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  • Jan
    07
    ASAS announces new Animal Frontiers Editor-in-Chief


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    The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) is excited to announce that Dr. Jim Sartin has agreed to begin serving as Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of Animal Frontiers.

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  • Jan
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of maternal organic selenium supplementation during pregnancy on sow reproductive performance and long-term effect on their progeny


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    A study recently published in the Journal of Animal Science investigated the effect of HMSeBA supplementation on the reproductive performance and antioxidant capacity of sows and the long-term effect on the growth performance and antioxidant capacity of their offspring.

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  • Jan
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Rumen epithelial transcriptome and microbiome profiles of rumen epithelium and contents of beef cattle with and without liver abscesses


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine whether the expression of various rumen epithelial genes and changes in the microbial populations in the rumen epithelial tissue and content were associated with liver abscesses.

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  • Jan
    04
    Picking out ice cream, sensationalized science, & misinformation:Episode 74.


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    Has an increase of leisure time during the pandemic made us more distrustful of science?

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  • Jan
    04
    Welcome New Image Gallery EIC


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    We would like to welcome our new EIC of the Image Gallery, Dr. John Parrish.

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  • Dec
    28
    HHS Announces Policy to Increase Transparency


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    The Department of Health and Human Services announced a policy to enhance transparency at HHS.

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  • Dec
    28
    FDA Announces E. Coli Study


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    The FDA announced a multi-year study to investigate the ecology of human pathogens in the environment that cause foodborne illnesses.

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  • Dec
    28
    FMD Vaccine Production Comment Period Re-opened by APHIS


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    The USDA-APHIS re-opened the public comment period for a petition from Zoetis, Inc.

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  • Dec
    28
    Biden Administration Chooses Obama Era Ag Secretary


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    President-Elect Joe Biden has announced that Tom Vilsack has been appointed as Agricultural Secretary.

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  • 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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