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
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
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