Featured Articles

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    Oct
    30
    Taxation for antibiotic use


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    An ASAS Public Policy member examines statements made in a recent Science article entitled “Reducing antimicrobial use in food animals.”

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    Oct
    30
    October 2017 D.C. policy update


    October proved an eventful month in animal agriculture in Washington with movement occurring on the Farm Bill and confirmation processes on Capitol Hill, as well as several policy shifts in the Administrative branch.

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    Oct
    30
    Competition of Livestock for Food


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    One of our Public Policy Committee members examines the new article “Livestock: On our plates or eating at our table? A new analysis of the feed/food debate.”

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    Oct
    30
    ASAS signs letter in support of FFAR


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    ASAS is part of a coalition of more than 100 farm, food and research groups that have signed onto a letter urging House Agriculture Committee leaders to reauthorize and fund the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) in the next farm bill.

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    Oct
    30
    Southern Section Graduate Student Section Co-Chairs needed


    The Southern Section ASAS Executive Committee is looking for graduate student volunteers to serve as co-chairs for the scientific sections.

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    Oct
    30
    Your July 2018 destination: Vancouver


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    Visit picturesque Vancouver, British Columbia, for the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show in July 2018.

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    Oct
    27
    Call for speakers


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    Would you like to speak at the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit? Submit a proposal by December 1st.

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    Oct
    27
    Your ideas wanted


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    We are getting ready to plan the 2018 issues of Jr. Animal Scientist, and we need your help.

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    Oct
    27
    Sneak peek at Harlan Ritchie Symposium


    The Midwest Program Committees are working to bring you exceptional symposia and scientific sessions.

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    Oct
    26
    Midwest Award nominations now open


    The deadline for award nominations is 11:59 PM CDT, Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

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    Oct
    26
    Midwest Board Graduate Director nominations


    Deadline for nominations is 11:59 PM (CDT) on Monday, November 6, 2017.

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    Oct
    26
    In the news...


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    Animal headlines that may be of interest to you.

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    Oct
    26
    Image of the Week


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    Our featured image shows the impact of copper deficiency on the wool of sheep.

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    Oct
    26
    New in TAS


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    New articles have been posted in the Just Published and First Look sections of Translational Animal Science.

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    Oct
    24
    ASAS Fellow to speak at Kunkle Beef Symposium


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    ASAS Fellow Dr. Gary Williams will discuss "Nutritional Programming of Puberty in Heifers: Developmental, Genomic and Functional Implications" during the Kunkle Beef Symposium at the 2018 Southern Section Meeting.

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    Oct
    24
    Bovine Eau de Parfum?


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    A team of international researchers has developed an innovative way of preventing tsetse flies from transferring disease to African cattle.

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    Oct
    24
    Now taking Annual Meeting special event requests


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    There is still time to submit your special event request for the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

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    Oct
    24
    Mark your calendar for WCAP


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    The World Conference on Animal Production (WCAP), to be held in July 2018, will include a session on "Precision Livestock Farming to increase producers' profitability."

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    Oct
    24
    Science policy internship deadline approaching


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    Students: Only a few days left to submit your application for the 2018 ASAS Science Policy Internship.

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    Oct
    19
    Article pays tribute to AQ founder


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    A recent article pays tribute to Dr. Robert Kauffman, who initiated the Academic Quadrathlon competition more than 35 years ago.

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