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.”
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.”
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
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.