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Animal Sciences and Industry

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

785-532-6533

Email: asi@ksu.edu

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Updates

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.

21st K-State Beef Stocker Virtual Field Day scheduled for October 1

This year's Stocker Field Day moves to virtual event.

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

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

Watch the Summer 2020 edition of "KSU ASI Headlines":

 


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.

Lechtenberg Family to Receive Don L. Good Impact Award

Due to COVID-19 this year's K-State ASI Family & Friends reunion has been cancelled. A virtual awards presentation to honor this year's Don Good Impact Award Winner — Kelly & Marcie Lechtenberg and family — is being planned.

K-State ASI Family & Friends Reunion Cancelled for 2020

Due to COVID-19 this year's Family & Friends reunion has been cancelled.

Wensley, Gourley Receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards

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

ASI Students Participate in Virtual  Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to Kaylee Farmer and Ryan Maurer winners of the Spring 2020 ASI Undergraduate Research Awards.

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.

Horse Judging Team First in History to Win Both APHA, AQHA

KSU ASI Horse Judging Team captures two world titles.

Kansas Livestock Association Presented Don L. Good Impact Award

K-State ASI alumni and friends reunite during fifth annual Family & Friends Reunion.

Foreign Animal Disease in the Feed Industry: What are the Risks, and What Can We Do?

K-State Applied Swine Nutrition team members recently released an article that was featured on the front cover of the June 2019 issue of Feedstuffs magazine, which highlighted options for feed manufacturers as they work to minimize the risk of foreign animal disease entry into the United States.

Day Named KSU ASI Department Head

Mike Day brings strong background in animal science research and teaching.

K-State Animal Sciences Receives "Friends of Cats' Cupboard" Award

ASI Department partners with on-campus food pantry, Cats' Cupboard, to promote animal protein and support students in need.

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

KSU Stocker Virtual Field Day
Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m. - noon

KSU Swine Day — Virtual
Nov. 18-19, 10 a.m. - noon

>> Looking for a new career opportunity?

Check out these ASI job openings

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

 

 


150th K-State Department of
Animal Sciences & Industry
Mural

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