Featured Articles

  • Shadow
    Oct
    30
    Competition of Livestock for Food


    globalfoodsecurity
    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.”

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    30
    ASAS signs letter in support of FFAR


    FFAR-Logo
    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.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    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.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    30
    Your July 2018 destination: Vancouver


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

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    27
    Call for speakers


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

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    27
    Your ideas wanted


    JrAniSciJuly'15cover
    We are getting ready to plan the 2018 issues of Jr. Animal Scientist, and we need your help.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    27
    Sneak peek at Harlan Ritchie Symposium


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

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    26
    Midwest Award nominations now open


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

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    26
    Midwest Board Graduate Director nominations


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

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    26
    In the news...


    Panda
    Animal headlines that may be of interest to you.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    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.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    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.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    24
    ASAS Fellow to speak at Kunkle Beef Symposium


    Williams.Gary
    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.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    24
    Bovine Eau de Parfum?


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

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    24
    Now taking Annual Meeting special event requests


    2018Annual
    There is still time to submit your special event request for the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    24
    Mark your calendar for WCAP


    ASAS_WCAP18_email
    The World Conference on Animal Production (WCAP), to be held in July 2018, will include a session on "Precision Livestock Farming to increase producers' profitability."

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    24
    Science policy internship deadline approaching


    asasLogo
    Students: Only a few days left to submit your application for the 2018 ASAS Science Policy Internship.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    19
    Article pays tribute to AQ founder


    Kauffman.Bob
    A recent article pays tribute to Dr. Robert Kauffman, who initiated the Academic Quadrathlon competition more than 35 years ago.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    19
    October JAS now online


    JASoct2017cover
    The October 2017 issue of the Journal of Animal Science is now available online.

    Read more
  • Shadow
    Oct
    19
    Image of the Week


    2016 Academic Quadrathlon
    Students from California State University-Chico evaluate beef samples during the 2016 National Academic Quadrathlon competition.

    Read more