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


Email: asi@ksu.edu

Register by January 16 for 2018 SowBridge, PorkBridge Educational Programs

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

Seneca and Whiteside to Host K-State Dairy Days

Hosted annually to update and inform dairy producers and allied industry on hot topics and findings from research projects relevant to the Kansas dairy industry, this year's Kansas Dairy Days will be hosted in Seneca on Thursday, Feb. 1 and Whiteside on Friday, Feb. 2.

Join K-State ASI in Manhattan on March 1 and 2

Plan now to attend K-State Cattlemen's Day, 41st Legacy Sale and the 48th Annual Stockmen's Dinner.

Dr. Jack Riley Former ASI Department Head Passes

Professor emeritus and former KSU ASI department head, Dr. Jack Riley, passed away December 26. Memorial services will be Saturday, January 6 in Manhattan.

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.

Swine Profitability Conference Set for February 6

'Staying Competitive in the Swine Industry' is the theme for the K-State conference.

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.

Schwartz Awarded Don L. Good Impact Award

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

Crane Joins K-State Animal Sciences and Industry Department as Sheep and Meat Goat Specialist

Dr. Alison Crane has been hired as assistant professor and extension sheep and meat goat specialist for the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. Crane will join the ASI faculty on October 23.

Students explore animal science opportunities in western Kansas

Participants learn leadership skills, gain animal science knowledge in first-ever ‘premier’ program

ASI Students Win Reserve National Champion Academic Quadrathlon Honors

Chance, Hayden, Ochsner, Smith named Reserve National Champions at the 2017 National Animal Science Academic Quadrathlon.

Phebus named interim director of Food Science Institute

John Floros, dean of the College of Agriculture, has named Randall Phebus as the interim director of the K-State Food Science Institute.

K-State ASI professors named ADSA president, foundation scholar

Schmidt assumes leadership role of American Dairy Science Association. Dr. Jay  recognized as the 2017 recipient of the ADSA Foundation Scholar Award in dairy foods.

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.

Johnson, McCabe Receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards

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

Limbach Named Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior

Joseph Limbach, Eugene, Mo., has been selected as the 2017 Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior.

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.

Janssen Named Kansas Stockman of the Year

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

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.


KSU ASI Academic Quadrathlon
Registration Deadline
January 31, 2018

KSU Dairy Days
February 1, 2018
Seneca, Kansas

February 2, 2018
Whiteside, Kansas

K-State Swine Profitability Conference
February 6, 2018
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, KS

KSU ASI Academic Quadrathlon
February 19-22, 2018
Manhattan, KS

KSU Cattlemen's Day
March 2, 2018
Weber Hall
Manhattan, Kansas

Legacy Bull Sale
March 2, 2018
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas

>> Looking for a new career opportunity?

Check out these ASI job openings




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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