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    29
    NSF wants to know what you think it should fund


    Science has published an article reviewing the qualifications for submitting an idea!

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    Jul
    29
    House votes to conference farm bill and names conferees


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    A recent article in Politico discusses the 47 members appointed to the farm bill conference committee.

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    Jul
    29
    Nominee announced for top USDA science post


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    A recent article in Science discusses the entomologist that is Trump's pick to lead the U.S. farm research programs.

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    Jul
    29
    D.C. Update


    Our D.C. representative, Lowell Randel provides the latest policy news coming out of Washington D.C.

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    Jul
    29
    National Academies release report on the future of agriculture research


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    Take a look at the newly released report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, "Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research."

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    Jul
    26
    Registration is now open for the 2018 Innovate Conference


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    Registration is now open for the 2018 Innovate Conference. This year’s conference will be held on September 9-11 at the Château Élan Winery & Resort in Braselton, GA.

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    Interpretive Summary: Reproduction in domestic ruminants during the past 50 yr: discovery to application.


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    An article in the July 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science discusses the progression of reproductive discoveries in domestic ruminants dating back to the 1600s when anatomical studies of reproductive organs began.

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    26
    Interpretive Summary: Ileal digestibility of amino acids in selected feed ingredients fed to young growing pigs


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    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied the standardized ileal digestible (SID) crude protein (CP) and amino acids (AAs) of ten different common feed ingredients, in young growing pigs.

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    Jul
    22
    Interpretive Summary: Genetic correlation between scapula shape and shoulder lesions in sows.


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    A recently published article in the Journal of Animal Science, looked at quantifying the effect of scapula shape on the incidence and prevalence of shoulder lesions, and body condition score by weaning.

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    22
    ​Interpretive Summary: Effect of subcutaneous meloxicam on indicators of acute pain and distress after castration and branding in 2-mo-old beef calves


    July JAS
    In June 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated using a single dose of meloxicam to help with pain resulting from castration in 2-month-old beef calves.

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    Jul
    22
    Congratulations Award Winners


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    Please take a moment to congratulate the CSAS Award Winners from this years ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver.

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    Jul
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Interactions between metabolically active bacteria and host gene expression at the cecal mucosa in pigs of diverging feed efficiency.


    July JAS
    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers investigated the relationship between feed efficiency (FE) in pigs and their cecal mucosal microbiota.

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    19
    Interpretive Summary:Impact of health challenges on pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and net returns under commercial conditions.


    A recent study, published in Translational Animal Science explores the effect of naturally occurring health challenges on swine facility productivity and net financial returns.

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    Jul
    19
    Net Energy System Symposium


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    The 50th Anniversary of the California Net Energy System Symposium will be held on the UC Davis campus from September 12th to September 14th, 2018.

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    Jul
    19
    Vancouver set to rack up record number of conventions in 2018


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    Check out this article in Business in Vancouver that features the ASAS president Dr. Steven Zinn!

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    Jul
    16
    Physiology and Endocrinology Symposium: Regulation of the Growing Follicle Pool – Basic and Applied Aspects


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    The Physiology and Endocrinology Symposium held on Wednesday, July 11th at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting focused on the regulation of the growing follicle pool.

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    16
    Interpretive Summary: Diurnal heat stress reduces pig intestinal integrity and increases endotoxin translocation


    An article published in the February issue of Translational Animal Science, investigators used a diurnal heat stress model to determine how three days of cyclic heat stress affected pig growth performance, and the movement of bacteria and associated toxins from the gastrointestinal tract to the rest of the pig’s body.

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    Jul
    16
    New July JAS Now Online


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    A new issue of the Journal of Animal Science is out! Don't forget to take a look at all the new exciting research now published.

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    Interpretive Summary: Temporal pattern changes in duodenal protein tyrosine nitration events in response to Eimeria acervulina infection in chickens.


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    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied Eimeria acervulina infection in broiler chickens.

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    12
    A Successful Meeting!


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    Thank you to all those who attended this years WCAP and ASAS-CSAS Annual Meetings! It was such a success.

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