U.S. Sorghum: The Resource Conserving Ingredient™ for Swine Diets [Webinar]

(Sponsored by United Sorghum Checkoff)

November 30th, 2022 (archive)

Register to learn about Sorghum from a botanical point of view.

A practical review of contemporary research and commercial experiences about feeding US sorghum to pigs from the US and abroad from Dr. Ioannis Mavromichalis, a consulting nutritionist with international outreach. This webinar will also cover sorghum and tannins and recommendations for testing US sorghum at commercial pig farms around the world.

This webinar will broadcast at: 9:00 AM CST (Chicago) / 3:00 PM GMT (London) / 11:00 PM CST (Beijing).


1. Sorghum from a botanical point of view.

2. Sorghum and tannins.

3. US sorghum and no-tannin US hybrids.

4. Feeding US sorghum – research findings.

5. Feeding US sorghum – commercial experiences.

6. Recommendations for testing US sorghum at commercial farms.

This webinar is sponsored by United Sorghum Checkoff and presented by Feed & Grain, and Feed Strategy.


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Dr. Ioannis Mavromichalis
Principal of Ariston Nutrition Consulting International

Dr. Ioannis Mavromichalis holds graduate degrees in pig nutrition from Kansas State University (MSc 1997) and University of Illinois (Ph.D. 2000). He is the author of over 500 technical publications including journal papers, book chapters, reviews, articles, newsletters, and regular columns in technical magazines. He has also done considerable ghostwriting work, and he is now offering technical writing know-how to corporate clients worldwide. In 2008, Dr. Mavromichalis formed Ariston Nutrition SL, offering worldwide consultancy and nutrition services to pig producers, premix compounders, feed manufacturers, genetic houses, and additive suppliers. Services range from feed formulation to product development, from advice on additives to research design, and from complete nutrition reviews to practical on-farm recommendations. In 2007, he published a book titled “Applied Nutrition for Young Pigs”, a subject for which he is considered one of the top experts worldwide, combining in a single volume extensive scientific knowledge and wide practical experience. In his previous occupation, Dr. Mavromichalis held the field and executive technical positions in major feed nutrition suppliers in the USA and Europe.


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