Featured Articles

  • Dec
    03
    Congratulations Dr. Ramanathan


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Ranjith Ramanathan who was awarded one of two National USDA Food and Agriculture Sciences Excellence in Teaching (New Teacher) awards.

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  • Nov
    29
    Interpretive Summary: EGF supernatant on pig performance and ileal microbiota


    A recent article published in the June issue of Translational Animal Science, researchers studied how epidermal growth factor supplementation in weaning pigs affected growth performance and gut microbiota.

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  • Nov
    29
    Midwest Award Nominations now open


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    Please take a moment to nominate those members who deserve to be recognized for their contributions to the science of animal agriculture.

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  • Nov
    29
    ASAS Southern Section Award Nominations Deadline Approaching


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    Don't forget to submit your award nominations for the 2019 Southern Section Meeting.

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  • Nov
    29
    Congratulations Dr. Lonergan


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Lonergan on his exciting accomplishment!

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  • Nov
    29
    In Memory of John Roy Campbell


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    John Roy Campbell (June 14, 1933 - November 17, 2018)

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  • Nov
    27
    Giving Tuesday opportunities


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    ASAS and the ASAS Foundation recognize members on Giving Tuesday.

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  • Nov
    27
    On Giving Tuesday: Support the $20 in '18 campaign


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    Your $20 donation goes a long way toward supporting important ASAS Public Policy and Communications programs.

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  • Nov
    25
    The Pork Supply Chain Dilemma


    Read about an example when marketing terms don't tell the full story...

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  • Nov
    25
    New paper highlights need to consider nutritional demands alongside environmental sustainability in agriculture


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    As outlined in official policy statements, the American Society of Animal Science supports science-based approaches to mitigating the environmental pressures of animal agriculture.

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  • Nov
    25
    Seven STEM Professionals Elected to Congress


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    A biochemist, nuclear engineer and computer programmer are amongst the politicians newly elected to join the 116th Congress on Jan. 3, 2019.

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  • Nov
    25
    USDA-FDA Joint Public Meeting addresses “cell cultured animal product” hazards and regulations


    The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a joint public meeting in Washington, DC, from Oct. 23 to 24, to discuss how food safety regulations, oversight and labeling might be applied to cell cultured meat and poultry products.

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  • Nov
    25
    Soil scientist J. Scott Angle sworn in at NIFA


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    J. Scott Angle has taken the helm at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Angle was sworn in for his six-year term on Oct. 29 by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

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  • Nov
    25
    November 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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  • Nov
    25
    Florida and California voters weigh in on animal-related legislation


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    Catch up on what decisions voters in the November election faced on animal-related legislation.

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  • Nov
    19
    *Don't Miss Out* Become a Junior Animal Scientist Today


    Sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists! This membership from the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) is a great way for kids to learn about science and the animal world.

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  • Nov
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Raised Without Antibiotics


    A recent article published in the October Issue of Translational Animal Science explores the effects of raising poultry without antibiotics.

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  • Nov
    14
    *Due Today* Midwest Board Nominations


    Please take a moment to acknowledge those who would be excellent board members. Nominations are due November 15th.

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  • Nov
    14
    *October* New Animal Frontiers Online


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    A new issue of Animal Frontiers is out! Make sure to catch up with the featured articles.

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  • Nov
    12
    Interpretive Summary: The effects of severe feed restriction on gut health of pregnant ewes


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    In this October 2018 Journal of Animal Science article, researchers looked at the effects severe feed restriction (SFR) had on the ruminal microbiota and gut health of pregnant ewes

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