Heat stress is an annual — and potentially one of the costliest — issues facing livestock and poultry producers worldwide.

May 13, 2021

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Date: May 27, 2021


Although heat stress significantly reduces feed intake, this isn't the only performance parameter affected and ultimately negatively impacts all aspects of animal production.

Prof. Lance Baumgard, Ph.D., Iowa State University, will provide an insightful view on:

  • The biology of heat stress in production animals

  • Why today's livestock and poultry may be more susceptible to heat stress than generations previous

  • How heat stress is connected to overall gut health

  • Practical nutritional approaches to combating heat stress

Prof. Baumgard's primary research emphasis has been on the metabolic and endocrine consequences of heat stress in growing and lactating animals.

Don't let the effects of heat stress impact your operation this summer – join us for insights to improve your strategy!


Lance H. Baumgard, Ph.D.
Professor, Norman L. Jacobson Endowed Professor in Nutritional Physiology
Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University

Dr. Lance Baumgard grew up on a mixed livestock and row-crop farm in southwestern Minnesota. He received his B.S. and M.S. degree from the university of Minnesota and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. He joined the University of Arizona's Animal Science and Human Nutrition departments in 2001, and then joined Iowa State University in 2009 as the Norman Jacobson Professor of Nutritional Physiology in the Department of Animal Science.

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