Society News

  • Horn honored with Distinguished Service Award - Dr. Gerald W. Horn received the Southern Section Distinguished Service Award during the 2016 Southern Section Annual Meeting in San Antonio.
  • Lehmkuhler receives Extension Award - Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler received the Southern Section Extension Award during the 2016 Southern Section Annual Meeting in San Antonio.
  • Young Scientists honored - The Southern Section honored Dr. Carolyn E. Huntington, Auburn University, with the Outstanding Young Animal Scientist – Education Award. Outstanding Young Animal Scientist – Research was awarded to Dr. Nicolas DiLorenzo, University of Florida.

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Interpretive Summaries

  • Nutrition influences ovarian development in beef cattle

    According to new research in the Journal of Animal Science, we now know more about the positive impact of limit feeding and compensatory growth on follicular development in beef heifers.
  • Chromium affects steer carcass characteristics

    University of Illinois researchers report on the effect of chromium supplementation on glucose and insulin, and what impact this has on the carcass characteristics of feedlot steers.
  • Feeding chocolate to nursery pigs

    Chocolate coproducts are available for livestock feed. A new study shows that a byproduct of chocolate candy production can be an economical substitute for the lactose found in whey powder fed to nursery pigs.