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February 18, 2019

By Iowa Pork Producers Association

January 31, 2019

"Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness: What to expect and How to prepare" workshops for cattle, pig, sheep and goat producers, extension personnel and veterinarians are scheduled at five Iowa locations, from Feb. 7 to March 12.

Dairy Science
January 31, 2019

Forty Dairy Science club members attended the American Dairy Science Association Midwest Regional Conference at North Dakota State on January 25 - 27th.

Livestock Judging Camp
June 29, 2018

The Livestock Judging team took a very active role

Dairy Days 2018
June 29, 2018

To celebrate dairy month, the ISU Dairy Farm hosted its 10th annual open house on Friday,

Mary Healey with Caris the dog
June 01, 2018

The Jeff and Deb Hansen Center was abuzz or abark last Friday as the Cyclone Country Kennel Club held the Cyclone Agility Trial.

Kaylee Rowland Presenting
May 22, 2018

Kaylee Rowland, PhD student in the Lamont group, won third

May 22, 2018

A new special publication released by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology addresses omega-3 fatty acids.

May 22, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced last Monday the appointment of 18 new members and 12 returning members to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods. Dr. Jim Dickson is one of those selected.

May 17, 2018

Last week, ISU's Department of Animal Science's Animal Breeding & Genetics section, hosted a short course in Kildee Hall entitled “Plant and Animal Breeding – Exploiting New Technologies in Different Ways and at Different Scales”, by Drs.

May 17, 2018

Dr.  Jodi Sterle  and  Ben Drescher  of the Animal Science Department are leading a group of students

April 25, 2018

By Lauren Rosburg

2018 Dairy Challenge team
April 25, 2018

The ISU Dairy Challenge Team competed in the North American Intercolleg

April 17, 2018

These awards were presented at the Gamma Sigma Delta Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 13th in Curtiss Auditorium. Gamma Sigma Delta is the honorary society for agriculture. Below are the awards that faculty received

April 17, 2018

Animal Science senior, Amanda Anderson, and Agricultural Studies Senior, Evan Gibbs, were both awarded scholarships from the National Pork Board. Amanda was also one of two top recipients to be awarded a larger scholarship.

April 17, 2018

This is the first year that Block and Bridle planned a volunteer day where B&B members had the opportunity to give back to the teaching farms and department by volunteering their time and energy to assist with doing some spring clean up at the farms and Kildee hall.

student handling calf
April 10, 2018

The 5th annual Animal Learning Day took place this past weekend at the Jeff

2018 Team at Wild Turkey Distillery
April 10, 2018

The Iowa State University Intercollegiate Meat Judging Team recently returned from their last contest for the semester – the Southeastern. This two-day contest is hosted by The Ohio State University and the University of Kentucky.

first 4-h livestock quiz bowl
March 28, 2018

March 24 the first ever 4-H livestock quiz bowl competition to

Mary Sue Mayes with her CYtation award
March 28, 2018

Tom Williams and Mary Sue Mayes received CYtation awards

Meat judging group
March 09, 2018

The meat judging team traveled to the University of Missouri-Columbia this past weekend and competed in the 2018 Missouri Association of Meat Processors Contest.

March 09, 2018

NPPC Friday at its annual business meeting – the National Pork Industry Forum – awarded scholarships to 10 college students who intend to pursue careers in the pork industry.

February 27, 2018

By Dr. Nick Serao and photos by ISU delegates 

February 21, 2018

The North American Intercollegiate Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge took place February 7-9th in Madison, Wisconsin and ISU students were in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams! The Challenge allows dairy science students to apply theory and learning to real world dairy while working as part of

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