Featured Articles

  • Sep
    10
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of aquatic conditioning on cartilage and bone metabolism in young horses


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine the influences of early forced exercise and type of exercise on serum and synovial fluid biomarkers of young horses.

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  • Sep
    10
    Interpretive Summary: #GoingtotheFair: a social media listening analysis


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    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science sought to quantify and analyze data from social media to gain an understanding of the discussions, posts, and media prevalence about agricultural fairs on the Web.

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  • Sep
    07
    20TH Annual Animal Welfare Assessment Contest


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    Check out the Virtual Animal Welfare Assessment Contest held in November by the AVMA and North Carolina State University.

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  • Sep
    07
    Midwest Section 2021 Meeting Call for Abstracts


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    Don't miss your opportunity to submit an abstract for the 2021 Midwest Section Meeting.

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  • Sep
    07
    In Memory Dr. Rob Stuart


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    Please take a moment to remember Dr. Rob Stuart.

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  • Sep
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Supplementing Ca salts of soybean oil to late-gestating beef cows


    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science compared the performance and physiological responses of the offspring from cows supplemented with calcium salts.

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  • Sep
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Comparison of data analytics strategies in computer vision systems


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    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to develop a computer vision system for prediction of live body weight, muscle depth, and back fat from top view 3D images of finishing pigs.

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  • Sep
    02
    2021 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting Call for Symposia Suggestions


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    Please take a moment to submit a symposium idea for the 2021 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show!

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  • Sep
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Ruminal cellulolytic bacteria alter fatty acid composition of rumen digesta in fattening lambs


    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science investigated how cellulolytic bacteria impacts the fatty acid composition of rumen digesta and muscle tissue.

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  • Sep
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Broccoli byproduct-wheat straw silage as an alternative feed resource


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    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science investigated the use of broccoli byproduct comprised of stem and leaves as an alternative resource to fatting lambs

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  • Aug
    31
    Executive Order Limits Foreign Workers


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    Read more about the recent Executive order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices with Interests of American Workers.

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  • Aug
    31
    Cattle Market Letter Sent to USDA


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    A recent letter was sent to the USDA recommending the USDA Secretary work with university policy research centers to investigate matters related to the cattle industry.

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  • Aug
    31
    CFAP Program Increases Eligibility


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    The USDA is increasing eligibility for those who qualify for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

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  • Aug
    31
    Study on Racism in STEM


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    New committee requested to evaluate the influence of systemic racism in STEM careers.

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  • Aug
    31
    House Sends Letter for USMCA Enforcement


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    A letter was sent advising the United States government to implement the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s dairy-related provisions.


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  • Aug
    31
    FFAR Hiring Director of Strategic Partnerships


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    The FFAR is requesting applications and nominations for an individual to join the team as Director of Strategic Partnerships.

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  • Aug
    31
    Call for Nominations for the NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences


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    The NAS is requesting nominations for the NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences.

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  • Aug
    31
    Coronavirus Cannot Transmit Through Food


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    Read more about Coronavirus being transmitted through food.

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  • Aug
    31
    August 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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  • Aug
    26
    Animal Smart Highlight


    Check out the Animal Smart highlight. Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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