The Governor’s Feeding Iowans Task Force, led by Lt. Governor Adam Gregg launched several initiatives following the outbreak of COVID-19. Two of these programs are Beef Up Iowa and Pass the Pork which help direct locally grown meat products to food insecure Iowans.
The Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University is hosting a live informational webinar for prospective college students and their families!
Matthew Lansing graduated from Iowa State in 2019 with a B.S.
The Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University is unique in its ability to study the entire food system from farm to fork. This allows students and researchers to test cattle diets on the farm and analyze the impact on final beef products for consumers.
This year the Meat Science Club at Iowa State will be collecting orders for their holiday ham fundraiser with a G
On Saturday, September 26th Iowa State held a Meat Judging contest that received a record turnout of 97 students and 27 teams from all across Iowa, each logging on virtually to compete in the annual event. Iowa State’s own Dr.
The Association of Graduate Animal Scientists (AGAS) is having our annual Animal Science apparel fundraiser.
Greetings from the Block and Bridle Club! Our biggest fundraiser of the year, the Summer Sausage and Cheese Sales, has begun! Our club works hard on this fundraiser to make many of our scholarships, events, and activities possible.
A gift from Tyson Foods will provide 80,000 meals1 to food insecure Iowans through Beef Up Iowa.
Hop To It was the top selling yearling for Iowa State University’s consignment at the annual Fall ITBOA sale at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines Thursday, October 8. The hammer fell at $60,000 making Hop To It the highest priced yearling sold by ISU to date.
Jessica Menke has been selected to manage the Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching & Research Farm at Iowa State University.
Fifty-six cattle have been donated to the Beef Up Iowa program from Iowa youth in 27 counties across the state as of September 29, 2020.
On September 23rd, the Farm Bureau Pavilion at Iowa State was filled with excitement and a familiar buzz as animal science students masked up and socially distanced to face off in a knowledge based quadrathlon to determine who would represent Iowa State University at the regional competition
The Iowa State University Swine Teaching Farm performed well at the 2020 CPS National Show in Des Moines, Iowa on September 16th exhibiting the Champion Duroc Boar and the Reserve Overall Truckload.
Kristen Reno has joined the team in the horse barns at Iowa State University and will serve as the new e
Cactus Feeders is an employee owned beef and pork production company with locations in Iowa, Texas, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Three Iowa State dairy science students were recently named national dairy scholars by the National Dairy Shrine and the Klussendorf Association.
Lance Baumgard, Norman L. Jacobson Endowed Professor in Dairy Nutrition in the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University, was recently awarded the 2020 Journal of Dairy Science Highly Cited Award from the American Dairy Science Association.
The official count for the Department of Animal Science fall 2020 enrollment is 1,029 undergraduate students majoring in Animal Science or Dairy Science, or enrolled in the General Pre-Veterinary option.
Karl Kerns of Clearfield, Iowa, is the most recent addition to the faculty in the De