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Animal Sciences and Industry

Pope, Ronald V.

Pope, Ronald V.Instructor
134A Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-0201
785-532-7059 fax

Area(s) of Specialization

Beef Cattle Production and Management


B.S. , Oklahoma State University, 1974
M.Ag. , Texas A&M University, 1976
Ph.D. , Kansas State University, 2000

Bio Brief

Ron Pope is from Oklahoma and Texas. He teaches three sections of ASI 105, Animal Sciences & Industry laboratory, during the fall semester and two sections in the spring semester. He advises 45 undergraduate students. He is also responsible for conducting tours of the department for outside visitors. This includes school field trips, prospective students, and interested groups.

Ron and his wife Nita have four children (all K-State alums), five grandsons, Blake, Rhett, Chisum, Bret, and Ryatt and two granddaughters, Vanessa and Kate. Their children are Russell ASI, BS 1999 and his wife Misty EDEL, BS 1999; Marie EDEL, BS 2002 and her husband Jeff Jones ASI, BS 1999; Bill ASI, BS 2005 and his wife Heather AS, BS 2005, DVM 2010 from Colorado State University; and Ronny ASI, BS 2006 and his wife Kelsey AGEC, BS 2008, MS 2009.


  • Animal Sciences and Industry Lab [ASI 105]