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Dairy Scientist Meeting Brings Together New Research from Around the World

June 10, 2011

The 2011 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA®) and the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) will be held July 10 to 14 in New Orleans, LA. The JAM brings together top dairy scientists from around the world to share results from their current work. In addition to oral and poster presentations of current research findings, a wide range of symposia and special events will be held. Some of these include:

  • The Johne’s Disease Integrated Program Annual Conference – With 23 poster and oral presentations included in the JAM Animal Health sections
  • The Triennial Lactation Symposium – Biology of Lactation of Farm Animals: Lactation Biology Training for the Next Generation – A tribute to Dr. H. Allen Tucker
  • Bioethics: The ethical food movement: What does it mean for animal agriculture?
  • Animal Behavior and Well-Being: Novel techniques for euthanasia
  • Contemporary and Emerging Issues: Emerging animal welfare issues
  • Current and future determinants of dairy product pricing
  • Production, Management and the Environment, Forages and Pastures & Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy Joint Symposium: Environmental impact of beef and dairy systems
  • Enhancing educational approaches for future changes in biosecurity and antibiotic use in animal agriculture

The JAM serves as an international forum to share results of current research and gather vital information for the future of animal agriculture. Over 2,000 scientists, researchers and industry leaders with diverse yet common interests from around the globe will be in attendance. Sessions will cover research in food science, dairy production, animal and human nutrition, livestock transport, food safety, animal care, animal health, genetic improvement, production and management, web-based information programs, and other cutting edge work. More than 2,100 scientific presentations, 100 or more exhibitors in the trade show, 47 symposia, and six other workshops or special meetings will intrigue the world’s leading animal, dairy, and food scientists and provide a glimpse of the industry’s future.

For more information, visit www.jtmtg.org/2011.