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Animal Sciences and Industry

Kansas State University
232 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-8028


Email: asi@ksu.edu

Dr. Larry Berger Named 2016 K-State Animal Sciences & Industry Distinguished Alumnus

The 2016 Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus has had a notable career as a researcher, professor and department head.

2016 Holiday Cheese and Meat Boxes

Orders are now being accepted for Holiday Cheese and Meat Boxes. Last day to pick up boxes in person is December 22, 2016. Last day to have boxes shipped is December 19, 2016. Order now!

VFD Meetings Scheduled

With the new veterinary feed directives set to go into effect Jan. 1, K-State Research and Extension has planned meetings to help producers prepare for the upcoming regulations.

K-State ASI Department Launches KSUAntibiotics.org

Looking for information about antibiotic use in livestock or the new veterinary feed directives (VFD) set to go into effect? Check out KSUAntibiotics.org for resources to answer your questions.

Order your Holiday Ham or Turkey from KSU ASI Meat Lab

Place order by Tuesday, Dec. 6 for Christmas.

Check Out November Beef Tips

This month's issue features information about feeding corn to cows, factors effecting feeder cattle selling at video auction, the new KSUantibiotics.org website, body condition scoring and farm safety.

Certified Angus Beef LLC Presented Don L. Good Impact Award

K-State ASI alumni and friends re-connect during second annual Family & Friends Reunion.

K-State Diagnostic Lab seeking Kansas cattle producers to help with bovine anaplasmosis study

The study aims to determine prevalence and management risk factors in the state.

K-State animal science professor honored with ASAS Fellow Award

Evan Titgemeyer was awarded the American Society of Animal Science Fellow Award: Research Category for his distinguished service to the animal science industry and ASAS.

K-State ASI Hosts BIF

More than 600 beef producers, leading geneticists and allied industry professionals were in Manhattan last week for the 2016 Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Annual Meeting and Research Symposium. Themed "Progress on the Prairie," the event was hosted by the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry June 14-17.

Boyle Named AMSA Fellow and Recipient of 2016 AMSA Signal Service Award

K-State Animal Sciences and Industry faculty member Elizabeth Boyle will be recognized during the American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Meat Conference June 21 in San Angelo, Texas.

Rolf, Tarpoff Join K-State ASI Department

Two new assistant professors have joined the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. Dr. Megan Rolf has joined the K-State ASI department as assistant professor of animal breeding and genetics and Dr. Anthony John (A.J.) Tarpoff is the new assistant professor and extension beef veterinarian specialist.

Phelps, Matney Receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards

Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry Graduate Students Kelsey Phelps and MaryAnn Matney were recognized Friday, May 20 as recipients of Larry Corah Outstanding Graduate Student Awards.

Download the new KSU ASI app

The K-State ASI app allows users to search for educational events and activities hosted by the department. Users can view schedules and download resources as well as access directions and points of interest. The app also includes access to online educational tools and news.

K-State Crowned National Champion Meat Animal Evaluation Team

The team’s win is K-State’s first national title in the contest’s 53-year history.


VFD Informational Meetings
Find a meeting near you

K-State Swine Profitability Conference
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas
February 7, 2017

K-State Cattlemen's Day
Weber Hall
Manhattan, Kansas
March 3, 2017


150th K-State Department of
Animal Sciences & Industry

ASI Mural

Building the Legacy Book

Building the Legacy - A History of the Kansas State University Department of Animals Sciences & Industry

Written by Dr. Miles McKee

For ordering information contact: Wendy Nichols at wnichols@k-state.edu.


Call Hall Dairy Bar Lunch Menu

Dairy Bar 

2016 Cheese and Meat Box Order Form

ASI Department Newsletter