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Animal Sciences and Industry

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


Email: asi@ksu.edu

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

Calving Schools Planned

In anticipation of calving season, K-State Animal Sciences and Industry and K-State Research and Extension are planning a series of six calving schools beginning in December and continuing through January.

Winter Ranch Management Series Scheduled for February

Hosted by four areas across the state of Kansas, the meetings will feature presentations and comments by extension educators to enhance management strategies employed by cow-calf producers. 

KSU Swine Profitability Conference Set for February 8

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

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.

ASI Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to Cassandra Black, Brigette King, Jordan Vail, Keaira Menard,  Emma Pool, Ivan Bueso-Interiano and Laura Carpenter winners of the Fall 2021 ASI Undergraduate Research Awards.

Henry Named 2021 KSU ASI Distinguished Alumnus 

Roy Henry was recognized as this year’s Distinguished Alumnus on Monday, December 6.  Watch his seminar: https://youtu.be/v7GvBpACuFw

US Premium Beef Presented Don L Good Impact Award

Tokach Receives $5,000 Iman Award for Research

Congratulations to ASI University distinguished Professor Dr. Mike Tokach.

Congratulations Dr Kouba

The K-State Advisor Forum has announced Dr. Joann Kouba, KSU ASI associate professor, has been selected for the September Charlie award.

KSU ASI’S Goodband, Tokach Recognized at ASAS

Dr. Bob Goodband and Dr. Mike Tokach, ASI professors, were recognized at the American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

KSU ASI Hosts K-State Animal Science Leadership Academy

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

Open House Hosted at New Farrowing Facility

May 27 the KSU ASI Swine Nutrition Team hosted an open house at the new KSU Farrowing Facility. The new building and equipment will give students experience with facilities that closely represent what they will see in their future workplace.

Lybarger Named Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior

Congratulations to Katie Lybarger for being selected  the 2021 Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior.

Duncan, Ochonski Receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards

ASI graduate students recognized for scholastic achievement, research and teaching.

K-State Crowned National Champion Meat Animal Evaluation Team

K-State has six place in top 10.

Kouba Awarded Dr. Susan Ariola Bosco Putting Students First Faculty Award

Dr. Joann Kouba, ASI associate professor, has been awarded the 2021 Dr. Susan Ariola Bosco Putting Students First Award.

Fike Awarded 2021 Mark and Eva Gardiner Innovation and Excellence Faculty Award

Dr. Karol Fike, ASI teaching associate professor, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Mark and Eva Gardiner Innovation and Excellence Faculty Award. 

K-State ASI Students Compete in Academic Quadrathlon

KSU team places third at Midwest ASAS competition.

Cattlemen’s Day Videos Now Posted

Improving Pig Survivability Videos Released

Research review focuses on managing nutrient intake during weaning stages.

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

Calving School
January 16
McPherson, Kansas

Swine Profitability Conference
February 8
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas

Winter Ranch Management Series
Feb. 8 - Hays
Feb. 10 - Council Grove
Feb. 15 - Randolph
Feb. 24 - Oakley

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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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