Nutrition models workshop (use this page immediately before workshop)

We are excited to offer the 2020 NANP Nutrition Models Workshop online this year. It will be held on June 21, 2020 from 11:00 to 17:05 Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4).

You can register for the workshop here.


Time* Session Speaker
11:00 Welcoming remarks Tim Hackmann, UC Davis
11:05 Tutorial on R Veridiana Daley, Land O’Lakes
11:35 Model construction: lecture Tim Hackmann, UC Davis
12:05 Model construction: exercises Tim Hackmann, UC Davis
12:50 Break
13:00 Evaluating model predictions: lecture Henk van Lingen, UC Davis
13:30 Evaluating model predictions: exercises Henk van Lingen, UC Davis
14:15 Break
14:25 Meta-analysis: lecture Veridiana Daley, Land O’Lakes
14:55 Meta-analysis: exercises Veridiana Daley, Land O’Lakes
15:40 Break
15:50 Building a nutrient requirement model: lecture Mark Hanigan, Virginia Tech
16:20 Building a nutrient requirement model: exercises Mark Hanigan, Virginia Tech

*All times are Eastern Daylight Time

Workshop materials

To participate in the workshop, you will need a laptop with the following files and applications to complete the exercises:

Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3
Exercise 4
R package installation script
R tutorial

• Excel

Presentation 2

To use R and RStudio, will you need to install several packages. You can do this by opening and running the R package installation script in R.

Past years

You can access materials from all past workshops here.


USDA-NIFA & National Animal Nutrition Program