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Students star at Southern Section

February 11, 2016 – Winners of the graduate and undergraduate student competitions held during the 2016 ASAS Southern Section Meeting were announced on February 8 during the Southern Section Awards Ceremony in San Antonio, Texas.  Read more

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Researchers awarded for innovation in pork industry

February 11, 2016 – A study by researchers at the USDA-ARS Livestock Issues Research Unit and Texas A&M University was awarded the Swine Industry Award for Innovation during the 2016 ASAS Southern Section Annual Meeting, held Feb. 6-9, in San Antonio, Texas.  Read more

Price receives Fontenot travel scholarship

February 11, 2016 – Deborah Price from the University of Florida received a student travel scholarship to attend the 2016 American Society of Animal Science Southern Section Annual Meeting, held Feb. 6-9, in San Antonio, Texas. Read more

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In memory: Dr. Burk A. Dehority

February 11, 2016 – Dr. Burk A. Dehority, 85, of Wooster, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

The following information about Dr. Dehority, a Fellow in the American Society of Animal Science, is excerpted from his obituary:

(Dr. Dehority) was a Professor at The Ohio State University at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center for over 50 years in the Animal Science Department specializing in Rumen Microbiology. Read more »

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Horn honored with Distinguished Service Award

February 9, 2016 – Dr. Gerald W. Horn received the Southern Section Distinguished Service Award this week during the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Southern Section, held Feb. 6-9,  in San Antonio, Texas. Read more »

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Lehmkuhler receives Extension Award

February 9, 2016 – Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler received the Southern Section Extension Award this week during the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Southern Section, held Feb. 6-9,  in San Antonio, Texas.  Read more »

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Young Scientists honored at Southern Section

February 9, 2016 – Two Outstanding Young Animal Scientists were honored this week during the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Southern Section, held Feb. 6-9, in San Antonio, Texas.

The Southern Section Outstanding Young Animal Scientist – Education Award was given to Dr. Carolyn E. Huntington, Undergraduate Program Coordinator and Lecturer at Auburn University. Outstanding Young Animal Scientist – Research was awarded to Dr. Nicolas DiLorenzo, Beef Cattle Specialist in the Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida. Read more »

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Bill E. Kunkle Interdisciplinary Beef Symposium

February 9, 2016 – The Bill E. Kunkle Interdisciplinary Beef Symposium drew a good crowd yesterday at the 2016 ASAS Southern Section Meeting in San Antonio. Researchers from several institutions discussed mineral and vitamin nutrition of cattle fed forage-based diets and its influence on reproduction, immune function, health, carcass characteristics and meat quality. Read more »