Total energy picture and ethanol: Petroleum interation. M. Johanns, USDA.
Environmental impact of renewable fuels and sustainable agriculture. D. Walters, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Results of RFA/AFIA task force study evaluating analytical methods of distillers grains for precision, replicability and "in- use" methodology compliance. R. Sellers, AFIA, Arlington, VA.
Corn: Ethanol – Supply and demand outlook. S. Meyer, Paragon Economics.
Introduction. R. E. Pearson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Biological impact of heat stress on reproductive performance. P.J. Hansen, University of Florida, Gainesville.
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Feeding programs that meet the challenges of heat stress. J. N. Spain* and D.E. Spiers, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Environmental modifications to address heat stress. M. J. Brouk*1, J. P. Harner, III1, J. F. Smith1, and D. V. Armstrong2, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 2University of Arizona, Tucson.
What we have learned about the genes involved in the response to heat stress. R. J. Collier* and R. P. Rhoads, University of Arizona.
Genetic factors affecting growth traits of Nili-Ravi Buffalo calves in Pakistan. P. Akhtar*, U. Kalsoom, S. Ali, M. Yaqoob, M. I. Mustafa, and J. I. Sultan, Faculty of Animal Husbandry, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Punjan, Pakistan.
Genetic analysis of ewe stayability and its association with lamb growth and adult body weight. R. C. Borg1, D. R. Notter*1, and R. W. Kott2, 1Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 2Montana State University, Bozeman.
Gene regulation in liver of cattle exposed to heat stress. E. Antoniou*, J. Robertson, and D. Spiers, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Differential gene expression profiling of malignant melanoma in Sinclair swine. M. A. Okomo-Adhiambo1, A. Rink2, W. Rauw1, C. W. Beattie3, and L. Gomez-Raya*1, 1University of Nevada, Reno, 2Animal Disease and Food Safety Laboratory, Reno, NV, 3University of Illinois, Chicago.
Genetic parameter estimates for growth, carcass composition, and meat quality traits in Duroc swine. C. R. Schwab*, R. Tait, and T. J. Baas, Iowa State University, Ames.
Doe reproductive and fitness traits among three meat goat breeds semi-intensively managed in the southeastern US. R. Browning, Jr.*, M. L. Leite-Browning, B. Donnelly, and M. Byars, Tennessee State University, Nashville.
Measures of libido and their relation to testicular hypertrophy and fertilizing competence in boars. D. O. Umesiobi*, Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.
Comparison of pure Berkshire, Landrace, and the reciprocal crosses at two market endpoints. K. M. Brueggemeier*, A. C. Naber, S. J. Moeller, H. N. Zerby, and K. M. Irvin, The Ohio State University, Columbus.
Correlated response in fatty acid composition from five generations of selection for intramuscular fat in Duroc pigs. J. L. Burkett*, T. J. Baas, D. C. Beitz, C. R. Schwab, N. L. Berry, and S. Zhang, Iowa State University, Ames.
Breeding and Genetics - Livestock and Poultry Swine Chair: Gary Rohrer, USDA - ARS 206 B