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  • Feb
    21
    USDA Denies Poultry Industry's Request To Speed Up The Slaughter Line


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    An article recently published in NPR reports that a petition by the National Chicken Council was denied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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  • Feb
    21
    Interpretive Summary: Utilization of Canola and Sunflower Meals as Replacements for Soybean Meal in a Corn Silage-Based Stocker System


    In December 2017, Translational Animal Science published an article that investigated the effect of using an alternative protein source in stocker diets.

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  • Feb
    18
    Petition Filed with the USDA by U.S. Cattlemen's Association


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    A recent article in Forbes discusses a defensive move made by the U.S. Cattlemen's Association. Read more about the petition filed with the USDA.

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  • Feb
    18
    ASAS/ADSA Midwest Meetings Update


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    Early registration has ended, however it's not to late to register and avoid lines! Find registration and housing information here.

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  • Feb
    18
    International Livestock Congress


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    The International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation hosts the International Livestock Congress, February 28 – March 1, 2018, in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, in Houston, Texas.

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  • Feb
    18
    JAS Favorites!


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    Here are the 2017 favorites – take a second to browse some of the best JAS has to offer from 2017!

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  • Feb
    18
    Interpretative Summary: Effect of Castration Method and Analgesia on Inflammation, Behavior, Growth Performance, and Carcass Traits in Feedlot Cattle


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    In February 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated the effect of castration timing, method, and analgesia use on feedlot cattle behavior, physiology, and performance.

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  • Feb
    15
    2018 NCR-SARE Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals!


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    The 2018 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals is now available.

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  • Feb
    15
    Judges Still Needed!! Please Consider Helping


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    COMPETITION JUDGES NEEDED! Colleagues, you are not too late!
    More students participating than ever so we need more judges! Please consider helping at this years ASAS/ADSA Midwest Meeting in Omaha.

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  • Feb
    15
    Interpretive summary: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Reduces Feed Efficiency, Digestibility, and Lean Tissue Accretion in Grow-finish Pigs


    In a recent study published in the December 2017 issue of Translational Animal Science, a research team at Iowa State University has concluded that Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus reduces feed efficiency in grow-finish pigs.

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  • Feb
    15
    Thank You Dr. Caton!


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    We would like to take a moment to thank Dr. Joel Caton for his recent service to the Journal of Animal Science and Translational Animal Science.

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  • Feb
    15
    2018 Changes to Instructions to Authors for Journal of Animal Science


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    Lean more about the recent changes made to the Instructions to Authors for Journal of Animal Science here.

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  • Feb
    12
    Young Scholar Western Nominations due February 13!


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    This is your chance to nominate a deserving young scholar!
    Deadline for nominations is Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

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  • Feb
    12
    Swine Building Ventilation Workshops Set for March


    A recent article in Pork Business a new extension outreach program. Pork producers can learn more about building ventilation from the inside out through a series of workshops in March.

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  • Feb
    12
    Winter Calf Health: New Research


    Research funded by the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP) has identified cold-weather strategies for dairy calf managers.

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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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