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  • Jul
    11
    Triennial Lactation Symposium/BOLFA


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    The Triennial Lactation Symposium and Biology of Lactation of Farm Animals (BOLFA) occurred as a pre-conference to the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

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  • Jul
    11
    Student Poster Competition Results: M.S. Division


    Here are results of the ASAS Graduate Student Poster Competition: M.S. Division, held Monday, July 10, during the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

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  • Jul
    10
    Meet our newest Fellows


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    Seven individuals were named ASAS Fellows during the ASAS Awards Ceremony, held July 9, 2017 during the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

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  • Jul
    10
    Student Poster Competition Results: Ph.D. Division


    Here are results of the ASAS Graduate Student Poster Competition: Ph.D. Division.

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  • Jul
    10
    Highlights from AnimalX talks


    The Opening Session of the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show featured five "AnimalX" TED-style talks about animal science. Meet the speakers here.

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  • Jul
    10
    Virtual Annual Meeting available


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    Were you unable to attend the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show this year? You can still register for the 2017 Virtual ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting today!

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  • Jul
    10
    Penn State tops AQ


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    A team of undergraduates from Penn State University dominated the National ASAS Academic Quadrathlon competition, held July 7-8, at the University of Maryland.

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  • Jul
    10
    Congratulations to our 2017 award winners


    ASAS honored more than 35 individuals during its Awards Ceremony on July 9 in Baltimore, Maryland. Please join ASAS in congratulating our award winners!

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  • Jul
    09
    Welcome to the 2017 Annual Meeting


    The 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show held its Opening Session on Saturday, July 8. Prior to the program, attendees enjoyed ice cream donated by the University of Connecticut Department of Animal Science.

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  • Jul
    06
    Annual Meeting at your fingertips


    See you in Baltimore July 8-12 for the 2017 Annual Meeting & Trade Show. Here are some links to help you plan your time!

    Download the Mobile App!

    See the mobile app video tutorial.

    View the final Program.


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  • Jul
    06
    Opening Session to feature AnimalX speakers


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    This Saturday, July 8, marks the start of the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show, and to kick things off we have an Ice Cream Social planned from 4:15-5:15 p.m. in the Hilton Baltimore. The Opening Session will follow at 5:30 p.m. in the Baltimore Convention Center.

    Instead of a keynote, five speakers will give short, TED-style talks about animal science, which we call AnimalX. Here are our 2017 AnimalX speakers, in presenting order:


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  • Jul
    06
    Image of the Week: Academic Quadrathlon


    The annual Academic Quadrathlon brings together undergraduate teams from the four ASAS sections for a two-day competition involving a lab practicum, written exam, oral presentation, and quiz bowl. The Animal Science Image Gallery contains several images from the 2016 AQ.

    Search the Gallery for and download more images like the one shown here of members of the 2016 Purdue University Academic Quadrathlon team demonstrating sheep hoof trimming during the lab practicum portion of the competition.

    The 2017 AQ kicks off Friday, July 7, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Teams from the four ASAS sections include Penn State University, Texas Tech University, Kansas State University, and California State University, Chico.

    Download or submit images to the Gallery at: www.animalimagegallery.org. There is no charge to download or submit images if you are an ASAS member.


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  • Jul
    03
    Join us for Networking Lunch at Annual


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    Join us for a Networking Lunch on Monday, July 10, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting! The Networking Lunch is a great way to invest in your future, engage with fellow ASAS members and catalyze connections within Animal Science!

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  • Jul
    03
    New First Look content!


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    A new article has been posted to First Look in Translational Animal Science.

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  • Jul
    03
    Heritage Lunch is July 10


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    Join the American Society of Animal Science, friends and colleagues as we honor the contributions of Dr. Donald Mahan of The Ohio State University and Dr. Cornelis (Kees) de Lange of the University of Guelph at this year’s Foundation Heritage Lunch.

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  • Jul
    03
    ASAS announces new board members


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    The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Board of Directors is excited to announce new board members for 2017-2018!

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  • Jun
    30
    Northeast elections


    Northeast members: For the 2017-2018 election, the Northeast Section must fill the positions of Secretary-Treasurer and Graduate Director.

    The nominees for Secretary-Treasurer are Dr. Tara Felix and Dr. Maria Hoffman.

    The nominee for Graduate Director is Dominique Martin.

    The deadline to vote in the election is July 7, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. CDT.


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  • Jun
    30
    Updates from FFAR


    By Dr. Cassie Welch, ASAS Public Policy Committee

    The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has been busy over the past few months! Below is a summary of their most recent activities, and to stay in the loop, you can sign up for the FFAR newsletter or follow them on Twitter @FoundationFAR.

    In the News

    Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing


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  • Jun
    30
    Annual Meeting App is here!


    We’ve built a mobile app for the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show! It has all the important information you’ll need for the event and features to enhance your event experience. You can view a video tutorial on how to download and use the mobile app on the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show website.

    There’s still time to register online and save yourself time in the on-site registration line!

    There is also still time to book your hotel room. Rooms are still available at the beautiful Holiday Inn – Inner Harbor. You can reserve your room online or by phone at 1-877-505-0680 or 1-801-505-4618.




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  • Jun
    30
    $20 in '17 Campaign launches


    ASAS has launched a new campaign to support our Public Policy program. It is called the $20 in ’17 Campaign. ASAS is asking each professional member to donate an extra $20 in 2017! Please read this letter to learn more about this important effort.

    Dear ASAS Members,

    As many of you know, Public Policy has been an ASAS passion for the last 25 years. Our public policy program has undergone a number of changes and has weathered a few storms. Today, we keep our public policy program alive through a combination of strategic partnerships (i.e., NAAAS, ACSESS, FASS, CAST and The Randel Group) and our own individual programs. As part of our strategic plan launch in July, we will begin to more fully develop our plan, and in particular, we will work on developing a business model to provide enhanced long term support of ASAS public policy programs.

    The following are some of our most visible public policy programs:


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