Featured Articles

  • Nov
    02
    Southern symposium preview


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    Meet one of the speakers of the Bill E. Kunkle Interdisciplinary Beef Symposium, to be held during the 2018 Southern Section Meeting.

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  • Nov
    02
    Image of the Week


    Feeding ammoniated chaff
    This week's Image of the Week shows a simple feeding system for ammoniated small grain chaff.

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  • Oct
    30
    Guest blogger delivers powerful message


    Here is some great advice for reaching people outside of the science arena and bringing them a step closer to understanding your research.

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  • Oct
    30
    New set of recommendations


    NABR explains a new set of recommendations that proposes changes to federal regulations, policies, and guidelines governing the use of animals in research.

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  • Oct
    30
    Taxation for antibiotic use


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    An ASAS Public Policy member examines statements made in a recent Science article entitled “Reducing antimicrobial use in food animals.”

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  • Oct
    30
    October 2017 D.C. policy update


    October proved an eventful month in animal agriculture in Washington with movement occurring on the Farm Bill and confirmation processes on Capitol Hill, as well as several policy shifts in the Administrative branch.

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  • Oct
    30
    Competition of Livestock for Food


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    One of our Public Policy Committee members examines the new article “Livestock: On our plates or eating at our table? A new analysis of the feed/food debate.”

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  • Oct
    30
    ASAS signs letter in support of FFAR


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    ASAS is part of a coalition of more than 100 farm, food and research groups that have signed onto a letter urging House Agriculture Committee leaders to reauthorize and fund the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) in the next farm bill.

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  • Oct
    30
    Southern Section Graduate Student Section Co-Chairs needed


    The Southern Section ASAS Executive Committee is looking for graduate student volunteers to serve as co-chairs for the scientific sections.

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  • Oct
    30
    Your July 2018 destination: Vancouver


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    Visit picturesque Vancouver, British Columbia, for the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show in July 2018.

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  • Oct
    27
    Call for speakers


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    Would you like to speak at the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit? Submit a proposal by December 1st.

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  • Oct
    27
    Your ideas wanted


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    We are getting ready to plan the 2018 issues of Jr. Animal Scientist, and we need your help.

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  • Oct
    27
    Sneak peek at Harlan Ritchie Symposium


    The Midwest Program Committees are working to bring you exceptional symposia and scientific sessions.

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  • Oct
    26
    Midwest Award nominations now open


    The deadline for award nominations is 11:59 PM CDT, Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

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  • Oct
    26
    Midwest Board Graduate Director nominations


    Deadline for nominations is 11:59 PM (CDT) on Monday, November 6, 2017.

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  • Oct
    26
    In the news...


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    Animal headlines that may be of interest to you.

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  • Oct
    26
    Image of the Week


    Copper deficiency effects on wool in sheep
    Our featured image shows the impact of copper deficiency on the wool of sheep.

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  • Oct
    26
    New in TAS


    Translational Animal Science
    New articles have been posted in the Just Published and First Look sections of Translational Animal Science.

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  • Oct
    24
    ASAS Fellow to speak at Kunkle Beef Symposium


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    ASAS Fellow Dr. Gary Williams will discuss "Nutritional Programming of Puberty in Heifers: Developmental, Genomic and Functional Implications" during the Kunkle Beef Symposium at the 2018 Southern Section Meeting.

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  • Oct
    24
    Bovine Eau de Parfum?


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    A team of international researchers has developed an innovative way of preventing tsetse flies from transferring disease to African cattle.

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