Featured Articles

  • Sep
    17
    Interpretive Summary: Associations of mucosal disaccharidases of steers with average daily gain


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    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated how mucosal disaccharidases affected the feed efficiency of cattle.

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  • Sep
    17
    Interpretive Summary: Microencapsulated organic acids and essential oils in weaned piglets


    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science investigated the effects of microencapsulated organic acids and essential oils in weaned piglets.

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  • Sep
    17
    Midwest Award Nominations Now Open


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    Please take a moment to nominate a deserving Midwest member.

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  • Sep
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Evaluation of warm season annual forages in the north-central United States


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    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science addressed an information gap on the production, nutritive value, and suitability for grazing of warm-season cultivars in the north-central USA.

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  • Sep
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of iron on intestinal development and epithelial maturation of suckling piglets


    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine intestinal organ indices, intestinal morphology, and epithelial maturation markers in suckling piglets.

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  • Sep
    14
    In Memory of Dr. Gary Allee


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    Please take a moment to remember Dr. Gary Allee.

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  • Sep
    10
    2021 Southern Section Meeting Update


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    Please take a moment to review this Southern Section Meeting update.

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  • Sep
    10
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of aquatic conditioning on cartilage and bone metabolism in young horses


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to determine the influences of early forced exercise and type of exercise on serum and synovial fluid biomarkers of young horses.

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  • Sep
    10
    Interpretive Summary: #GoingtotheFair: a social media listening analysis


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    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science sought to quantify and analyze data from social media to gain an understanding of the discussions, posts, and media prevalence about agricultural fairs on the Web.

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  • Sep
    07
    20TH Annual Animal Welfare Assessment Contest


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    Check out the Virtual Animal Welfare Assessment Contest held in November by the AVMA and North Carolina State University.

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  • Sep
    07
    Midwest Section 2021 Meeting Call for Abstracts


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    Don't miss your opportunity to submit an abstract for the 2021 Midwest Section Meeting.

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  • Sep
    07
    In Memory Dr. Rob Stuart


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    Please take a moment to remember Dr. Rob Stuart.

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  • Sep
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Supplementing Ca salts of soybean oil to late-gestating beef cows


    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science compared the performance and physiological responses of the offspring from cows supplemented with calcium salts.

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  • Sep
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Comparison of data analytics strategies in computer vision systems


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    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science aimed to develop a computer vision system for prediction of live body weight, muscle depth, and back fat from top view 3D images of finishing pigs.

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  • Sep
    02
    2021 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting Call for Symposia Suggestions


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    Please take a moment to submit a symposium idea for the 2021 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show!

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  • Sep
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Ruminal cellulolytic bacteria alter fatty acid composition of rumen digesta in fattening lambs


    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science investigated how cellulolytic bacteria impacts the fatty acid composition of rumen digesta and muscle tissue.

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  • Sep
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Broccoli byproduct-wheat straw silage as an alternative feed resource


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    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science investigated the use of broccoli byproduct comprised of stem and leaves as an alternative resource to fatting lambs

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  • Aug
    31
    Executive Order Limits Foreign Workers


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    Read more about the recent Executive order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices with Interests of American Workers.

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  • Aug
    31
    Cattle Market Letter Sent to USDA


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    A recent letter was sent to the USDA recommending the USDA Secretary work with university policy research centers to investigate matters related to the cattle industry.

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  • Aug
    31
    CFAP Program Increases Eligibility


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    The USDA is increasing eligibility for those who qualify for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

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