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    Feb
    12
    Budget Package Good for Agriculture and Consumers


    A recent article published in the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) describes the recent negotiations of the House and Senate which reached a budget compromise early this morning.

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    Feb
    12
    Interpretive Summary: Intraruminal Infusion of Oigofructose Alters Ruminal Microbiota and Induces Acute Laminitis in Sheep


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    In a December 2017 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers induced acute laminitis in sheep with oligofructose. Read this interpretive summary for more information.

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    Feb
    08
    Interpretive Summary: Review: Effects of Ractopamine Hydrocholoride on Welfare Indicators for Market Weight Pigs


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    Read more about the December 2017, Translational Animal Science published review article that summarized the effects of various dosages of Ractopamine Hydrochloride on market weight pig welfare.

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    Feb
    08
    2018 ADSA and ASAS Midwest Updates


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    The Annual Meeting of the Midwest Branch of ADSA and Midwestern Section of ASAS is fast approaching.
    Join us in Omaha, Nebraska on March 12 - 14, 2018.

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    Feb
    08
    Senate Leaders Announce Two-Year Budget Deal


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    A recent article in The Washington Post describes a new budget deal that would ad more than $400 billion in federal spending money over the next two years.

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    Feb
    08
    ARPAS Certification Available at ADSA/ASAS Midwest Joint Meeting


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    Whether you’re still in graduate school or you’ve been in the field for a while, there’s never a better time to identify yourself as a professional through certification. Join ARPAS while attending the upcoming Midwest ADSA/ASAS meeting in Omaha.

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    Feb
    08
    COMPETITION JUDGES NEEDED!


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    COMPETITION JUDGES NEEDED! Colleagues, you are not too late!
    We still need judges and chairs for the undergraduate and graduate competition in Omaha at Midwest ASAS/ADSA meeting.

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    Feb
    08
    Bill E. Kunkle Interdisciplinary Beef Symposium Recap!


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    A great Bill E. Kunkle Interdisciplinary Beef Symposium contributes to a fantastic program at the 2018 Southern Section Meeting.


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    Feb
    08
    The 10th International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium!


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    Don't miss, the 10th International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium on September 16-20, 2018 in Foz do Iguazu, Brazil!

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    Feb
    06
    Southern Thanks Their Outgoing Board Members!


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    Southern Section would like to thank Dr. Charlie Rosenkrans and Sierra Lockwoord for their service to the Southern Section.

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    Feb
    06
    Southern Section ASAS 2018 Awards Program


    Please join us in congratulating all of the 2017 Southern Section award recipients!

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    Feb
    06
    ASAS Southern Section 3-Minute Thesis Competition


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    New this year, Southern Section student competitions took the form of 3-minute theses. Please join us in congratulating all of the deserving winners of this year's competition!

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    Feb
    06
    Thank You!


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    Thank you to everyone who attend the 2018 Southern Section Meeting in Fort Worth. We hope to see you again next year in Oklahoma City, OK, January 26-29, 2019

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    Feb
    05
    ASAS Southern Section Events for Tuesday February 6


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    Forget your program? Take a quick peek at the upcoming events scheduled for Tuesday, February 6, 2018.

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    Feb
    05
    2018 ASAS Southern Section Academic Quadrathalon


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    The 2018 ASAS Southern Section Academic Quadrathalon was held Saturday and Sunday. Tarleton State University hosted the lab practicum portion of the event and the written exam.

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    Feb
    04
    ASAS Southern Section Events for Monday February 5


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    Forget your program? Take a quick peek at the upcoming events scheduled for Monday, February 5, 2018.

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    Feb
    04
    We Are Going Paperless In 2019


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    Southern Section is moving to an all mobile app based program beginning in 2019. This will be the last year (2018) that there will be a printed Southern Section Program book.

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    Feb
    04
    Thank you to our Sponsors!


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    Southern Section would like to take a moment to acknowledge the generosity of our sponsors for the 2018 Southern Section Annual Meeting.

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    Jan
    31
    Copper Hydroxychloride Fed to Weanlings Improves Performance


    A recent article in Illinois Ag Connection highlights the need for copper in weanling pig diets, specifically copper hydroxychloride. The article describes recent research supporting this need, and cites a recent publication in the Journal of Animal Science.

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    Jan
    31
    Researchers Investigate eGIPR Receptors and its Relationship to EMS


    A recent article on thehorse.com highlighted a study led by Melody de Laat, PhD, from Queensland University of Technology, in Australia, where researchers sought to investigate specific mechanisms of obesity in horses.

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