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Teaching the next generation of animal scientists effectively

Three ASAS delegates to the 2nd Joint Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science and the Argentina Association of Animal Production (AAPA) shared their experiences, best practices and challenges of teaching animal science courses. Read more

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Highlights from AAPA beef symposium

The 2nd Joint Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science and the Argentina Association of Animal Production (AAPA) included a beef cattle production symposium on Wed., Oct. 22. ASAS was well-represented, with four representatives giving presentations during the symposium. Read more

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Midwestern Section Graduate Director: 2015 Call for Nominations

Would you like to serve as Graduate Director and assist in the educational and professional development of fellow animal science students? Nominations for the 2015 Midwestern Section Graduate Director are due by 11:59 PM (CST) on Friday, November 7, 2015.  Read more

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Status of distillers grains use shared at AAPA meeting

Dr. Galen Erickson with the University of Nebraska discussed “The current state of use of ethanol byproducts in the U.S.” during an animal feeding and nutrition session at the 2nd Joint Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Argentina Association of Animal Production (AAPA), held Oct. 20-22, 2014, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read more »

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Insights on fetal programming

Dr. Joel Caton with North Dakota State University presented “Maternal nutrition and intestinal development in offspring” during an animal feeding and nutrition session at the 2nd Joint Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Argentina Association of Animal Production (AAPA), held Oct. 20-22, 2014, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read more »

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Nutrigenomics and beyond

Dr. Juan Loor from the University of Illinois presented at the 2nd Joint Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Argentina Association of Animal Production (AAPA). His presentation was entitled “Rumen Protected Methyl-donors and the Genome: Nutrigenomics and Beyond.”

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Oct

Immunogenetics: Improving disease resistance genetically

mallardThe 2nd Joint Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Argentina Association of Animal Production (Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal i.e., AAPA) convened Monday, October 20, 2014 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

During a plenary session on Monday afternoon, Dr. Bonnie Mallard, professor with the Department of Pathobiology in the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph, Canada, discussed her group’s work on immunogenetics, and how the immune system is genetically regulated. Read more »

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Nutrition: Making an impact on nitrogen losses

Freestall Dairy BarnThe 2nd Joint Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Argentina Association of Animal Production (Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal i.e., AAPA) continued Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read more »