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Animal Sciences and Industry

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


Email: asi@ksu.edu

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.

Certified Angus Beef LLC to receive Don L. Good Impact Award

CAB will be recognized at K-State’s ASI Family and Friends Reunion Oct. 7.

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 to host BIF annual meeting and research symposium

Registration is now open for the popular beef cattle genetics event.

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.

Goodband Selected as Distinguished Alumnus by Penn State Department of Animal Science

Academic Quadrathalon Team Takes Second in Regional

Sydney Bigger, Jill Holcomb, Cami Roth, and Steven Westrup were first runners-up at the Midwest Regional Animal Science Academic Quadrathalon

Freezing Steak Improves Tenderness of Some Cuts

Research by Kansas State University meat scientists confirms that freezing of strip loin and inside round steaks can make the meat more tender.

Kansas State University Research Offers New Hope for Saving Runt Pigs

Researchers at Kansas State University are looking at ways that piglets grow during their mother's pregnancy, hoping to reduce the incidence of runt pigs.

Producers Focus on Replacement Heifer Selection

Bob Weaber, cow-calf specialist, provides strategies to choose efficient replacement females for the herd.

Cooler Temperatures Mean Rodents Seeking Shelter

K-State wildlife specialist, Charlie Lee, discusses why rodent control is important to prevent property damage and the potential spread of diseases.

Kansas State University Swine Researchers Say Feeding Amino Acids Cuts Costs, Benefits Environment

Kansas State University researchers have been learning more about how adding amino acids to swine feed helps improve animal muscle safely while reducing producer's costs and a farm's environmental impact.

Kansas State University, Iowa State University Improving Feed Efficiency in Swine Herds

Researchers at Kansas State University are making steady progress in developing improved diets for pigs, a science so exact that even a 1 percent improvement in feeding efficiency can translate into $100 million of added profit to the U.S. swine industry.

Ground Meat Safety from Pasture to Plate

Safety protocols in place during processing and tips for ground meat safety in the home. Watch video featuring Londa Nwadike and Travis O'Quinn.

Kansas State University Researchers Studying Ways to Combat Deadly Swine Virus

Jason Woodworth, research associate professor of animal sciences and industry, is part of a research team studying the presence of the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, known as PEDv, in animal feed and ways to stop transmission of the disease through the feed.

Kansas State University Researchers Target Inflammation to Help Dairy Cows

Kansas State University animal scientists have discovered that reducing the inflammation caused during birth of a calf may be the key to helping a dairy cow recover more quickly and go on to a more productive life.

Kansas State University Student Employee of the Year

Kyle Hooker, senior in animal sciences and industry, Benton, was named Student Employee of the Year.



Beef Stocker Field Day
September 22, 2016 • 9:30 a.m.
K-State Beef Stocker Unit, Manhattan, Kansas

K-State Ranching Summit
October 7, 2016 • 9:30 a.m.
K-State Union Ballroom, Manhattan, Kansas

K-State Department of Animal Sciences & Industry
Family and Friends Reunion
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas
October 7, 2016

K-State Swine Day
KSU Alumni Center
Manhattan, Kansas
November 17, 2016


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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