Featured Articles

  • Sep
    20
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of humic substances on rumen fermentation, nutrient digestibility, methane emissions, and rumen microbiota in beef heifers.


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    A recent article in the September 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science explores the use of humic substances (HS) as an alternative feed additive.

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  • Sep
    19
    Check out the September Highlight on Animal Smart


    The September highlight on Animal Smart is about Mammals. Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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  • Sep
    19
    Recruit Members - Win a Computer!


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    We need your help! ASAS has been fortunate enough to enjoy record membership over the last 5 years - and we are hoping to continue to build on that momentum. Recruit members and win a computer!

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  • Sep
    16
    New September 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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  • Sep
    16
    Interpretive Summary: Analysis of temporal fecal microbiota dynamics in weaner pigs with and without exposure to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli.


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    In a September 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied how exposures to ETEC affected the fecal microbiota of post-weaning pigs and profiled temporal shifts in pig fecal microbiota during weaning transition.

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  • Sep
    16
    2019 Midwestern Section Call for Abstracts and Early Registration


    Members are encouraged to submit abstracts of papers for oral or poster presentation. The deadline to submit an abstract for this meeting is November 8, 2018, at 3:00 pm CST.

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  • Sep
    12
    Become a Jr. Animal Scientist


    Sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists! This membership from the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) is a great way for kids to learn about science and the animal world.

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  • Sep
    12
    Southern Section Election Nominations


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    The 2018/19 Nominating Committee is beginning their work and is soliciting membership for potential candidates to be considered for the office of Secretary/Treasurer-Elect, National Director and Graduate Director. Please consider making a nomination.

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  • Sep
    12
    2019 Southern Section Meeting - Call for Abstracts


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    Members are encouraged to submit abstracts of papers for oral presentation. The deadline to submit an abstract for this meeting is October 8, 2018 at 3:00 pm CDT.

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  • Sep
    12
    Changes Coming for the 2019 Joint Midwest ASAS/ADSA Annual Meeting


    Please take a moment to review the changes that are coming for the 2019 Joint Midwest ASAS/ADSA Annual Meeting.

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  • Sep
    10
    Interpretive Summary: Identifying the optimal course delivery platform in an undergraduate animal behavior research course.


    In an August 2018 article published in Translational Animal Science, researchers studied the outcomes of three pedagogical approaches on student outcomes in an undergraduate animal behavior research course.

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  • Sep
    10
    USDA Extends Deadline for Responses on NIFA/ERS Relocation


    On Friday, September 7th, USDA issued a press release that it is extending the deadline for expressions of interest for the new headquarters for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Economic Research Service (ERS).

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  • Sep
    05
    Innovate 2018


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    The 2018 Innovate is truly embracing the concept of Innovation! Don't miss out on the keynote speaker and other great symposia!

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  • Sep
    05
    Interpretive Summary: Nutrient digestibility, rumen microbial protein synthesis, and growth performance in sheep consuming rations containing sea buckthorn pomace.


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    In a July 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied the potential benefit of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) pomace (SBP) on the growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and rumen microbe protein synthesis, when included in sheep feed.

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  • Sep
    05
    Interpretive Summary: Caretaker attitudes toward swine euthanasia.


    An article was published in the September 2018 Translational Animal Science where researchers categorized caregiver attitudes towards swine euthanasia through self-assessment surveys.

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  • Sep
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Thermoregulatory response of Brangus heifers to naturally occurring heat exposure on pasture


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    An article published in the August Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigated Brangus heifers’ thermoregulatory response to heat exposure on pasture.

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  • Sep
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Supplementation with organic acids showing different effects on growth performance, gut morphology, and microbiota of weaned pigs fed with highly or less digestible diets.


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    In a July 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers conducted two studies to look at the potential benefit of organic acids (OA) on the growth performance and gut health of weaned pigs, when added to a highly digestible, versus a less digestible diet.

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  • Sep
    02
    Innovate 2018: Final Program


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    Take a peak at whats to come at the 2018 Innovate conference!

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  • Sep
    02
    Save the Date! 2019 ADSA ASAS Northeast Meeting


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    Save the date for the 2019 Northeast ASAS-ADSA Meeting in Hershey, PA!

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  • Sep
    02
    2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting Call for Symposia Suggestions


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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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