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    Feb
    05
    2018 ASAS Southern Section Academic Quadrathalon


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    The 2018 ASAS Southern Section Academic Quadrathalon was held Saturday and Sunday. Tarleton State University hosted the lab practicum portion of the event and the written exam.

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    Feb
    04
    ASAS Southern Section Events for Monday February 5


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    Forget your program? Take a quick peek at the upcoming events scheduled for Monday, February 5, 2018.

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    Feb
    04
    We Are Going Paperless In 2019


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    Southern Section is moving to an all mobile app based program beginning in 2019. This will be the last year (2018) that there will be a printed Southern Section Program book.

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    Feb
    04
    Thank you to our Sponsors!


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    Southern Section would like to take a moment to acknowledge the generosity of our sponsors for the 2018 Southern Section Annual Meeting.

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    Jan
    31
    Copper Hydroxychloride Fed to Weanlings Improves Performance


    A recent article in Illinois Ag Connection highlights the need for copper in weanling pig diets, specifically copper hydroxychloride. The article describes recent research supporting this need, and cites a recent publication in the Journal of Animal Science.

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    Jan
    31
    Researchers Investigate eGIPR Receptors and its Relationship to EMS


    A recent article on thehorse.com highlighted a study led by Melody de Laat, PhD, from Queensland University of Technology, in Australia, where researchers sought to investigate specific mechanisms of obesity in horses.

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    Jan
    31
    Judges and Chairs Needed for Midwest Meeting Student Competitions


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    Colleagues, help us again this year at Midwest! We will have great participation by our students in competitions in Omaha on Monday so we need lots of help.

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    Jan
    31
    2018 ASAS National Award Nominations Due February 7


    The ASAS Awards Program is set up to honor the most significant contributions of our members to Animal Science, Animal Agriculture and to ASAS. The National Awards are one of our favorite programs in the office, because the awards honor our history, celebrate our membership and help us to glimpse the future.

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    Jan
    31
    ASAS Midwest Housing and Registration Information


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    The Annual Meeting of the Midwest Branch of ADSA and the Midwestern Section of ASAS is fast approaching. Join us in Omaha, Nebraska on March 12 – 14, 2018.

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    Jan
    31
    Interpretive Summary: Dietary Supplement Rich in Fiber Fed to Late Gestating Sows During Transition Reduces Rate of Stillborn Piglets


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    In a December 2017 study published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers investigated how dietary fiber (DF) supplemented feed affected sow reproductive performance. It was hypothesized that DF supplementation starting from two weeks before farrowing (including transition) would reduce piglet mortality.

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    Jan
    29
    Submit Abstracts for the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show


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    Don't forget to get your abstracts submitted! Deadline to submit an abstract is Monday, March 26, 2018.

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    Jan
    29
    Reducing Regulatory Burden Related to Animal Use in Research


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    Read more on "Reforming Animal Research Regulations: Workshop Recommendations to Reduce Regulatory Burden."

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    Jan
    29
    Impact of the Elimination of Animal Agriculture in the US


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    Read more on how eliminating animal agriculture in the US would impact food production and greenhouse gases.

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    Jan
    29
    D.C. Update for January


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

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    Jan
    25
    California Dairy Farmers Seek Emergency Milk Price Increase


    California dairy farmers are needing additional revenues and are asking for an increase in milk prices.

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    Jan
    25
    NIH to Launch $190M Genome Editing Research Program


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    Learn more about the new NIH genome editing research program.

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    Jan
    25
    Airgas to Showcase Innovations for the Meat and Poultry Industry


    Learn more about the new technologies and products to be presented at the International Production and Processing Expo.

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    Jan
    25
    Interpretive Summary: Economic Impacts of Lameness in Feedlot Cattle


    Learn about the economic impacts of lameness in feedlot cattle.

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    Jan
    25
    New Swine Inspection System Announced by USDA


    Learn about the new swine inspection system recently announced by the USDA.

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    Jan
    22
    Self-destructing GMO's!


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    Learn about self-destructing GMO's.

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