Louisville Marriott

26th Distillers Grains Symposium

Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District
Omaha, Nebraska

May 11 & 12, 2022

Exhibiting & Sponsorship Opportunities Available

2021 Symposium

MEMBERS & SPONSORS

Monday Morning

SYMPOSIUM WELCOME
Ms. Jacie Lissolo, President DGTC

SYMPOSIUM OVERVIEW
Dr. Kurt Rosentrater, Executive Director, DGTC

WEATHER, TARIFFS, AND POLITICS – DDGS IN 2021
Dr. Chad Hart, Iowa State University

MARKETS & DRIVERS FOR CEREAL GRAINS & COPRODUCTS IN 2021
Mr. Reece Cannady, U.S. Grains Council

MARKET DRIVERS AND PLATTS PRICE ASSESSMENTS
Ms. Sophie Byron, Platts

BENCHMARKING & IMPROVING QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE USING EVOLVING ANALYTICS
Ms. Connie Lindstrom, Christianson, PLLP

AFRICAN SWINE FEVER, ANIMAL DISEASES, & THE IMPORTANCE OF FEED SAFETY
Dr. Jordan Gebhardt, Kansas State University

HIGH PROTEIN DISTILLER’S DRIED GRAIN WITH YEAST IN PRACTICAL DIETS FOR CATFISH
Sidra Nazeer, Auburn University

ENERGY OF LACTATING DAIRY CATTLE – HIGH PROTEIN PROCESSED CORN PRODUCT
Ms. Addison Carrol, University of Nebraska Lincoln

SYMPOSIUM SCHOLARSHIPS
Dr. Kurt Rosentrater, Executive Director, DGTC

Monday Afternoon

BEVERAGE & FUEL DISTILLERS GRAINS – CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Mr. Kevin Brent Smith, Company Distilling

DISTILLERS GRAINS AND EEC
Ms. Amanda LeFevre & Ms. Kari Johnson, State of Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

DISTILLERS GRAINS ACTIVITY AT UK’S BEAM INSTITUTE
Mr. Brad Berron, James B. Beam Institute, University of Kentucky

OPTIONS FOR MECHANICAL DEWATERING AND DRYING OF SPENT DISTILLERS GRAINS
Mr. Jim Ling, Kason Corporation

NIR INSTRUMENTATION FOR CORN TO ETHANOL & COPRODUCTS
Mr. Paul Dawson, FOSS North America

REVERSE PITCH COMPETITION

Tuesday Morning

REGULATORY COMMITTEE UPDATES
Dr. Kurt Rosentrater, Executive Director, DGTC

EVALUATION OF ANALYTICAL RESULTS FOR MYCOTOXINS IN CORN & CORN DDGS
Mr. Raj Murugesan, DSM

OPTIMAL FISHFOOD
Optimal Aquafeed

WHERE HAVE WE BEEN, WHERE ARE WE GOING?
Dr. Kurt Rosentrater, Executive Director, DGTC

NEXT GENERATION ANALYTICS FOR ANIMAL FEED FORMULATION
Mr. Matthew Clark, Genesis Feed Technologies

CARBON INTENSITY, SUSTAINABILITY, AND CO-PRODUCTS
Ms. Kelly Davis, RFA

2021 DGTC SYMPOSIUM REGULATORY UPDATES
Mr. Gary Huddleston, AFIA

Tuesday Afternoon

EVOLVING PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES AND COPRODUCTS
Dr. Jennifer Aurandt, Marquis

WATER-FREE PROTEIN ENHANCEMENT OF DDGS
Mr. Kyle Flynn, ST Equipment & Technology

FRACTIONATION’S IMPACT ON MONOGASTRICS & RUMINANTS
Dr. Mallorie Wilkken, ICM, Inc.

EFFECTIVE USE OF COPRODUCTS IN POULTRY DIETS
Dr. Kevin Roberson, CSA Animal Nutrition

OPPORTUNITIES FOR DISTILLERS PRODUCTS IN PET FOODS
Dr. Kelly Swanson, University of Illinois

IMPORTANCE OF DISTILLERS IN RUMINANT DIETS
Dr. Galen Erickson, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

SYMPOSIUM – FINAL THOUGHTS
Dr. Kurt Rosentrater, Executive Director, DGTC

Michelle Harper

Michelle Harper

Program Coordinator

Michelle plans and coordinates the Annual DGTC Symposium. She started working with the DGTC in 1997 with Mr. Charlie Staff, who retired in 2013. When Dr. Rosentrater became Executive Director of the council in 2013, she has continued to work with the Council. Michelle is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Email: vmharp01@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-1574