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    ASAS is now accepting applications for its 2016 Science Communications Summer Internship program. 

    Interns will work with the ASAS Scientific Communications Associate to write press releases, write and edit online content, produce podcasts and create video content for ASAS sites.

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Does the public trust science? - A summary of the workshop “Trust and Confidence at the Interfaces of the Life Sciences and Society: Does the Public Trust Science?” is now available. READ MORE...

Interpretive Summaries

  • Challenges of cattle production in the Southeast

    An article in the October 2015 issue of Animal Frontiers examines the challenges that producers operating a forage-based system encounter and how to make the best of the situations.
  • A paradigm shift in public lands and grazing livestock

    An article in the October 2015 issue of Animal Frontiers discusses examples of new U.S. policies that have caused permanent removal of livestock grazing lands and food production.

  • Economic impacts of PEDV

    Researchers from Iowa State University and Kansas State University recently assessed the economic impact of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV). Their research was published online October 2, 2015 in the Journal of Animal Science.