Featured Articles

  • May
    29
    Interpretive Summary: Ergot alkaloid exposure in pregnant ewes


    Feb_JAS19
    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science assessed how feeding tall fescue during mid-late gestation alters maternal characteristics and placental development.

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  • May
    29
    Interpretive Summary: Feed efficiency and slaughter traits of French Charolais bulls.


    Feb_JAS19
    A recent study reported in the Journal of Animal Science sought to fill gaps in the knowledge base by estimating the genetic parameters for growth, feed efficiency and slaughter traits of young French Charolais bulls.

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  • May
    29
    Congratulations Dr. KC Olson


    KC Olson
    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Olson for receiving the ASAS Animal Management Award.

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  • May
    29
    Congratulations Dr. Merlin D. Lindemann


    Merlin Lindemann
    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Lindemann on receiving the ASAS Industry Innovation Award.

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  • May
    29
    Annual Symposium Preview - Beef Species II


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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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  • May
    29
    3rd International Symposium on Alternatives to Antibiotics


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    Don't miss the 3rd International Symposium on Alternatives for Antibiotics. The Symposium will be held at the Berkeley Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, December 16-18, 2019.

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  • May
    27
    NIFA awards highlight land-grant programs and leaders making a difference


    NIFA recently honored three land-grant university partners as part of their annual Day of Appreciation.

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  • May
    27
    White House issues new memo on how federal agencies should consider scientific data


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    The White House Office of Budget Management issued a guide for federal agencies.

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  • May
    27
    May 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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  • May
    27
    USDA narrows ERS/NIFA relocation site list


    The USDA has narrowed their relocation site list for the ERS/NIFA, all while the ERS employees move to unionize.

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  • May
    27
    The role of livestock in nutrition—looking beyond calories


    Read about why it is important to take a closer look at the actual nutritional value of animal products.

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  • May
    22
    In Memory - Gerald Clark Weigel


    Gerald Weigel
    Please take a moment to remember Gerald Clark Weigel.

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  • May
    22
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of microbial phytase on feed digestibility of growing pigs


    Feb_JAS19
    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science studied the effects microbial phytase had on feed digestibility in growing pigs.

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  • May
    22
    Annual Symposium Preview - Meat Science


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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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  • May
    22
    Congratulations Dr. Juan Loor


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    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Loor on receiving the ASAS Animal Growth and Development Award.

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  • May
    22
    Congratulations Dr. Brittni Littlejohn


    Littlejohn_Brittni_Agri-King Outstanding Graduate Student Award Photo
    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Littlejohn on receiving the Agri-King Outstanding Animal Science Graduate Student Award.

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  • May
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Zinc AA and zinc sulfate supplementation on rumen bacterial communities


    Feb_JAS19
    An article published in the Journal of Animal Science investigated how two forms of zinc affected the health of rams' rumen microbiota.

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  • May
    19
    Congratulations Dr. Kendall Swanson


    Swanson_Kendall_AFI_Ruminant Nutrition Research Award Photo
    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Kendall Swanson on receiving the AFIA Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research.

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  • May
    19
    Congratulations Dr. Robert Goodband


    Goodband_Robert_AFI Nonruminant Nutrition Research Award Photo
    Please take a moment to congratulate Dr. Goodband on receiving the AFIA Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research.

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  • May
    19
    Annual Symposium Preview - ASAS-NANP


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

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