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  • Jul
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Ractopamine-supplemented feedlot lambs


    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science researchers evaluated how heat stress impacted the growth, metabolism and cardiovascular function of feedlot lambs supplemented with ractopamine.

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  • Jul
    02
    Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show Program and Schedule


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    The meeting program and events website is available for the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

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  • Jun
    29
    Trump Seeks to Restrict Chinese Students


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    The Trump Administration plans to cancel visas for Chinese graduate students and researchers in the STEM field as a way to limit foreign involvement in research.

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  • Jun
    29
    NIH Releases Strategic Plan to Accelerate Nutrition Research


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    A new strategic plan for 2020-2030 NIH nutrition research has been released.

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  • Jun
    29
    Trump States U.S. will Withdraw from WHO


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    President Trump made an announcement in the White House Rose Garden that he would be stopping all funding to the World Health Organization and pulling out of the organization altogether.

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  • Jun
    29
    Oklahoma Meat Consumer Protection Act Passed


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    The Oklahoma Meat Consumer Protection Act was passed by the Senate and is now heading to the Governor’s desk.

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  • Jun
    29
    APLU and AAVMC Form Gene Editing Task Force


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    The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges announced the creation of an eleven-person Gene Editing Task Force.

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  • Jun
    29
    Letter Sent to Seek Regulatory Reform for Small Meat Processing Plants


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    House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Republican members sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reevaluate regulations that implement obstacles for small meat producers.

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  • Jun
    29
    Meatpacking Facilities


    U.S. Department of Agriculture released a press release applauding the efforts of meatpacking facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Jun
    29
    The Pandemic’s Effect on Scientific Journals


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    Read more about how the pandemic has impacted scientific publishing.

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  • Jun
    29
    Executive Order Bans Green Cards and Work Visas Through End of Year


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    Read more about the executive order that will freeze green cards and most categories of foreign workers through the end of 2020.

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  • Jun
    29
    June 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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  • Jun
    29
    Invite from the Program Chair of ASAS to the 2020 virtual ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Meeting


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    You're invited to the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting!

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  • Jun
    25
    How Farms Could Prevent Pandemics


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    Read more about how farmers can serve as a guide for preventing pandemics.

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  • Jun
    25
    Interpretive Summary: Ruminal microbes of adult sheep do not degrade extracellular l-citrulline


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated whether L-Citrulline would be degraded by rumen bacteria in sheep.

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  • Jun
    25
    Western Section Necrology Report


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    Please take a moment to remember our friends and colleagues at the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting.

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  • Jun
    18
    ASAS Board Statement: Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Efforts


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    Please read the ASAS Board Statement regarding diversity, inclusion and equity efforts.

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  • Jun
    15
    Invite from the President of ASAS to the 2020 virtual ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Meeting


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    You're invited to the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting!

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  • Jun
    15
    ASAS Webinar Series - Surviving the review process: An editor’s perspective


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    Reserve your virtual seat for the ASAS Webinar Series - Surviving the review process: An editor's perspective.

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  • Jun
    15
    Interpretive Summary: Pulse ingredients used in companion animal diets


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    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science looked at five pulse-based ingredients for companion animal diets.

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