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17
Apr
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New Animal Frontiers available

The April 2017 issue of Animal Frontiers is now available online. The theme of the issue is “GMO Crops in Animal Nutrition.” View the Table of Contents. Visit the Animal Frontiers Archives.

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8
Sep
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Join us for next Snack & Fact

Save the date! The next ASAS-sponsored Snack & Fact informational briefing is at noon (EST) on Mon., Sept. 26, in H-122 of the U.S. Capitol Building. If you will be in Washington D.C., please make plans to join us. The hour-long briefing focuses on content from the July 2016 issue of Animal Frontiers, entitled “Gut Microbiota, Diet, and Health: Application to Livestock and Companion Animals.” A light lunch will be provided. Read more »

8
Sep
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ASAS sponsors presentation by Tim Searchinger at EAAP annual meeting

By Dr. Deb Hamernik, ASAS President

Sept. 8, 2016 – Dr. Tim Searchinger gave an invited presentation, “Livestock, land use, global change and food securityat the 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) in Belfast, Ireland on August 29 – September 2, 2016. More than 1,500 people attended the EAAP annual meeting.

Searchinger and colleagues recently evaluated several models for estimating greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, bioenergy (e.g., ethanol from corn or wheat), and changes in land use (Science 347:1420-1422). Read more »

7
Jul
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New issue of Animal Frontiers

July 7, 2016 – The July 2016 issue of Animal Frontiers is now available online. The theme of the issue is “Gut Microbiota, Diet, and Health: Application to Livestock and Companion Animals.”

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2
May
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White paper addresses role of livestock in greenhouse gas emissions

May 2, 2016 – A white paper, defining the role that animal agriculture and other sectors of society play in their respective contribution of greenhouse gases, has been released. Authored by Dr. Frank Mitloehner, Professor and Air Quality Specialist in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis, the paper examines “Livestock’s Contributions to Climate Change: Facts and Fiction.”  Read more »