Featured Articles

  • Aug
    06
    Interpretive Summary: Reducing BW loss during lactation in sows: a meta-analysis on the use of a nonstarch polysaccharide-hydrolyzing enzyme supplement.


    July JAS
    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, a meta-analysis was done to determine how supplementation of non-starch polysaccharide (NSP)-hydrolyzing enzymes (from the fungi Talaromyces versatilis) in sow feed affected sow performance during lactation.

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  • Aug
    06
    Interpretive Summary: Grape seed procyanidin extract inhibits adipogenesis and stimulates lipolysis of porcine adipocytes in vitro.


    July JAS
    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers looked at the effects grape seed procyanidin extract (GSPE) had on the growth and development of piglet fat cells in an in vitro setting.

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  • Aug
    06
    Congratulations Dr. Sanjay Jadhao!


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Jadhao on receiving the TIMESNOW ICICI Bank NRI of the Year Award.

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  • Aug
    06
    Annual Meeting Special Event Requests


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    Submit your special event request for the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

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  • Aug
    06
    Get involved in future meetings!


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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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  • Aug
    02
    Professional Member Discount - Annual Meeting 2019


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    We hope you will join ASAS and CSAS for the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Austin, Texas, July 8 - 11, 2019.

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  • Aug
    02
    New August JAS Now Online


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    A new issue of the Journal of Animal Science is out! Don't forget to take a look at all the new exciting research now published.

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  • Aug
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of increasing space allowance by removing a pig or gate adjustment on finishing pig growth performance.


    July JAS
    An article published in the July 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigates how finishing pig growth performance is affected by increasing space allowance in pens using gate adjustment or pig removal.

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  • Aug
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Rapid Communication: Porcine CRTC3 gene clone, expression pattern, and its regulatory role in intestinal epithelial cells.


    July JAS
    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers characterized the tissue-specific expression and function of the CRTC3 gene in pigs.


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  • Jul
    29
    In Memory of Dr. Zerle Carpenter


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    Dr. Zerle Leon Carpenter passed away peacefully at the age of 83, on July 23, 2018, at his home in Bryan, Texas.

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  • Jul
    29
    NSF wants to know what you think it should fund


    Science has published an article reviewing the qualifications for submitting an idea!

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  • Jul
    29
    House votes to conference farm bill and names conferees


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    A recent article in Politico discusses the 47 members appointed to the farm bill conference committee.

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  • Jul
    29
    Nominee announced for top USDA science post


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    A recent article in Science discusses the entomologist that is Trump's pick to lead the U.S. farm research programs.

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  • Jul
    29
    D.C. Update


    Our D.C. representative, Lowell Randel provides the latest policy news coming out of Washington D.C.

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  • Jul
    29
    National Academies release report on the future of agriculture research


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    Take a look at the newly released report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, "Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research."

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  • Jul
    26
    Registration is now open for the 2018 Innovate Conference


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    Registration is now open for the 2018 Innovate Conference. This year’s conference will be held on September 9-11 at the Château Élan Winery & Resort in Braselton, GA.

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  • Jul
    26
    Interpretive Summary: Reproduction in domestic ruminants during the past 50 yr: discovery to application.


    July JAS
    An article in the July 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science discusses the progression of reproductive discoveries in domestic ruminants dating back to the 1600s when anatomical studies of reproductive organs began.

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  • Jul
    26
    Interpretive Summary: Ileal digestibility of amino acids in selected feed ingredients fed to young growing pigs


    June JAS
    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied the standardized ileal digestible (SID) crude protein (CP) and amino acids (AAs) of ten different common feed ingredients, in young growing pigs.

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  • Jul
    22
    Interpretive Summary: Genetic correlation between scapula shape and shoulder lesions in sows.


    April JAS 2018
    A recently published article in the Journal of Animal Science, looked at quantifying the effect of scapula shape on the incidence and prevalence of shoulder lesions, and body condition score by weaning.

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  • Jul
    22
    ​Interpretive Summary: Effect of subcutaneous meloxicam on indicators of acute pain and distress after castration and branding in 2-mo-old beef calves


    July JAS
    In June 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated using a single dose of meloxicam to help with pain resulting from castration in 2-month-old beef calves.

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