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Animal Sciences and Industry

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


Email: asi@ksu.edu

Dr. Jim Riemann Named 2018 K-State Animal Sciences & Industry Distinguished Alumnus

The 2018 Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus is an industry-leading authority in steam pasteurization of beef carcasses.

Order Your Holiday Gift Box from Call Hall

Holiday gift boxes featuring KSU ASI products are available from the Call Hall Dairy Bar. For an order form click here. 

KSU ASI Headlines — November Edition


CattleFax Awarded Don L. Good Impact Award

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


K-State ASI Launches Resources to Address African Swine Fever Virus in Feed

Looking for information about AFSV in feed? Check out KSUSwine.org for resources to answer your questions.


K-State Ranching Summit Videos Online

The KSU Beef Team hosted the 2018 K-State Ranching Summit August 15. The theme of the program was "Beef 2030 – Pursuing technology, transparency and profitability."

Welcome Dr. Michael Chao

Dr. Michael Chao is a new assistant professor in the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. Michael is a meat scientist with research interests in meat lipidomic and developing niche meat processing techniques to serve the needs of domestic-ethnic and international markets.

DeRouchey Presented ASAS Extension Award

Joel DeRouchey, ASI professor, was presented the Extension Award by the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) on July 9 at the 2018 ASAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.

Students Explore Animal Science Opportunities in Western Kansas

Six student participate in K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy Premier Program July 11-13 in Southwest Kansas.

KSU ASI Hosts Leadership Opportunities for High School Students

Students from across the country participated in an immersive livestock and leadership learning experience at Kansas State University and immersive dairy learning experience in southwest Kansas.

Ahlberg, Hobson Receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards

Animal Sciences and Industry graduate students recognized for scholastic achievement, research and teaching.

CattleFax to Receive Don L. Good Impact Award

Make plans to attend the fourth annual K-State ASI Family and Friends Reunion Oct. 12 in Manhattan.

Odde Presented the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence 

Ken Odde, former ASI department head and current professor, was presented the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence Award by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City on May 15.

K-State Crowned National Champion Meat Animal Evaluation Team

K-State Animal Sciences and Industry students earn national title for the third year in a row.

Scholz Named Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior

Leah Scholz, Lancaster, Kansas, was recognized as the 2018 Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior during the 2018 ASI Judging Team Reunion.

Professor Emeritus Calvin Drake Passes

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be Saturday, April 28, in Manhattan, KS.

Mendonca Named Outstanding Young Extension Specialist; Students Excel at Midwest Animal Science Meeting

KSU ASI faculty member Luis Mendonca was recognized during the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Meeting March 13 in Omaha, Nebraska, and KSU ASI students win six out of eight sections.

Hands Named 2018 Stockman of the Year

Garden City Cattleman Sam Hands recognized March 1 during the 2018 Stockmen's Dinner

Legacy Bull Sale Averages $3,793

A standing-room-only crowd filled the Stanley Stout Center on Kansas State University’s campus March 2 for the 41st Annual Legacy Sale, an event that showcases the best of the university’s purebred genetics.

Titgemeyer Named KSU ASI Interim Department Head

Dr. Evan Titgemeyer, KSU ASI graduate program director and research coordinator, has been named the KSU ASI interim department head effective Jan. 2.

ASI Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to Gage Nichols, Madison Smith, Alexis Pedro, Katelyn Thomson and Carrie Cromer winners of the Fall 2017 ASI Undergraduate Research Awards.

K-State Animal Sciences and Industry is Home to Champions

Five ASI student teams win national recognition this year.

Swine Day Celebrates 50 Years

This year marked the golden anniversary of the Kansas State University Swine Day.

Young Family Gives to Enhance Undergraduate Research at K-State ASI

Mark and Kim Young, Agency, Missouri, are believers in the Kansas State University Animal Sciences & Industry Undergraduate Research Program. The couple recently announced their support of the program with the establishment of the Dr. Mark and Kim Young Undergraduate Research Fund in Animal Sciences and Industry.

ASI Department Ranks Seventh Globally

Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has recognized the KSU ASI department as one of the best places in the world to study, research and begin a career.

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.

Download the 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 Swine Profitability Conference
Feb. 5, 2019
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas

2019 Junior Swine Producer Day
March 9, 2019
Weber Hall, Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

2019 Junior Meat Goat Producer Day
March 30, 2019
Weber Hall, Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

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>> Don't miss these upcoming youth activities sponsored by KSU ASI.



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.


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ASI Department Newsletter