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Animal Sciences and Industry

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


Email: asi@ksu.edu

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 Whiteside on Wednesday, Jan. 22, and Seneca Thursday, Jan. 23. The 2019 Dairy Report is also online.

KSU Swine Profitability Conference Set for February 4

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

Junior Beef, Sheep Days Scheduled

Kansas 4-H and FFA youth are invited to Junior Beef on February 29 and Junior Sheep Producer Day on March 14. 

Save the Dates: Join K-State ASI in Manhattan on March 5 and 6

Mark your calendars to be in Manhattan on March 5 and 6 for the 2020 Stockmen's Dinner, Cattlemen's Day and Legacy Sale.

K-State Presents Youth Animal Science Learning Opportunity

High school students can apply now for the K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy's 2020 class.

Watch the December 2019 edition of "KSU ASI Headlines":

ASI Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to Nicole Stafford, Jenna Kibler, Macie Reeb and Kylie Perez winners of the Fall 2019 ASI Undergraduate Research Awards.

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.

Calving Schools Planned

K-State to host seven events around Kansas.

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.

K-State ASI Students Sweep National Undergraduate Research Competition

Three animal sciences and industry students won awards at the American Society of Animal Science annual meeting in Austin, Texas. Allianna Mitchell, Olivia Harrison and Jenna Chance swept the top three placings in the Undergraduate Research Competition.

Students Explore Animal Science Opportunities in Western Kansas

Six student participate in K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy Premier Program July 10-12 in Southwest Kansas.

ASI Professors Presented ASAS Awards

Drs. Robert Goodband, Cassie Jones and KC Olson, ASI professors, were presented awards by the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) on July 9 at the 2019 ASAS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.

KSU ASI Hosts Animal Science Leadership Academy

Students from across the country participated in an immersive livestock and leadership learning experience.

Lerner, Prill Receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards

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

Day Named KSU ASI Department Head

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

Harr Named Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior

Keayla Harr, Jeromesville, Ohio, was recognized as the 2019 Don & Jane Good Outstanding Senior during the 2019 ASI Judging Team Reunion.

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.

Jones Awarded Outstanding Young Teacher Award at Midwest ASAS/ADSA Meeting

Cassie Jones, K-State ASI associate professor, and other K-State students and alumni were recognized in Omaha.

K-State Swine Team Updates KSU Swine Nutrition Guide

Interested in accessing the latest recommendations regarding swine nutrition? Go to KSUSwine.org to access the new Swine Nutrition Guide and other swine nutrition resources.

Bohn Named Kansas Stockman of the Year

National Cattlemen's Beef Association Vice President and recently retired Pratt Feeders General Manager Jerry Bohn was recognized February 28 during Stockmen's Dinner.

Jack Riley Student Center Dedicated

K-State ASI department honors former department head Jack Riley renaming the newly renovated Weber Hall Lounge in his memory.

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.

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.

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.


Dairy Days
January 22 and 23
Whiteside and Seneca, Kansas

Swine Profitability Conference
Tuesday, February 4
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas

50th Stockmen's Dinner
Thursday, March 5
Sheraton Four Points
Manhattan, Kansas

KSU Cattlemen's Day
Friday, March 6
Weber Hall
Manhattan, Kansas

Legacy Bull and Female Sale
Friday, March 6
Stanley Stout Center
Manhattan, Kansas

>> 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

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