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  • Nov
    30
    NPD Group Finds COVID-19 has Changed American Eating Patterns


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    The NPD group report for this year shows how in mid-March, US eating patterns were disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Nov
    30
    DGAC Recommends Meat for Children Under Two Years


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    The Dietary Guidelines for Americans Advisory Committee provided recommendations for children under the age of two years.

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  • Nov
    30
    US Dairy Benefits in Trade Agreement


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    USTR announced the conclusion of its review of Indonesia’s eligibility to continue receiving preferential tariff access to the U.S. market under the GSP program.

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  • Nov
    30
    Blueprint for a National Strategy Introduced to Address Food System Challenges


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    Harvard and Vermont Law Schools have recently published a blueprint to identify the gaps and create solutions.

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  • Nov
    30
    Agricultural Statistics Advisory Committee Established


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    The United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service announced the members appointed to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics.

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  • Nov
    30
    Action Requested on Proper Milk Labeling


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    The National Milk Producers Federation sent a letter to the United States Food and Drug Administration, expressing the need for proper labeling

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  • Nov
    30
    European Union Allows Plant-Based Foods to be Labeled as “Burgers” and “Sausages”


    The European Union rejected all proposals that attempted to reserve the term “meat” only for products containing meat.

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  • Nov
    30
    *Deadline Approaching* USDA FSA Safety-Net Program for Dairy Producers


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    The USDA Farm Service Agency announced December 11, 2020, as the deadline for the 2021 calendar year for the Dairy Margin Coverage Program.

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  • Nov
    30
    COVID-19 Vaccination Letter


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    Several food and beverage associations sent a letter to President Trump requesting priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine for food, beverage, and agricultural workers.

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  • Nov
    23
    Interpretive Summary: The induced pluripotent stem cells from farm animals


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science reviewed and assessed the current status of iPSC research and development in farm animals.

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  • Nov
    23
    Western Section Graduate Student Director Nominations


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    Please take a moment to submit your nomination for the WSASAS Graduate Student Director.

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  • Nov
    23
    Happy Thanksgiving


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    The ASAS office is Closed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for Thanksgiving.

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  • Nov
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Efficiency of standardized ileal digestible lysine utilization in pregnant gilts and sows


    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science determined the kSID for Lysine during early-, mid- and late-stage gestation in pregnant gilts and sows.

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  • Nov
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Genes associated with somatic cell count index in Brown Swiss cattle


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to identify genetic markers for somatic cell count.

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  • Nov
    19
    2021 Annual Meeting Updates


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    Check out these important updates for the 2021 Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

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  • Nov
    19
    Midwest Board Nominations


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    Midwest Members - Please take a moment to nominate for the 2021-2022 Board offices.

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  • Nov
    16
    Interpretive Summary: Associations in replacement gilt production


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    A recently published article in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to characterize measurable parameters in replacement gilt production.

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  • Nov
    16
    Interpretive Summary: Canola meal in nursery pig diets: growth performance and gut health


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    A newly published article in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated whether canola meal might benefit the growth performance and gut health of nursery pigs.

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  • Nov
    16
    2021 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts


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    Don't miss out on your opportunity to submit an abstract for the 2021 ASAS-CSAS-SSASAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

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  • Nov
    16
    2021-2022 Southern Section Elections


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    Southern Section members, please take a moment to cast your vote.

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