We thank all the participants and our sponsors for attending the Symposium, which has shown that the actors in the livestock sector are receptive to new things.
See you again in 2023!
Since 2004, Dr. Elizabeth Santin has been a Professor of Poultry Pathology at the Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil. She completed her DVM at the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria and PhD at the Universidade de São Paulo. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California in Immunology and Nutrition.
Dr. Santin has been actively engaged in research in the fields of gastrointestinal health and microbiology applied to poultry production. She is the developer of the ISI (I See Inside) method which is the most detailed and worldwide accepted method to analyze and compare the GUT health in mainly monogastric species. She joined the Jefo Team in January 2019, and she is now operating as VP Applied Scientific Curiosity (ASC).
Piero Agostini, a young man of Brazilian descent, graduated in veterinary medicine from the Universidade Estadual de Londrina in 2006. He also took part in a master’s program in feeding. As a PhD student, he earned a doctorate in nutrition and management in Dublin and then in Barcelona.
Initially, he gained experience as a livestock feed researcher in Spain, then in 2013 he joined the Schothorst Feed Research team in the Netherlands! At SFR, it mainly conducts research and consulting activities by visiting clients, who are mostly feed manufacturers and integrators in Europe and Asia. He is involved in providing courses and trainings related to poultry nutrition.
The cooperation between Agrofeed Ltd. and Schothorst Feed Research dates back many years, and the poultry has been working professionally for almost four years with Piero’s personal consulting.
Jannes Doppenberg has 25 years of experience in the international feed business. He obtained his MSc degree from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. He majored in Animal Nutrition and Animal Physiology with minors in Agronomy and Pedagogy. Part of his studies were conducted at the Ohio Agricultural Research Center in the U.S. during an internship. In the U.S. he obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Holistic Nutrition from Clayton College of Natural Health.
He managed a vitamin and mineral premix business in the U.S. for 15 years. Upon returning to the Netherlands Jannes joined Schothorst Feed Research an independent research organization focusing on evaluating the nutritional value of feedstuffs and feed additives for the international feed industry. He was mainly involved with research and consultancy for the feed industry because of his practical experience. From 2021 he has started his own independent consultancy service.
Dr. Ronald Scholten has more than 10 years’ experience in fermentation of feed. In 2001, he finished his PhD “Fermentation of Liquid Diets for Pigs”, which was a collaboration project between Applied Research Institute for Pig Husbandry (where he worked from 1996 until 1999) and University of Wageningen, Netherlands.
Dr. Scholten lived in Hungary from 2003, where he also co-owned and managed 5 pig farms until 2010. Since 2010 he has his own consultancy company, Dr.FERM, focused on fermentation of raw materials. His customers are feed factories, pig farmers, integrators, and companies developing enzymes or bacteria. Moreover, also poultry, calves and aquaculture are showing more and more interest into fermentation technology. Dr.FERM is world-wide active.
Botond Alpár has 23 years of experience in the feed business. Graduated from Szent István University, Hungary in 1997, in the same year he started his career at Agribrands Europe Hungary (Purina), later Cargill as a pig product manager.
He joined Agrofeed Ltd. in 2002 and worked as a pig nutritionist until August 2019, developed feed formulas and nutrition programs for local and foreign pig producers. Since September 2019, he has been the leader of the R&D team dealing with other animal species as well. He also supervises feed experiments in the company’s own swine test farm at Lovászpatona, Vivafarm Ltd.
How to replace coccidiostatics and antibiotics in poultry feeding programs? 10 years experience in Hungary!
Antibiotic – Free Broilers Canada / USA
CalSeaGrow, Natural solution to maximize egg production, reduce the impact of oxidative stress, while improving overall egg quality
The importance of water for farm animals
Contribution to natural feeding programs from the nutritionist side
Hungarian and foreign POULTRY and PIG nutritionist are invited, who are existing and targeted business partenrs of Agrofeed Ltd. (Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Belarus, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia, Albania, Croatia, Baltics, Georgia, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan).
Participation is free for invited guests.