Featured Articles

  • Nov
    25
    New paper highlights need to consider nutritional demands alongside environmental sustainability in agriculture


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    As outlined in official policy statements, the American Society of Animal Science supports science-based approaches to mitigating the environmental pressures of animal agriculture.

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  • Nov
    25
    Seven STEM Professionals Elected to Congress


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    A biochemist, nuclear engineer and computer programmer are amongst the politicians newly elected to join the 116th Congress on Jan. 3, 2019.

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  • Nov
    25
    USDA-FDA Joint Public Meeting addresses “cell cultured animal product” hazards and regulations


    The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a joint public meeting in Washington, DC, from Oct. 23 to 24, to discuss how food safety regulations, oversight and labeling might be applied to cell cultured meat and poultry products.

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  • Nov
    25
    Soil scientist J. Scott Angle sworn in at NIFA


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    J. Scott Angle has taken the helm at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Angle was sworn in for his six-year term on Oct. 29 by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

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  • Nov
    25
    November 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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  • Nov
    25
    Florida and California voters weigh in on animal-related legislation


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    Catch up on what decisions voters in the November election faced on animal-related legislation.

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  • Nov
    19
    *Don't Miss Out* Become a Junior Animal Scientist Today


    Sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists! This membership from the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) is a great way for kids to learn about science and the animal world.

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  • Nov
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Raised Without Antibiotics


    A recent article published in the October Issue of Translational Animal Science explores the effects of raising poultry without antibiotics.

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  • Nov
    14
    *Due Today* Midwest Board Nominations


    Please take a moment to acknowledge those who would be excellent board members. Nominations are due November 15th.

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  • Nov
    14
    *October* New Animal Frontiers Online


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    A new issue of Animal Frontiers is out! Make sure to catch up with the featured articles.

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  • Nov
    12
    Interpretive Summary: The effects of severe feed restriction on gut health of pregnant ewes


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    In this October 2018 Journal of Animal Science article, researchers looked at the effects severe feed restriction (SFR) had on the ruminal microbiota and gut health of pregnant ewes

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  • Nov
    07
    *Due Tomorrow* 2019 Perinatal Biology Early Reg Discount


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    Don't miss out on $75 off your registration at the 2019 Aspen/Snow Mass Perinatal Biology Symposium.

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  • Nov
    07
    *Deadline Today* 2019 Midwestern Section Call for Abstracts


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    Don't miss out on submitting an abstract for the 2019 Joint ASAS/ADSA Midwest meeting.

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  • Nov
    07
    November Spotlight on Animal Smart


    Check out the November Spotlight on Animal Smart and learn how to make your own horse treats! Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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  • Nov
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Differences in the level of processing of adult dog food


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    In September 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated the effects of feeding adult dogs different commercial diets with various processing levels.

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  • Nov
    05
    *Deadline is Today* Southern Section Call for Graduate Student Representative


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    Don't miss out on nominating a Southern Section Graduate Student Representative. Deadline is Today!

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  • Nov
    05
    2019 National ASAS Award Nominations Now Open


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    Nominations for the numerous ASAS National Awards is now open. Take a look at a few NEW things this year!

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  • Nov
    05
    ASAS Southern Section Award Nominations Now Open


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    Take a moment to nominate a deserving Southern Section member for their contribution to the science of animal agriculture.

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  • Nov
    05
    2019 Midwestern Section Call for Abstracts Deadline Approaching


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    Don't miss out on submitting an abstract for the 2019 Joint ASAS/ADSA Midwest meeting.

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  • Nov
    05
    Interpretive Summary: Using yeast as alternatives to antibiotics in finishing beef steers


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    A recent study published in the October 2018 Journal of Animal Science, evaluated the potential for probiotic yeasts as a replacement to antibiotics in beef steers.

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