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Top 10 most downloaded JAS articles of 2015

February 4, 2016 – We have compiled a list of the top 10 most downloaded articles published in the Journal of Animal Science in 2015. The articles are listed by title, followed by the number of full-text downloads in parentheses. What were the most cited articles in 2015? Find out hereRead more


New JAS section coming soon

February 4, 2016 – A new section is being added to the Journal of Animal Science to allow rapid communication of research considered novel and highly significant to animal science. Read more


Top 10 most cited JAS articles of 2015

February 4, 2016 – Here is a list of the top 10 most cited articles published in the Journal of Animal Science in 2015. What were the most downloaded articles in 2015? Find out here! Read more

Recent Articles


Global Food Security symposium coming up

February 4, 2016 – The Global Food Security Consortium (GFSC) and the Seed Science Center at Iowa State University (ISU) will welcome experts from around the world to discuss the components necessary for addressing global food and nutrition security in an upcoming symposium entitled “REAL Sustainability.” Read more »


2016 national awards nominations now open

February 1, 2016 – ASAS is pleased to announce that the 2016 ASAS National Awards are now open for nominations. The ASAS Awards Program is set up to honor the most significant contributions of our members to Animal Science, Animal Agriculture and to ASAS. Read more »

Carty Award

Renowned animal scientists receive John J. Carty Award

February 1, 2016 – The National Academy of Sciences will honor six individuals with awards in recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in biological, medical, and agricultural sciences. Two of the honorees are animal scientists.

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Pork 101

2016 PORK 101 date set

February 1, 2016 – The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is excited to announce that the 2016 Texas A&M University PORK 101 course will be held June 1-3 in College Station, Texas. PORK 101 is hosted by AMSA in cooperation with the National Pork Board and is sponsored by Elanco Animal Health and Merck Animal Health. Read more »


Call for proposals

February 1, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Agriculture Defense Branch has recently released a call for proposals related to the susceptibility of North American wildlife species to foreign animal diseases and zoonotic diseases deemed tier two and three by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read more »