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Explore the Many Benefits of ADSA Membership

ADSA was established in 1906 to advance the emerging discipline of dairy science and to improve scientific practices in the dairy industry. Today, ADSA is supported by a diverse and growing global membership.

Journal of Dairy Science®

Journal of Dairy Science
http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/

 The official journal of the American Dairy Science Association, Journal of Dairy Science (JDS) is the leading general dairy research journal in the world. JDS readers represent education, industry, and government agencies in more than 70 countries with interests in biochemistry, breeding, economics, engineering, environment, food science, genetics, microbiology, nutrition, pathology, physiology, processing, public health, quality assurance, and sanitation.

There is no better way to remain up to date on important advances in the dairy industry than having electronic access to JDS. The journal publishes original research, technical notes, current news items, and articles of general interest to leaders in the dairy industry. Every issue of JDS, starting with the first issue published in 1917 and continuing up to the present, is available as part of the ADSA membership package.

ADSA®/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting

Joint Annual Meeting
http://www.jtmtg.org

ADSA members from around the world attend the Annual Meeting, held jointly with the American Society of Animal Science, at a discounted member registration rate. The Joint Annual Meeting comprises approximately 1,500 oral and poster presentations, 40 symposia, exhibitions, and many business and social meetings of supporting organizations. Participate once and you will know why several members have not missed a single meeting in decades!

ADSA Discover Conference Series

ADSA’s Discover Conferences
http://www.adsa.org/discover/

Established in 1997, ADSA’s Discover Conferences offer an informal environment and format that encourages candid interactions among scientists to improve learning and understanding of timely topics in the science of food animal agriculture. ADSA members attend this highly regarded conference at discounted member rates.

S-PAC®

S-PAC
(Searchable Proceedings of Animal Conferences)
http://spac.adsa.org/

S-PAC is the most comprehensive database of animal production and management conference proceedings in the world. This unique collection of conference proceedings and presentations is a must-have resource for animal scientists, veterinarians, academicians, consultants, and members of industry around the world. New conference proceedings are added frequently. If you can’t attend the multitude of conferences that S-PAC covers, do the next best thing: subscribe to S-PAC today! Members receive free access to Joint Annual Meeting and ADSA abstracts housed in S-PAC, and deeply discounted subscription rates to the full proceedings and presentation database. Subscriptions at the deeply discounted ADSA member rate are available for individuals, corporate sustaining members, and institutions.

Other Benefits

ADSA Awards Program
One of ADSA’s five organizational objectives is to recognize ADSA members for outstanding personal achievement. ADSA accomplishes this objective through partnering with more than 20 award sponsors and through making its own association and foundation awards. For professionals and students, ADSA supports a comprehensive Awards Program designed to identify and recognize those who have made important contributions to the dairy industry and the association.

Recorded Symposia Library
ADSA individual members enjoy access to a large and growing password protected library of recorded symposia.

Newsletters
Members start each week “in the know” with ADSA’s industry e-newsletter Dairy-e-News. From timely topics and important announcements, to the best industry calendar of events, dairy industry professionals turn to Dairy-e-News. News of the association is published each April and October fall in ADSA News.

Member Directory
ADSA makes it easy for its members to stay in touch with professional colleagues by publishing an online directory of members of the founders of the Federation of Animal Science Societies: The American Dairy Science Association, the American Society of Animal Science, and the Poultry Science Association. Beyond helping you stay in touch, this unique database of more than 6,200 individual members is highly searchable for those times when you need to reach out to members with specific expertise.

ADSA Web Site
The ADSA web site has the latest association and industry information including national and branch meeting plans; board, committee, and staff listings; JDS author instructions; job postings; dairy publications listings; and more. These areas of the home page are accessible to all visitors.

A Stronger Voice Through FASS Membership
ADSA is one of three founding members of the Federation of Animal Science Societies, or FASS. Established in 1998 with ADSA, the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), and the Poultry Science Association (PSA), FASS offers far-reaching benefits to the individual associations: a more powerful and influential voice strengthened through a combined membership of nearly 10,000 individuals, and better advocacy of the animal sciences and animal agriculture. A strong voice for science-based agriculture enhances scientific credibility and improves scientific exchange.

Journal of Dairy Science Ranking

Impact Factor: 2.566

© 2013 Journal Citation Report®, Thomson Reuters


Ranking 3 out of 54
Agriculture, Dairy and Animal Science

Ranking 21 out of 124
Food Science and Technology

JDS is ranked no. 1 for the 5-year Impact Factor and no. 1 by Eigenfactor (which removes self-citations). For 2012, 741 articles in 7,428 (science) pages were published.