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  • Sep
    10
    USDA Extends Deadline for Responses on NIFA/ERS Relocation


    On Friday, September 7th, USDA issued a press release that it is extending the deadline for expressions of interest for the new headquarters for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Economic Research Service (ERS).

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  • Sep
    05
    Innovate 2018


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    The 2018 Innovate is truly embracing the concept of Innovation! Don't miss out on the keynote speaker and other great symposia!

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  • Sep
    05
    Interpretive Summary: Nutrient digestibility, rumen microbial protein synthesis, and growth performance in sheep consuming rations containing sea buckthorn pomace.


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    In a July 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied the potential benefit of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) pomace (SBP) on the growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and rumen microbe protein synthesis, when included in sheep feed.

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  • Sep
    05
    Interpretive Summary: Caretaker attitudes toward swine euthanasia.


    An article was published in the September 2018 Translational Animal Science where researchers categorized caregiver attitudes towards swine euthanasia through self-assessment surveys.

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  • Sep
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Thermoregulatory response of Brangus heifers to naturally occurring heat exposure on pasture


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    An article published in the August Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigated Brangus heifers’ thermoregulatory response to heat exposure on pasture.

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  • Sep
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Supplementation with organic acids showing different effects on growth performance, gut morphology, and microbiota of weaned pigs fed with highly or less digestible diets.


    July JAS
    In a July 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers conducted two studies to look at the potential benefit of organic acids (OA) on the growth performance and gut health of weaned pigs, when added to a highly digestible, versus a less digestible diet.

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  • Sep
    02
    Innovate 2018: Final Program


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    Take a peak at whats to come at the 2018 Innovate conference!

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  • Sep
    02
    Save the Date! 2019 ADSA ASAS Northeast Meeting


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    Save the date for the 2019 Northeast ASAS-ADSA Meeting in Hershey, PA!

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  • Sep
    02
    2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting Call for Symposia Suggestions


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    Planning for the scientific program of the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting is currently underway, and members are invited to submit their ideas for symposia.

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  • Sep
    02
    Midwest Professional Members, Check Your Email!


    Check your email for the online ballot to vote. Voting ends on September 10, 2018.

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  • Aug
    29
    ASAS Constitution and Bylaws Vote


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    Thank you for taking the time to vote on the new ASAS Constitution and Bylaws. Read more on the results from your vote!

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  • Aug
    29
    Midwest 2019 Symposia Suggestions Deadline Approaching


    The 2019 Midwest Annual Meeting is coming up. Make sure to get symposia suggestions in. The deadline is today, August 30, 2018!

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  • Aug
    29
    Using Pigs as a Gut-Brain Model at DPP


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    Dr. David Val-Laillet presented an excellent overview of the interactions between the gut and the brain of the pig and human in his presentation “Impact of food, gut brain signals, and metabolic status on brain activity in the pig model: 10 years of nutrition research using in vivo brain imaging” at the 14th International Digestive Physiology of Pigs Symposium in Brisbane, Australia.

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  • Aug
    29
    Microbial Endocrinology at DPP


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    Professor Mark Lyte discussed the current efforts to understand the microbiome, the challenges of studying populations of bacteria in a living host, and a valuable perspective on the future of this research in a presentation entitled “Microbial endocrinology: Why integration of microbiology, neurobiology and nutrition matters to overall health and behavior in pigs” at the 14th International Digestive Physiology of Pigs Symposium in Brisbane, Australia.

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  • Aug
    29
    Digestion in the Small Intestine at DPP


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    Professor Mike Gidley from the University of Queensland presented “Rate and extent of macronutrient digestion in the small intestine: multiple mechanisms and consequences” on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the 14th International Digestive Physiology of the Pig Symposium in Brisbane, Australia.

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  • Aug
    29
    Congratulations to the 2018 Northeast ADSA-ASAS Award Winners


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    Please take a moment to congratulate the 2018 ADSA-ASAS Northeast award winners.

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  • Aug
    27
    Meet Policy Intern Elizabeth Frey


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    Elizabeth Frey, one of the ASAS Policy Interns, has written about her summer experience. Read more on how Elizabeth's summer went in Washington, D.C.

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  • Aug
    27
    Meet Policy Intern Stephanie McBath


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    Stephanie McBath, one of the ASAS Policy Interns, has written about her summer experience. Read more on how Stephanie's summer went in Washington, D.C.

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  • Aug
    27
    Meet Policy Intern Daniel Munch


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    Daniel Munch, one of the ASAS Policy Interns, has written about his summer experience. Read more on how Daniels summer went in Washington, D.C.

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  • Aug
    27
    National Academy Releases Report on Food and Agricultural Research to Meet World Food Demands in the Next Decade


    Read more about the recently released Consensus Study Report entitled "Science Breakthroughs to Advance Food and Agricultural Research by 2030," prepared by the Committee on Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research.

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