A group of 14 students, post-docs and faculty from the ISU Animal Breeding and Genetics Group visited the Netherlands for the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP) conference in Rotterdam from July 4 to July 9th, 2022.
The 2022 Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting was held on July 11-14, 2022 in San Antonio, Texas. Several members of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University were recognized for their efforts in the poultry industry.
Five members of the Dairy Science Club at Iowa State University (Jessica Schmitt, Abigail Rogers, Elizabeth Plunkett, Regan Kramer, and Amber Engelken) ventured to Kansas City, Missouri to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®).
Making the decision to attend a university more than 2,000 miles away from her home in Guaynabo,
Gail Carpenter will begin a new role on July 1 as assistant professor in dairy extension and
The Iowa State University (ISU) Dairy Farm Open House was brought to life again after a two-year hiatus and held on Friday, June 10th, 2022 from 7am to noon. Despite a rainy start to the morning, this free event saw close to 650 visitors throughout the duration of the event.
Jason Ross has been named the new chair of the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.
Graduate and undergraduate students representing the Iowa State University Department of Animal Science participated in a number of student activities at the recent 75th Annual American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Meats Conference held in Des Moines, Iowa.
Craig Morris’s time at Iowa State has played a foundational role in his success today.
The Department of Animal Science held their 2022 Graduate Student Awards Ceremony on May 6, 2022. Faculty, staff, and donors helped recognize the accomplishments of the department’s graduate students.
Jakes didn’t grow up on a farm, but decided to major in dairy science and global resource systems at Iowa State University. As a result, she discovered her strengths as a researcher and her affinity for improving the industry worldwide.
Tanner Volkmann will be a new addition to the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University as the manager of the new Stanley L. Balloun Turkey Teaching and Research Facility upon his graduation.
Dr. Juan Steibel is joining Iowa State University in August 2022, as a Professor in the Department of Animal Science. Steibel will serve as the Lush Chair for Animal Breeding and Genetics, a position honoring Jay Lush.
The meat judging team returned home after a successful week of meat judging contests. Traveling with the team were coach and meat science graduate student Caroline Downey (Putnam, IL) and meat science graduate student Kayla Hospodarsky (Cedar Rapids).
Ames, IA. – On Sunday, March 27th, the Dairy Science Club at Iowa State University hosted the 93rd annual Dairy Science Banquet. Animal science faculty, club members, and alumni are invited each year to recognize departmental and club success.
Congratulations to ISU Animal & Dairy Science students for their second place finish at the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge last week.
Q&A with the Hardcore Carnivore
Wes Schweer’s college path took more twists and turns than he could have ever predicted.
Victoria Vail graduated from Iowa State in 2018 with her bachelor’s degree in animal
On March 2nd, the Department of Animal Science got to hold it's very first dog agility class in the Hansen arena. Sixteen dog/handler teams from the local community will be training for 6 weeks, assisted by animal science undergraduate students.
The Iowa State University Meat Laboratory recently hosted the Iowa Meat Processors Association Convention Seminar on February 18th.
The Iowa State University Meat Laboratory hosted the 44th edition of the Iowa State University Meat Evaluation Contest on Saturday, February 26, 2022.