Category: Editorial

Adri Kitshoff- Botha CEO of Wildlife Ranching South Africa Wildlife is synonymous with South Africa. The abundance of wildlife that sustained countless generations of indigenous people such as the Khoisan and Nguni Africans, enthralled the early European settlers. Today this natural heritage still enthrals citizens and visitors alike. The narrative of the South African wildlife […]

July 5-8, 2018, Vancouver, Canada As President of the World Association of Animal Production, my most important duty is to oversee the organization of the World Congress on Animal Production. The WCAP meets every 5 years, with the goal of addressing global large-scale issues in animal science and animal agriculture. A joint proposal from the […]

By Deb Hamernik, President-Elect, ASAS   In 2016, many interesting and potentially far-reaching political events have already taken place. In May, Brazil impeached its President. In June, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU). And, the presidential campaign in the United States (US) is filled with drama and controversy that will […]

Matthew Salois, PhD, Economic Research & Policy Advisor – Elanco Animal Health – A Division of Eli Lilly and Company   Consumers have a right to know where their food comes from and how it was produced, especially when it comes to antibiotic use in animals. Antibiotic resistance is a public concern and is a consequence of […]

Christian E. Newcomer, VMD Executive Director, AAALAC International Every year at the Joint Annual Meeting attendees from the U.S. and abroad become immersed in the scientific advances and achievements that are shaping modern animal agriculture. The scholarly offerings of our dairy and animal scientists and their students are prolific, impressive and diverse, featuring findings that […]

Eimei Sato, President, National Livestock Breeding Center, Incorporated Administrative Agency, Fukushima, Japan   Livestock Industry in Japan and the Influence of Climate and Buddhism Livestock production operates under the influence of specific local circumstances, especially natural circumstances such as climate. Based on his personal travel experiences in Europe, the Japanese philosopher Tetsuro Watsuji in his […]