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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Registration is now open for the popular beef cattle genetics event.
The team’s win is K-State’s first national title in the contest’s 53-year history.
Sydney Bigger, Jill Holcomb, Cami Roth, and Steven Westrup were first runners-up at the Midwest Regional Animal Science Academic Quadrathalon
Research by Kansas State University meat scientists confirms that freezing of strip loin and inside round steaks can make the meat more tender.
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.
Bob Weaber, cow-calf specialist, provides strategies to choose efficient replacement females for the herd.
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 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.
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.
Safety protocols in place during processing and tips for ground meat safety in the home. Watch video featuring Londa Nwadike and Travis O'Quinn.
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 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.
Kyle Hooker, senior in animal sciences and industry, Benton, was named Student Employee of the Year.