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    Aug
    13
    Innovate 2018: Scheduled to Speak Chef Philippe Parola, “Can’t beat ‘em, Eat ‘em!”


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    The 2018 Innovate is truly embracing the concept of Innovation! Not only do we have a series of top quality scientific presentations, we have added in several presentations by chefs.

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    Aug
    13
    Interpretive Summary: Fecal microbiota composition changes after a BW loss diet in Beagle dogs.


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    In an article published in August 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers analyzed the fecal microbiota of obese beagles before and after they lost weight while on a low fat, high fiber diet.

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    Aug
    13
    Interpretive Summary: Substituting ground woody plants for cottonseed hulls in kid goat feedlot diets: growth performance and blood serum chemistry.


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    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied the effects ground woody plants, compared to cottonseed hulls (CSH), had on growth performance and health of kid goats (average age 6 months).

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    Aug
    09
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of active dry yeast on ruminal pH characteristics and energy partitioning of finishing steers under thermoneutral or heat-stressed environment.


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    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied how active dry yeast (ADY) supplementation affects the metabolism and rumen pH of feedlot steers under heat-stressed conditions.

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    Aug
    09
    Midwest 2019 Symposia Suggestions


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    There is still time to submit your symposium suggestions for the 2019 ASAS Midwestern Section.

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    Aug
    09
    2018 Innovate Conference


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    Registration is now open for the2018 Innovate Conference. This year’s conference will be held on September 9-11 at the ChâteauÉlan Winery & Resort in Braselton, GA.

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    Aug
    09
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of increasing concentrations of an Escherichia coli phytase on the apparent ileal digestibility of amino acids and the apparent total tract digestibility of energy and nutrients in corn-soybean meal diets fed to growing pigs.


    July JAS
    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers added bacterial Escherichia coli phytase to pig feed. Their aim was to determine if phytase could increase the apparent ileal digestibility (AID) and apparent total tract digestibility (ATTD) of nutrients in a corn-soybean meal (SBM) diet in growing barrow pigs.

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    Aug
    06
    Interpretive Summary: Reducing BW loss during lactation in sows: a meta-analysis on the use of a nonstarch polysaccharide-hydrolyzing enzyme supplement.


    July JAS
    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, a meta-analysis was done to determine how supplementation of non-starch polysaccharide (NSP)-hydrolyzing enzymes (from the fungi Talaromyces versatilis) in sow feed affected sow performance during lactation.

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    Aug
    06
    Interpretive Summary: Grape seed procyanidin extract inhibits adipogenesis and stimulates lipolysis of porcine adipocytes in vitro.


    July JAS
    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers looked at the effects grape seed procyanidin extract (GSPE) had on the growth and development of piglet fat cells in an in vitro setting.

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    Aug
    06
    Congratulations Dr. Sanjay Jadhao!


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Jadhao on receiving the TIMESNOW ICICI Bank NRI of the Year Award.

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    Aug
    06
    Annual Meeting Special Event Requests


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    Submit your special event request for the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

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    Aug
    06
    Get involved in future meetings!


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    Planning for the scientific program of the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting is currently underway, and members are invited to submit their ideas for symposia.

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    Aug
    02
    Professional Member Discount - Annual Meeting 2019


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    We hope you will join ASAS and CSAS for the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Austin, Texas, July 8 - 11, 2019.

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    Aug
    02
    New August JAS Now Online


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    A new issue of the Journal of Animal Science is out! Don't forget to take a look at all the new exciting research now published.

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    Aug
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of increasing space allowance by removing a pig or gate adjustment on finishing pig growth performance.


    July JAS
    An article published in the July 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigates how finishing pig growth performance is affected by increasing space allowance in pens using gate adjustment or pig removal.

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    Aug
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Rapid Communication: Porcine CRTC3 gene clone, expression pattern, and its regulatory role in intestinal epithelial cells.


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    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers characterized the tissue-specific expression and function of the CRTC3 gene in pigs.


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    Jul
    29
    In Memory of Dr. Zerle Carpenter


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    Dr. Zerle Leon Carpenter passed away peacefully at the age of 83, on July 23, 2018, at his home in Bryan, Texas.

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    Jul
    29
    NSF wants to know what you think it should fund


    Science has published an article reviewing the qualifications for submitting an idea!

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    Jul
    29
    House votes to conference farm bill and names conferees


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    A recent article in Politico discusses the 47 members appointed to the farm bill conference committee.

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    Jul
    29
    Nominee announced for top USDA science post


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    A recent article in Science discusses the entomologist that is Trump's pick to lead the U.S. farm research programs.

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