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Animal Sciences and Industry

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


Email: asi@ksu.edu

Watch the February 2021 edition of "KSU ASI Headlines":

Cattlemen’s Day Program Transitions Online

K-State's 108th Annual Cattlemen's Day set for March 5.

Junior Meat Goat Virtual Week Scheduled

Kansas 4-H and FFA youth are invited to Junior Meat Goat Week to learn more about production and management of the species.

2021 K-State Rodeo Canceled

Due to COVID-19 pandemic the 2021 K-State Rodeo has been canceled.

Meat Lab Sale Friday: Place orders by 10 a.m. Thursday

The KSU Meat Lab continues to offer weekly curbside meat sales. This week place orders before 10 a.m. Thursday and pick up on Friday afternoon.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Updates

ASI Students Participate in Virtual  Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to Sydney Bowman, Audrey Marchek, Faith McDonald, Rylie Noland and Melanie White winners of the Fall 2020 ASI Undergraduate Research Awards.

Livestock Judging Team Named National Champions

Congratulations to the KSU ASI Livestock Judging Team for bringing home the coveted bronze bull.

K-State Swine Day Went Virtual

The popular KSU Swine Day event was hosted online November 18 and 19. Presentation videos and 2020 Swine Day Research Report now posted.

Lechtenberg Family Honored

Sunday, Oct. 11, KSU ASI  and LMIC honored Kelly & Marcie Lechtenberg and family with the 2020 Don L. Good Impact Award.

Grant supports research to mitigate COVID-19 in meat and poultry processing facilities

A team of K-State researchers, including ASI/FSI Drs. Randy Phebus, Sara Gragg, Valentina Trinetta, Jeanette Thurston and doctoral candidate Daniel Vega, is using a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture — and an additional grant from the state of Kansas — to study how to effectively control the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the nation's meat and poultry processing facilities.

O'Quinn Presented AMSA Distinguished Achievement Award

KSU ASI Associate Professor Travis O'Quinn was presented the Distinguished Achievement Award for 2020 by the American Meat Science Association.

Lybarger, Williams Presented AMSA Awards

Katie Lybarger and Hannah Williams, both KSU ASI seniors, were presented the 2020 Undergraduate Scholastic Achievement Award by the American Meat Science Association.

Tokach, Woodworth Recognized by ASAS

K-State ASI Professors Mike Tokach and Jason Woodworth were presented American Society of Animal Science awards July 20 and 21.

Wensley, Gourley Receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards

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

Liggett Named Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior

Cole Liggett, Dennison, Ohio, is the the 2020 Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior.

Congratulations Spring 2020 Graduates Video

Congratulations Spring 2020 Award Winners Video

Houghton Named Kansas Stockman of the Year

Founder of Heartland Cattle Co. and K-State ASI Family and Friends Reunion Chairman Patsy Houghton was recognized March 5 during the 2020 K-State Stockmen's Dinner.

K-State Animal Science Students Compete in Academic Quadrathlon

A total of 16 teams competed to represent K-State at the regional competition during the Midwest Society of Animal Science meetings. Members of the champion team are Michaela Musselman, Katie Lybarger, Damon Smith and Anna Behrens..

Lorna Marshall Named 2019 K-State Animal Sciences & Industry Distinguished Alumnus

The 2019 Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus is an industry-leading authority in the beef artificial insemination (AI) business.

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.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Cattlemen's Day
March 5

Legacy Bull Sale
March 5

Virtual Junior Meat Goat Producer Week
March 15-20


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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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