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    Jan
    10
    WCAP Meeting Preview: Higher food safety to enhance consumer confidence.


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    Learn more about how food safety can enhance consumer confidence!
    Join us July 5-8, 2018 in Vancouver at the World Congress on Animal Production featuring presentations by H. Barkema, A. Pruden and U. Rössler.

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    Jan
    10
    Interpretive Summary on Using Injectable Trace Minerals to Enhance Reproduction


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    In the spirit of this week’s Bill E. Kunkle Interdisciplinary Beef Symposium update, let’s review a new TAS article that evaluates heifer reproductive performance when given an injectable trace mineral, paired with the 14 day CIDR estrous synchronization protocol.

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    Jan
    10
    Experience Vancouver!


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    While attending the 2018 WCAP and ASAS/CSAS Annual Meetings, experience what Vancouver has to offer.

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    Jan
    10
    Iowa Beef Center Offers New Program!


    New Program at the Iowa Beef Center! Hands on course in Cow-Calf production.

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    Jan
    07
    Southern Section Meeting Deadlines: Housing Closes January 12, 2018


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    Reserve your housing before January 12, 2018.

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    Jan
    07
    ASAS/CSAS Annual Meeting Preview: Companion Animal Nutrition


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    Join us for the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting, July 8-12, where nutritionist provide new insight on pet nutrition. Featuring presentations by K.S. Swanson, A. Verbrugghe, L.P. Weeth, L. Weber and J. Adolphe, and S. Perea.

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    Jan
    07
    WCAP Meeting Preview: Precision Livestock Farming


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    How precision livestock farming can increase producers profitability?
    Join us July 5-8, 2018 in Vancouver at the World Congress on Animal Production featuring presentations by I. Halachmi, I. de Alencar Nääs, and T.J. Devries.

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    Jan
    07
    ADSA/ASAS Northeast Regional Meeting: SAVE THE DATE!


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    Learn more about the impacts of maternal nutrition!
    Join us March 23-24, 2018 at the NE ADSA/ASAS Regional Meeting being held at the University of Connecticut.

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    Jan
    07
    2014 ADSA/ASAS Companion Animal Symposium Interpretive Summary


    At the 2018 ASAS/CSAS Annual meeting, nutritionists will provide new insights on pet nutrition. We have viewed a previous Companion Animal Program to get everyone primed for 2018!

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    Jan
    04
    New Book Announcement: The Ruminant Nutrition System: An Applied Model for Predicting Nutrient Requirements and Feed Utilization in Ruminants


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    The second edition of The Ruminant Nutrition System: An Applied Model for Predicting Nutrient Requirements and Feed Utilization in Ruminants by Luis Tedeschi and Danny Fox is available at Amazon. The goals of this book are to document information, share knowledge, stimulate thinking and discussions, provoke criticism to build a better system, challenge the system with new discoveries, and foster learning by young students and teaching of scientists for the future.

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    Jan
    04
    In memory: Dr. Richard William


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    Dr. Willham, died over the weekend. Dr. Willham was probably best known for his work on EPDs for beef cows.

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    Jan
    04
    In memory: Dr. Jack Riley


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    Dr. Riley, age 77, died December 26, 2017. He served as Head of the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry at Kansas State University from 1987-2005.

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    Jan
    04
    Western Section News: Awards, Young Scholar Programs and Meeting Registration


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    The Western Section is now accepting award and Young Scholar nominations.

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    Jan
    04
    Call for applications: U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program


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    Graduate students: The application deadline for the U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security is February 14, 2018.

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    Jan
    04
    Midwest Meeting Preview: Schingoethe Symposium


    Confronting Management Challenges Associated with Increasing Automation on Dairies featuring presentations by J.A. Salfer, D.H. Kleinschmit, M.J. Brouk, and J.M. Bewley.
    March 13, 2018 at the Midwest Meeting.

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    Dec
    22
    Revolutionizing chick vaccination


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    FFAR grant recipient using facial recognition, robotics to revolutionize vaccinations for chicks.

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    Dec
    18
    Happy Holidays from ASAS


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    The ASAS office will close for the holidays at noon (CST) on Fri., December 22 and will remain closed until 8:00 AM (CST) on Tuesday, January 2.

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    Dec
    18
    WCAP in Vancouver in 2018


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    Join us for the 12th World Conference on Animal Production, July 5-8, 2018, in Vancouver, Canada.

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    Dec
    15
    Update on tuition waiver tax


    ASAS has learned that the House-Senate tax package won't include a provision to treat graduate school tuition waivers as taxable income.

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    Dec
    14
    Southern Section pre-conference symposium


    Join us for a pre-conference symposium on Integrated Pest Management during the afternoon of Saturday, February 3.

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