Featured Articles

  • Oct
    26
    Subsidies to Farmers Reaches Over $40 Billion This Year


    New record amount for federal payments to farmers is projected.

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  • Oct
    26
    USDA Announced Deadline for WHIP+ Program


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    The USDA announced the deadline to submit applications to the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus for 2018 and 2019 losses.

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  • Oct
    26
    Strengthening Local Process Act


    Read more about the new act that will expand the processing capacity for smaller meat and poultry producers.

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  • Oct
    26
    USDA Extends Free Schools Meals


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    The USDA is extending flexibilities to allow free meals to continue for all children throughout the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • Oct
    26
    FY 2021 Funding Through December


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    The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021, and Other Extensions Act of 2020.

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  • Oct
    26
    New Bill to Stop Political Influence in Health Decisions


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    Read about the new bill introduced to stop political influence in health care decisions.

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  • Oct
    26
    2020 Health Statistics Act


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    New 2020 Health Statistics Act introduced to amend the Public Health Service Act.

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  • Oct
    26
    Diversity Training at USDA


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    Read more about how the request for diversity training within the USDA.

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  • Oct
    22
    Cast your vote in the 2021-2022 Southern Section Elections


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    Southern Section Members - please take a moment to vote in the 2021-2022 Southern Section Elections.

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  • Oct
    22
    Follow Up to Challenges and Opportunities of Moving Your Courses Online Webinar


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    Don't miss the follow-up faculty panel discussion on Challenges and Opportunities of Moving your Courses Online.

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  • Oct
    22
    Interpretive Summary: Increasing the digestibility of phosphorus in diets fed to growing pigs


    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated whether grains with intrinsic phytase could increase the digestibility of P.

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  • Oct
    22
    Interpretive Summary: Feeding weaned pigs multi-enzyme supplemented diets


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine the effects of adding 2 multi-enzyme products, and 1 of 2 novel amylase products to phytase-supplemented corn–soybean meal-based diets for weaned pigs.

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  • Oct
    19
    Interpretive Summary: German guideline for farm’s self-monitoring in sows and piglets


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science tested the feasibility and reliability of a German guideline for farm's self-monitoring in sows and piglets.

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  • Oct
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Apparent and true digestibility of macro and micro nutrients in adult maintenance dog foods


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated the digestibility of micronutrients in dogs.

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  • Oct
    15
    ASAS Southern Section Award Nominations Now Open


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    Please take a moment to nominate a deserving Southern Section member.

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  • Oct
    15
    Interpretive Summary: Soybean meal allergenic protein degradation of piglets fed protease-supplemented diets


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine the effects of protease supplementation on degradation of soybean meal allergenic proteins and gut health of weaned pigs fed soybean meal-based diets.

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  • Oct
    15
    Interpretive Summary: Feeding anthocyanin-rich purple corn stover silage to dairy goats


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    Researchers in a recent Journal of Animal Science study evaluated an anthocyanin-rich purple corn as a potential antioxidant supplement for dairy goat feed.

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  • Oct
    12
    Interpretive Summary: SDSU Beef 2020 increases participant knowledge of the beef industry


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    In a recent article published in Translational Animal Science, authors developed a program to address pre-harvest management factors that influence beef carcass value.

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  • Oct
    08
    2021 National ASAS Award Nominations


    Nominate
    Please take a moment to nominate a deserving member for a National Award!

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  • Oct
    08
    Interpretive Summary: Digestibility markers to estimate fecal output of dogs


    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science used three digestibility markers to estimate fecal output and ATTD in adult beagles.

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