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Animal Sciences and Industry

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


Email: asi@ksu.edu

Watch the January "KSU ASI Headlines":


Morgan to Headline Cattlemen's Day Program

K-State's 106th Annual Cattlemen's Day set for March 1.

Bohn Named 2019 Stockman of the Year

K-State Livestock & Meat Industry Council to recognize Jerry Bohn during 49th Annual Stockmen's Dinner on February 28.

K-State Rodeo Returns to Weber Arena

K-State's 63rd Annual College Rodeo set for Feb. 15-17 in Manhattan.

K-State's Winter Ranch Management Series Set for February

Seminar series will focus on management and profit strategies for beef producers and allow producers to ask questions of their local, district and state extension specialists.

K-State Junior Swine, Meat Goat Days Scheduled

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

New position announcement for KSU ASI Professor and Department Head Position

Kansas State University seeks nominations and applications for the position of Head, Department of Animal Sciences and Industry.

K-State Presents Youth Animal Science Learning Opportunity

High school students can apply now for the Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy's 2019 class.

K-State ASI Analytical Lab Renamed Ben E. Brent Analytical Lab

The ASI Analytical Lab in Weber 202 was renamed December 14 the Ben E. Brent Analytical Lab.

ASI Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to Keayla Harr, Lilli Heinen, Mary Markland and Yu Shin Wang winners of the Fall 2018 ASI Undergraduate Research Awards.

Dr. Jim Riemann Named 2018 K-State Animal Sciences & Industry Distinguished Alumnus

The 2018 Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus is an industry-leading authority in steam pasteurization of beef carcasses.

CattleFax Awarded Don L. Good Impact Award

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

K-State ASI Launches Resources to Address African Swine Fever Virus in Feed

Looking for information about AFSV in feed? Check out KSUSwine.org for resources to answer your questions.

K-State Ranching Summit Videos Online

The KSU Beef Team hosted the 2018 K-State Ranching Summit August 15. The theme of the program was "Beef 2030 – Pursuing technology, transparency and profitability."

Welcome Dr. Michael Chao

Dr. Michael Chao is a new assistant professor in the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. Michael is a meat scientist with research interests in meat lipidomic and developing niche meat processing techniques to serve the needs of domestic-ethnic and international markets.

DeRouchey Presented ASAS Extension Award

Joel DeRouchey, ASI professor, was presented the Extension Award by the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) on July 9 at the 2018 ASAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.

Students Explore Animal Science Opportunities in Western Kansas

Six student participate in K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy Premier Program July 11-13 in Southwest Kansas.

KSU ASI Hosts Leadership Opportunities for High School Students

Students from across the country participated in an immersive livestock and leadership learning experience at Kansas State University and immersive dairy learning experience in southwest Kansas.

Ahlberg, Hobson Receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards

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

Odde Presented the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence 

Ken Odde, former ASI department head and current professor, was presented the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence Award by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City on May 15.

K-State Crowned National Champion Meat Animal Evaluation Team

K-State Animal Sciences and Industry students earn national title for the third year in a row.

Scholz Named Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior

Leah Scholz, Lancaster, Kansas, was recognized as the 2018 Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior during the 2018 ASI Judging Team Reunion.

K-State Animal Sciences and Industry is Home to Champions

Five ASI student teams win national recognition this year.

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.


K-State Rodeo
February 15-17, 2019
Weber Arena
Manhattan, Kansas

Stockmen's Dinner
February 28, 2019
Four Points by Sheraton
Manhattan, Kansas

K-State Cattlemen's Day
March 1, 2019
Weber Arena
Manhattan, Kansas

42nd Annual KSU Bull and Female Sale
March 1, 2019
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas

2019 Junior Swine Producer Day
March 9, 2019
Weber Hall, Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

2019 Junior Meat Goat Producer Day
March 30, 2019
Weber Hall, Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

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>> Don't miss these upcoming youth activities sponsored by KSU ASI.



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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