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    Feb
    28
    Call for Western Section Abstracts and Proceedings Papers


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    We are now taking Western Section Abstracts and Proceedings. Submissions will remain open through March 16, 2018.

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    Feb
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Cultured Equine Satellite Cells as a Model System to Assess Leucine Stimulated Protein Synthesis in Horse Muscle


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    A research team at the University of Minnesota has found that the amino acid leucine activates the mTOR translation initiation pathway and increases transcription of global proteins in cultured equine satellite cells.

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    Feb
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Responses of Pregnant Ewes and Young Lambs to Ovalbumin Immunization, Antiovalbumin Antibody Transfer to Lambs, and Temporal Changes in Antiovalbumin Antibody


    A recent study published in Translational Animal Science in December 2017, researchers investigated immunity in lambs by measuring anti-ovalbumin antibody (OV-IgG).

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    Feb
    28
    The Animals of Vancouver


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    By attending the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, you can learn a lot about animals, apart from the meeting.

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    Feb
    26
    Don't Forget to Donate $20 in '18!


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    Support ASAS's Public Policy by donating an extra $20 in '18!

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    Feb
    26
    Communicating Science - Connecting Journalists with Experts


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    The American Association for the Advancement of Science has launched SciLine, as a journalist resource for scientific expertise and context on deadline.

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    Feb
    26
    D.C. Update for February


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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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    Feb
    26
    Meat Production and Safety Criticized


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    In a joint effort last week, The Guardian newspaper and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism have published a series of articles on “Animals Farmed.” Read more about how the safety of meat and poultry was heavily criticized.

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    Feb
    21
    Why Meet Us in Vancouver??


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    18 Reasons to attend the 2018 WCAP and the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver.

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    Feb
    21
    Support the Image Gallery!!


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    Have you been to the ASAS Animal Science Image Gallery lately? The gallery provides images, animations, and short videos for classroom and outreach learning.

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    Feb
    21
    See What ASAS has to Offer Students!


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    Have students preparing for grad school? Or, maybe even looking for support during grad school? Check out what ASAS has to offer students.

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    Feb
    21
    USDA Denies Poultry Industry's Request To Speed Up The Slaughter Line


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    An article recently published in NPR reports that a petition by the National Chicken Council was denied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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    Feb
    21
    Interpretive Summary: Utilization of Canola and Sunflower Meals as Replacements for Soybean Meal in a Corn Silage-Based Stocker System


    In December 2017, Translational Animal Science published an article that investigated the effect of using an alternative protein source in stocker diets.

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    Feb
    18
    Petition Filed with the USDA by U.S. Cattlemen's Association


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    A recent article in Forbes discusses a defensive move made by the U.S. Cattlemen's Association. Read more about the petition filed with the USDA.

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    Feb
    18
    ASAS/ADSA Midwest Meetings Update


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    Early registration has ended, however it's not to late to register and avoid lines! Find registration and housing information here.

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    Feb
    18
    International Livestock Congress


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    The International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation hosts the International Livestock Congress, February 28 – March 1, 2018, in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, in Houston, Texas.

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    Feb
    18
    JAS Favorites!


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    Here are the 2017 favorites – take a second to browse some of the best JAS has to offer from 2017!

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    Feb
    18
    Interpretative Summary: Effect of Castration Method and Analgesia on Inflammation, Behavior, Growth Performance, and Carcass Traits in Feedlot Cattle


    jan 2018
    In February 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated the effect of castration timing, method, and analgesia use on feedlot cattle behavior, physiology, and performance.

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    Feb
    15
    2018 NCR-SARE Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals!


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    The 2018 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals is now available.

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    Feb
    15
    Judges Still Needed!! Please Consider Helping


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    COMPETITION JUDGES NEEDED! Colleagues, you are not too late!
    More students participating than ever so we need more judges! Please consider helping at this years ASAS/ADSA Midwest Meeting in Omaha.

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