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Animal Sciences and Industry

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


Email: asi@ksu.edu

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.

K-State Ranching Summit Planned for August 15

Registration is now open for this year's Ranching Summit. The theme of this year's program is "Beef 2030 – Pursuing technology, transparency and profitability."

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.

Dr. Larry Benyshek Named 2017 K-State Animal Sciences & Industry Distinguished Alumnus

The 2017 Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus has had a notable career as a researcher, professor and department head.

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.

High school students learn to lead the animal science industry

Students from across the country participate in livestock and leadership learning experience at Kansas State University.

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 Ranching Summit
August 15, 2018
KSU Alumni Association
Manhattan, Kansas

KSU Stocker Field Day
Sept. 20, 2018
KSU Stocker Unit
Manhattan, Kansas

ASI Family and Friends Reunion
Oct. 12, 2018
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas

>> Looking for a new career opportunity?

Check out these ASI job openings


>> 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.


Call Hall Dairy Bar Lunch Menu

Dairy Bar


ASI Department Newsletter