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Foundation: Temple Grandin Appreciation Club

Aug. 27, 2015 – The ASAS Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the new Temple Grandin Appreciation Club. The Temple Grandin Appreciation Club is being formed to recognize the contribution of Dr. Temple Grandin to the field of animal research, animal welfare and to the American Society of Animal Science. grandin Read more

AnimalSmart.org heading to World Dairy Expo

Aug. 27, 2015 – For the second year in a row, AnimalSmart.org will be headed to World Dairy Expo. This year, World Dairy Expo is September 29 to October 3 in Madison, Wis. WDX Read more

Foundation honors Glenn’s service and commitment

2015 ASAS Industry Fellow: Barbara P. Glenn

Aug. 27, 2015 – Dr. Barbara P. Glenn is one of the most respected advocates of animal agriculture in the United States. At the 2015 Joint Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, Glenn was recognized as the ASAS Industry Fellow.

Dr. Barb Glenn

Dr. Barb Glenn, 2015 ASAS Industry Fellow

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Meeting abstracts now in one spot!

Aug. 24, 2015 – ASAS has created a new webpage with links to previous meeting abstracts in one spot!

At asas.org, under the “Meetings” tab, click on “Previous Meetings.” The new webpage can also be accessed by clicking here.

In addition to meeting abstracts, you will also find the programs from previous meetings, as well as the corresponding webpage for previous Joint Annual Meetings, Sectional Meetings, Innovate, and CSAS Annual Meetings.

Webinars from past meetings and conferences are also located at the new webpage.

 

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In the News: Cattle thefts on the rise

Aug. 24, 2015 – Today, fat cattle are trading at $1.44/pound and feeder cattle at $2.11/pound. For about a year, cattle prices haverancher been some of the highest ever recorded. And cattle rustlers will do just about anything to get their hands on this chunk of change. Read more »

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Researchers study tall larkspur toxicity in cattle

By Samantha Kneeskern, ASAS Science Communications Intern

August 24, 2015 – In the western foothills and mountain rangelands of the U.S., wild larkspurs (Delphinium spp.) are a major cause of cattle lossesdelphinium barbeyi Read more »

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Consumer preferences update

By Samantha Kneeskern, ASAS Science Communications Intern

August 20, 2015 – Advancements in technologies, feed and livestock price fluctuations, environment, and steakmany other changes in the agricultural industry affect consumer preferences. According to the latest Food Demand Survey (FooDS) from Oklahoma State University, consumer willingness to pay for all meat products has increased since this time last year. In fact, willingness to pay is at its highest since the survey began in 2013. Read more »

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Speakers announced for food animal emergency management symposium

Aug. 19, 2015 – Multiple industry, government, and academic experts have been announced as keynote and plenary speakers for the 5th International Symposium on Managing Animal Mortalities, Products, By-Products, & Associated Health Risks: Connecting Research, Regulations and Responses. The Symposium, to be held September 28 – October 1, 2015, will take place at the Lancaster Marriot at Penn Square in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Read more »