Press Releases

9 October 2017 - Where is fiber fermented in the pig digestive tract?

12 September 2017 - Calcium to phosphorus ratio in pig diets established by new study

16 August 2017 - Study shows response to phytase varies among canola meal varieties

24 July 2017 - Nutritional value of soybean meal varies among sources from different countries

19 June 2017 - Wheat coproducts vary in protein digestibility when fed to pigs

31 May 2017 - Zinc's negative effects on mineral digestibility can be mitigated, study shows

26 April 2017 - New study deems dairy "excellent" source of protein for children

10 April 2017 - Soy protein concentrate can replace animal proteins in weanling pig diets

13 March 2017 - Supplemental fat not necessary when canola meal is fed to weanling pigs

1 February 2017 - Rice bran in weanling pig diets does not reduce growth performance

22 December 2016 - U of I co-hosts summit on benefits of precision nutrition

20 December 2016 - Research at Illinois studies importance of threonine:lysine ratio in pig diets

30 November 2016 - Added fat in pig diets may affect digestibility of nutrients

26 October 2016 - New soy protein concentrate can be used in weanling pig diets

29 September 2016 - U of I research studies calcium requirements for weanling pigs

16 September 2016 - U of I, Chinese researchers team up to study energy digestibility in wheat bran fed to pigs

26 July 2016 - Production area does not affect phosphorus digestibility in soybean meal fed to pigs

6 July 2016 - Pelleting and extrusion increase digestible and metabolizable energy in diets for pigs

17 May 2016 - Addition of microbial xylanase to diets containing rice bran increases energy value for pigs

21 March 2016 - Smaller corn particle size means more energy for pigs, lower costs for producers

29 February 2016 - High-protein canola meal beneficial for growing pigs

21 January 2016 - Soybean meal produced in U.S. has greater energy values when fed to pigs than previously estimated

18 December 2015 - Study determines rice co-products valuable sources of amino acids in pig diets

7 December 2015 - Grinding corn to a smaller particle size can improve its nutritional value

11 November 2015 - Research at U of I aims to help swine producers feed the right amount of calcium

29 September 2015 - Study concludes that added enzyme makes phosphorus in rice co-products more digestible in pig diets

14 September 2015 - Study: Inclusion rate for high protein canola meal in weanling pig diets could be as high as 40 percent

27 July 2015 - Study: Carbohydrate composition determined in cereals and cereal co-products used in pig feed

9 June 2015 - Researchers evaluate threonine co-product as alternative protein source for pig diets

19 May 2015 - DSM Nutritional Sciences Award 2015 winner announced: Professor Dr. Hans H. Stein

24 April 2015 - Study determines nutritional value of canola oil co-products when fed to pigs

20 March 2015 - Pigs gain the same with corn-ethanol co-product as with corn-soybean meal diet, says study

18 February 2015 - Study: Pigs can regulate sulfur retention when distillers dried grains are included in diet

27 January 2015 - Corn co-products from wet milling may be included in pig diets, study shows

16 December 2014 - International opportunities for graduate students in monogastric nutrition at Illinois

2 December 2014 - Versatile aquatic plant provides fuel for people and food for pigs

18 November 2014 - New research on Ca provision in growing pigs

30 October 2014 - Copra and palm products can be good sources of phosphorus in pig diets, study says

23 September 2014 - U of I, commodity councils hold educational workshop for Southeast Asia animal feed professionals

8 September 2014 - Researchers test organic vs. inorganic microminerals fed to pigs

29 July 2014 - Evaluating low-fat distillers dried grains with solubles for use in swine diets

3 July 2014 - Study on energy digestibility in cereal grains could help different populations meet their nutritional needs

3 June 2014 - Using swine studies to improve human nutrition

30 April 2014 - Nutritional values established for oilseed meals in pig diets

17 March 2014 - Study looks at calcium in canola meal as part of pig diet

26 February 2014 - Researchers determine feather meal good source of energy for swine

29 January 2014 - Study provides nutritional value for co-products from the human food industry for use in pig feed

8 January 2014 - Webinar to address FDA decision on antibiotics use in food animals

10 December 2013 - Study provides nutritional information on use of camelina in pig diets

2 December 2013 - Study examines nutritional value of four alternative animal protein sources for weanling pigs

5 November 2013 - Study to aid formulation of diets containing fermented soybean meal for weanling pigs

1 October 2013 - New brochure provides nutritional data on soy products fed to pigs

4 September 2013 - Researchers determine digestibility of blood products as feed in weanling pigs

5 August 2013 - Nutritional values established in three new, high-energy protein ingredients fed to weanling pigs

24 July 2013 - Fat digestibility in pigs study looks at oils in soybeans, corn co-products

5 June 2013 - New bacterial phytase is highly effective at increasing phosphorus digestibility in pigs

15 May 2013 - Establishing the nutritional value of copra and palm kernel products fed to pigs

23 April 2013 - Calculating phosphorus and calcium concentrations in meat and bone meal for pig diets

29 March 2013 - Feeding corn germ to pigs does not affect growth performance

28 February 2013 - Replacing soybean meal in pig diets

14 January 2013 - Using lysine estimates to detect heat damage in DDGS

3 December 2012 - Managing weanling pigs without using antibiotic growth promoters

1 October 2012 - Meeting pigs' phosphorous requirements with fermented soybean meal

17 July 2012 - Helping pigs to digest phosphorus

16 July 2012 - Revised edition of The Nutrient Requirements of Swine released

7 June 2012 - Finding ways to feed pigs for less

9 April 2012 - Digestibility and nutritional value of whey co-products for weanling pigs

21 March 2012 - Distillers grains safe for pigs, even with sulfur content

7 March 2011 - Research sheds light on fat digestibility in pigs

16 February 2011 - Sulabo shares strategies to reduce swine feeding costs in 2011

7 February 2011 - Research proves new soybean meal sources are good fish meal alternatives

14 January 2011 - Particle size reductions may help lower feed costs

8 September 2010 - Swine researchers seek answers to fiber’s low digestibility

30 August 2010 - New information available on feeding wheat to pigs

12 July 2010 - Stein named 2010 American Feed Industry Association Award winner

22 June 2010 - Danish university seeks extended partnership with the University of Illinois

20 Apr 2010 - Virginiamycin may reduce feed costs for swine producers

17 Feb 2010 - U of I researcher launches swine nutrition Web site

4 Feb 2010 - High-protein distillers dried grains provide options for producers