Penn State Univ
  • Nick Zimmermann, Univ of Maryland
  • Joe Moritz, West Virginia Univ

Poultry Program Committee 

Chair: Joe Moritz, West Virginia University
Co-Chair: Gary Howell, Perdue Farms


  • 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 

Equine Program Committee

Chair: Laura Gladney, Rutgers University
Co-Chair: Marty Adams, Southern States


  • Amy Burk, University of Maryland
  • Burt Staniar, Penn State University
  • Amy Iafolla, Triple Crown Feed
  • Ann Swinker, Penn State University
  • Michelle Jennings
  • Rebecca Splan, Virginia Tech
  • Carissa Wickens, University of Delaware

Dairy Program Committee

  • Chair: Rich Erdman, University of Maryland 
  • Co-Chair: Sue Poffenbarger


  • 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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