July 6, 2015 – Natural Sciences Education (NSE) is a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal on animal and natural sciences education. The American Society of Agronomy publishes NSE along with several cooperating societies, including ASAS. Read more
July 6, 2015 – Dr. Mike Tokach, Professor and State Leader of Extension at Kansas State University, is this year’s winner of the American Feed Industry Association’s Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research. His extraordinary accomplishments in swine nutrition research will earn him recognition at the ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting in Orlando, July 12-16. Read more
July 6, 2015 – Dr. Graham Clifford Lamb, Assistant Director and Professor at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Fla., is the recipient of the Animal Management Award. He will be recognized during the ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting in Orlando, July 12-16.
July 2, 2015 – Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is the most widespread disease in the swine industry. In sows, PRRSV causes reproductive problems during gestation, including abnormal litters or abortions. Growing pigs with the disease will have respiratory problems and poor growth. Read more
July 2, 2015 – Feed and production input costs are the primary economic drivers of the cattle industry. As input costs increase, producers and cattle are asked to be more efficient to satisfy global food demands. Furthermore, the amount of land available for cattle production in the United States has decreased over the past 10 years. Improvements with marginal land and marginal-quality harvested feeds are being considered. Read more