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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 Students Headed to National Competition

Chance, Hayden, Ochsner, Smith named Midwest Regional Animal Science Academic Quadrathlon Champions.

Legacy Continues with New Purebred Beef Unit Facilities

K-State ASI department hosted a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony March 3 for the new Purebred Beef Unit.

Janssen Named Kansas Stockman of the Year

Ellsworth Angus breeder Richard Janssen recognized March 2 during Stockmen's Dinner.

K-State’s 40th Anniversary Bull and Female Sale scheduled for March 3

Purebred Beef Unit’s Legacy Sale will feature yearling bulls, two heifers, spring- and fall-bred cows plus four AQHA ranch performance horses.

K-State Sheep Producer's Day scheduled for March 4  

K-State Sheep & Goat Center is site for this year's Sheep Day.

President Myers, Flinchbaugh to headline Cattlemen’s Day program

K-State’s 104th Annual Cattlemen’s Day set for March 3.

K-State offers youth animal science learning opportunity

High school students can apply now for the Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy’s 2017 class.

SowBridge, PorkBridge educational programs return in February

Registration now open for both distance education programs that target specific segments of the pork industry.

K-State’s Winter Ranch Management series set for January and February

The seminar series in early 2017 will highlight successful strategies for enhancing beef producer profits.

Junior Swine, Meat Goat Days scheduled

Kansas 4-H, FFA youth invited to Junior Swine and Junior Meat Goat days at Kansas State University to learn about production and management of both species.

ASI Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Learn more about the ASI Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.


K-State Junior Meat Goat Day
Weber Hall
Manhattan, Kansas
March 25, 2017

Midwest Invitational Meat Judging Contest
Weber Hall
Manhattan, Kansas
April 9, 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


ASI Department Newsletter