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Midwest Meeting starts soon!

March 5, 2015 - The ASAS Midwestern Section/ADSA Midwest Branch 2015 Joint Meeting is less than two weeks away! This year’s meeting will be held March 16-18 in Des Moines, Iowa. There are some new events and technology that you don’t want to miss during the 48th Annual Midwest Meeting. On-site registration begins Sunday, March 15, at 3:00 p.m. in the Lobby of the Iowa Events Center.

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Midwest symposia line-up

March 5, 2015 - The ASAS Midwestern Section/ADSA Midwest Branch 2015 Joint Meeting will be held March 16-18 in Des Moines, Iowa. Here is a list of scientific symposia to help you plan your time in Des Moines. Read more

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New Digestive Physiology of Pigs Lecture and Lunch at Midwest

March 5, 2015 - The ASAS Midwestern Section/ADSA Midwest Branch 2015 Joint Meeting is less than two weeks away! This year’s meeting will be held March 16-18 in Des Moines, Iowa. Among this year’s new events is a “Digestive Physiology of Pigs (DPP) Lecture and Lunch.” It will be held at noon on Mon., March 16 in the Grand Ballroom of the Iowa Events Center.

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Bentley Lecture on exotic meats

March 5, 2015 - The ASAS Midwestern Section/ADSA Midwest Branch 2015 Joint Meeting will be held March 16-18 in Des Moines, Iowa. One of the special events taking place during the Midwest Meeting is the Bentley Lecture and Lunch on Tues., March 17 at 12:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Iowa Events Center. The lecture is entitled “Production and quality of exotic meats produced in low input agricultural systems.”

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Student events at Midwest

March 5, 2015 - The ASAS Midwestern Section/ADSA Midwest Branch 2015 Joint Meeting is March 16-18 in Des Moines, Iowa. There will be lots to see and do for undergraduate and graduate students in Des Moines! Here are some of the scheduled events.

Undergraduate Academic Quadrathlon

AQ activities begin with lab practicums and oral presentations on Sun., March 15 on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames.

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Innovate 2015 keynote speaker announced

The American Society of Animal Science is pleased to announce that Dr. Barbara Oakley will serve as keynote speaker for Innovate 2015, to be held May 31-June 2, 2015, in Braselton, Ga. The theme of this year’s program is “Innovations in Education: An Animal Science Curriculum for the 21st Century.”

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Dr. Greg Lardy begins role with NDSU Agricultural Affairs

Feb. 27, 2015 - Dr. Greg Lardy, immediate past president of ASAS and Head of the Department of Animal Sciences at North Dakota State University, has agreed to serve as part-time Associate Vice President for Agricultural Affairs at NDSU. He will retain his responsibilities as Department Head.

“Dr. Lardy’s specific expertise in livestock agriculture, his overall knowledge of North Dakota Agriculture, and his leadership experience as department Head will greatly assist NDSU Agriculture as it continues to meet its three-part mission of teaching, research, and Extension,” said Dr. Ken Grafton, Vice President for Agricultural Affairs at NDSU. Read more »

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8th International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology

The 8th International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology (ICFAE), is set for August 27-29, 2015, in Billund, Denmark.

The meeting venue for the 8th ICFAE is the Hotel Legoland near Billund, which is only 3 km from the International Airport of Billund.

The meeting website provides additional information about accommodations, registration and the scientific program. Read more »