Featured Articles

  • Dec
    28
    APHIS Funds 76 Animal Health Research Projects


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    The USDA-APHIS awarded $14.4 million to 76 projects within states, universities, and other partners.

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  • Dec
    28
    Singapore Approves Lab-Grown Meat for Sale


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    For the first time, cultured meat products have been approved for sale by the Singapore Food Agency.

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  • Dec
    28
    Genetically Modified Pigs Approved by FDA for Biomedicine and Food


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    The FDA announced the approval for a genetically modified line of pigs for biomedicine and food.

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  • Dec
    28
    New House Ag Committee Chairman and Ranking Member Chosen


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    Congressman David Scott (D-GA) was selected the Democratic Committee to serve as the House Agricultural Chairmen for 2021.

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  • Dec
    28
    COVID-19 Vaccine - Importance of Federal Funding for Basic Research


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    The COVID-19 vaccine took less than a year to develop - sets the record for the fastest vaccine development.

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  • Dec
    28
    New NIFA Director Announced


    The USDA announced that Dr. Carrie Castille was selected to serve as the permeant director of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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  • Dec
    28
    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
    21
    Interpretive Summary: Runs of homozygosity and analysis of inbreeding depression


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    A recently published article in JAS aimed to develop an approach to determine the minimum length of an autozygous segment to be declared as runs of homozygosity.

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  • Dec
    17
    Interpretive Summary: Efficacy of GLDA to improve the dietary trace mineral bioavailability in broilers


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    A recent study published in JAS aimed to investigate the effect of GLDA on trace mineral availability in diets high in Calcium and phytate.

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  • Dec
    17
    Northeast Award Nominations


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    Please take a moment to nominate a deserving member of the Northeast Section.

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  • Dec
    14
    Western Section Call for Papers


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    Don't miss your opportunity to submit an abstract for the 2020 WSASAS Sectional Meeting.

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  • Dec
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Defatted and fermented soybean meal as an alternative to fishmeal in pompano fish


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    A recent article published in JAS evaluated whether fermenting SBM could reduce ANFs and increase nutritional value as a potential replacement for FM in aquafeeds.

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  • Dec
    10
    Western Section Awards and YSRP Nominations


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    Please take a moment nominate deserving colleagues for a WSASAS award.

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  • Dec
    10
    4th Edition of the Ag Guide


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    The 4th edition of the Ag Guide is now available.

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  • Dec
    10
    Interpretive Summary: Respiratory scoring and thoracic ultrasonography on beef calves


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    A study recently published in the Journal of Animal Science investigated the effect of BRD and associated lung consolidations on growth performance and hematological profiles.

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  • Dec
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Using near-infrared spectroscopy to determine intramuscular fat and fatty acids of beef


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to compare conventional methods and techniques based on machine learning to predict fat content and fatty acid profiles in beef using near-infrared methods.

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  • Dec
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Minimum dietary methionine requirements in adult dogs


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science determined the minimum requirements for Methionine in three different dog breeds via the indicator AA oxidation technique.

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  • Dec
    07
    2021 ASAS CSAS Annual Meeting Special Event Requests


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    Submit your special event request for the 2021 ASAS-CSAS-SSASAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

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  • Dec
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Nitrogen balance and metabolism of branched-chain amino acids by growing pigs


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine if isoleucine and valine supplementation would overcome the detrimental effects of excess dietary leucine.

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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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