Featured Articles

  • Jun
    30
    Interpretive Summary: Intestinal amino acid digestibility and endogenous amino acid losses in pigs


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science investigated the increase in endogenous losses and decrease in amino acid digestibility.

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  • Jun
    26
    Interpretive Summary: Influence of litter size on insulin sensitivity in multiparous sows


    Feb_JAS19
    An article published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated uterine blood flow and insulin resistance when litter size in sows increase.

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  • Jun
    26
    Congratulations Pedro L.P. Fontes


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Pedro Fontes for receiving the ASAS Wettemann Graduate Scholar in Physiology Award.

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  • Jun
    26
    Congratulations Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam for receiving the Rockefeller Prentice Memorial Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics.

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  • Jun
    26
    *Awards Announcement* - 2019 Annual Meeting


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    Brief note about changes to the 2019 Annual Meeting Awards.

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  • Jun
    26
    Annual Meeting Preview - Horse Species Symposium


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    Take a peek at what's coming during the 2019 Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Austin, TX.

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  • Jun
    26
    National Call for Committee Nominations


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    Don't miss out on nominating an ASAS member for one of the National ASAS Committees for 2020.

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  • Jun
    26
    17th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals


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    Don't miss the 17th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals - You can attend in person or online!

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  • Jun
    23
    June 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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  • Jun
    23
    USDA selects Kansas City Region for ERS/NIFA relocation


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    On June 13, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the decision had been made to relocate the USDA’s Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture to the Kansas City Region.

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  • Jun
    23
    USDA releases 10-year plan for animal genomics research


    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has published their blueprint for research and funding in animal genomics for 2018–2027.

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  • Jun
    23
    New Executive Order streamlines ag biotechnology regulations


    On June 11, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at modernizing ag biotechnology regulations.

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  • Jun
    23
    Senate Agriculture Committee discusses ongoing role of farmers to mitigate climate change


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    The Senate Agriculture Committee welcomed animal scientists and producers for a panel discussion on the role of agriculture producers in addressing climate change.

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  • Jun
    23
    Three USDA nominees clear Senate Ag Committee


    Three USDA nominees have cleared the Senate Agricultural Committee and have now been submitted for confirmation by the full Senate.

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  • Jun
    23
    VOTE - 2019 ASAS National Elections for Graduate Director


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    Please take a moment to vote for the 2019-2020 ASAS National Graduate Director.

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  • Jun
    19
    Annual Meeting Preview - Animal Behavior and Well-Being Symposium I


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    Take a peek at what's coming during the 2019 Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Austin, TX.

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  • Jun
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Birdsfoot trefoil pastures effect on Haemonchus contortus infection in lambs


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    An article published in the Journal of Animal Science determined if birdsfoot trefoil-enriched pasture could prevent or reduce Haemonochus contortus infection in grazing lambs.

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  • Jun
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Vaccine timing against respiratory pathogens in feedlot cattle.


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    An article published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated how vaccine timing affected immunity to bovine respiratory diseases in feedlot cattle.

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  • Jun
    19
    Congratulations Dr. Steven Schackelford


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Steven Schackelford for receiving the ASAS Meats Research Award.

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  • Jun
    19
    Congratulations Dr. Shannon Pratt Phillips


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Shannon Pratt Phillips for receiving the Equine Science Society and ASAS Equine Science Award.

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