The latest swine nutrition research digested into 9 minutes – every week.

If you are a swine nutritionist who wants to stay up to date with all that is working in the industry, but doesn’t know how to start, doesn’t have the time, or feel most courses out there don’t deliver, then you have come to the right place.

The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is specially designed by and for professionals just like yourself. With it, you can effortlessly have access to the thoughts of the most brilliant minds in our industry – all while going about your routine and saving your time.

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Meet the host

Clayton Chastain

Clayton Chastain earned his B.S. in Animal Sciences from Purdue University in 2017, and his M.S. in Swine Nutrition in 2019. He has worked as Swine Research Coordinator for United Animal Health, where he gained experience in trial design and management, diet formulation, and data collection and analysis – among many other aspects of swine research. Currently, he works as a Swine Nutrition Technical Analyst for Swine it.

You can find more information about him on LinkedIn

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Meet the founder

Dr. Marcio Gonçalves

Dr. Marcio Goncalves earned his veterinary degree from UFRGS, a top university in Brazil, and his PhD in applied swine nutrition from Kansas State University and worked as Global Nutritionist for one of the major swine genetic companies where he led nutrient requirement updates, diet formulation & feeding program for nucleus farms, development of nutritional economic models, and reviewing diets from over 100 customers. Currently, he is the founder of Wisenetix, the largest network of podcasts in the agriculture industry.

He has over 15 years of experience in swine production with exposure to over 20 countries and 120 research studies in pig nutrition/production and his life purpose is to create a positive impact in the world through knowledge dissemination in the global ag industry.

Additionally, he is a member of the Non-Ruminant Nutrition Symposium Committee at the American Society of Animal Science. More information can be found at Google Scholar, Research Gate, and LinkedIn.

Learn swine nutrition from the brightest minds of the global swine industry – in 9 minutes.


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Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University

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Associate Professor, University of Minnessota

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