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Join us for Kunkle Beef Symposium

This year’s Bill E. Kunkle Interdisciplinary Beef Symposium will focus on Advances In Protein Nutrition For Beef Cattle. It will be held from 8:00-11:30 a.m. on Mon., Feb. 6,  during the 2017 ASAS Southern Section Meeting.

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Call for nominations for 2017-2018 ASAS Board

ASAS is now accepting nominations for the 2017-2018 ASAS Board. Leadership positions open for election in 2017-2018 include President Elect and 3 Director-At-Large Positions.  Read more


New lectureship at Southern

The Executive Committee of the Southern Section is pleased to announce the establishment of an annual invited lectureship to the Physiology Section of the Southern Section annual meeting. The Ronald D. Randel Lectureship honors Dr. Randel’s contributions to the field of animal physiology and endocrinology. Read more

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Job outlook good for Animal Science majors

Good news for the field of animal science! According to a StartClass article posted on December 21, 2016, college students majoring in Animal and Plant Sciences, as well as Agriculture, have some of the lowest post-graduate unemployment rates. In fact, Animal and Plant Sciences ranked #9 out of 26 college majors with the lowest unemployment rates post-graduation! Agriculture (in general) came in #2 out of 26.  Read more »

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Join us for Southern Section pre-conference

Join us for the 2017 Inaugural Southern Section Industry and Academic Pre-Conference Summit, February 4, 2017! The pre-conference program will focus on Delivery Systems for Protein and Energy Supplements.

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Call for Annual Meeting abstracts

Abstract submission for the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show is now open. The submission deadline is March 1,2017. Read more »

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Annual Meeting clarification

To ASAS Annual Meeting Abstract Submitters: As members begin to prepare submissions for the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show we have received questions concerning submissions of abstracts focused on dairy research. In particular, people are worried that autonomous ASAS and ADSA meetings means that ASAS will no longer accept Dairy abstracts. This is not true. Read more »


2017 Southern Section Meeting updates

The Annual Meeting of the Southern Section, American Society of Animal Science will be held February 4-7 in Franklin, Tennessee, at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The housing reservation deadline for this meeting is January 13. Please make your reservations today. Read more »