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  • Jan
    06
    *New* DSM Science and Technology Award


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    Royal DSM and ASAS Midwest Section invite nominations for the DSM Science & Technology Award 2019.

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  • Jan
    06
    *Due Today* 2019 National ASAS Award Nominations


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    Submit your nomination for the 2019 ASAS National Awards! Check out whats new for the 2019 ASAS Awards Program.

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  • Jan
    02
    New January 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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  • Jan
    02
    Interpretive Summary: A model for feed additive evaluation


    A recent article in Translational Animal Science examines how group size affects the efficacy of antibiotic alternatives on nursery pig performance.

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  • Jan
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Supplementation of DHA-Gold pre and/or postnatally to goat kids


    Nov_JAS
    A recent study published in the November 2018 Journal of Animal Science, researchers looked at the effect supplementation with dry whole cell algae (DHA-Gold) had on the production of methane, animal growth, and the rumen morphology of male goat kids.

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  • Jan
    02
    *Don't Miss Out* Midwest Award Nominations


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    The deadline for Young Scholar nominations has passed. Don't miss the opportunity to nominate a deserving colleague for one of the many other awards still open!

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  • Jan
    02
    *Housing Deadline* Southern Section Meeting


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    The Annual Meeting of the Southern Section of ASAS is fast approaching. Housing deadline is January 5, 2019. Book your room today to take advantage of the discounted rates which include the breakfast buffet.

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  • Dec
    27
    Policy changes, CRISPR and mobile apps: The ingredients for fixing food systems in Asia


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    A new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), funded by Cargill, takes a closer look at how to address food security in Asian countries.

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  • Dec
    27
    NIST outlines potential “tech transfer” policy changes


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    The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a new draft green paper with hopes to modernize the policies that govern the commercialization of technologies developed with federal funding.

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  • Dec
    27
    2019 Farm Bill to support interagency grants


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    On Dec. 11, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed the 2019 Farm Bill, which allocates $867 billion to agriculture and food-related programs.

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  • Dec
    27
    ‘Food Forum’ brings experts together to tackle sustainable diets


    National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
    What makes a diet sustainable? Participants at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) Food Forum tackled this question at a two-day workshop in August.

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  • Dec
    27
    December D.C. Update


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    Our D.C. representative, Lowell Randel provides the latest policy news coming out of Washington D.C.

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  • Dec
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Partitioning components of maternal growth to determine efficiency of feed use


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    A recent article published in the September 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigated the effect parity and gestational stage had on predicted maternal weight gain and efficiency of feed use in pregnant sows.

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  • Dec
    19
    FASS-AFIA New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award


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    Nominate your colleague today for the new FASS-AFIA Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award.

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  • Dec
    19
    17th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals - ICPD


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    Please find a current update on the program and keynote talks of internationally renowned speakers at the 17th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals, scheduled on June 27 – 29, 2019 in Bern, Switzerland.

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  • Dec
    19
    Happy Holidays from ASAS


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    The ASAS office will be closed during the holidays. We will return on January 2nd.

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  • Dec
    17
    Interpretive Summary: Propionate and butyrate induce gene expression


    Nov_JAS
    A recent article, published in the November 2018 issue of the Journal of Animal Science, studied the effects acetate, propionate and butyrate had on the gene expression of intestinal transporters associated with the absorption of short-chain fatty acids in calves.

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  • Dec
    17
    Midwest Award Nominations


    Dont miss it
    The deadline for Young Scholar nominations has passed. Don't miss the opportunity to nominate a deserving colleague for one of the many other awards still open!

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  • Dec
    12
    Interpretive Summary: Dietary pectins effect on profile and transport of intestinal bile acids in pigs


    Nov_JAS
    In a recent article, published in the November 2018 issue of the Journal of Animal Science, researchers looked at the effects pectin supplementation had on bile acids in the intestines of piglets.

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  • Dec
    12
    Southern Meeting Highlight


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    Don't miss out on the exciting symposia taking place at the 2019 ASAS Southern Section Meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma!

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