April 04, 2016

This Saturday, April 9th, marks the second annual Animal Learning Day.  Iowa State University’s Block and Bridle Club is hosting the event that lasts from 9am until 2pm at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center at 2516 Mortensen Road in Ames.  The event i

April 01, 2016

The Jeff and Deb Hansen Center will be awarded the Impact Award later this year.  The Iowa State University Alumni Association Board of Directors established this award in 2000 to recognize individuals, businesses, organizations, or units whose programs or accomplishments brought broad recog

March 28, 2016

Undergraduate animal science student, Brian Patterson, received the USAA award last week.  The objective of this award is to promote meat science by recognizing outstanding undergraduate students with potential for a career in meats.  The candidate may or may not have committed himself/

Proven to win pig sale
March 28, 2016

This past weekend SGI and Block and Bridle held the Proven to Win Pig Sale.

Block and Bridle and 4-H
March 25, 2016

On Tuesday, March 22, the Iowa State University Block and Bridle Club as well as the Story County Extension office and 4-H Chapter assisted with (FSQA) Food Safety and Quality Assurance training in Nevada, Iowa to teach 4-H club members about food safety.

March 24, 2016

The Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences awards the following Graduate students with scholarships!  

Farm Bureau Graduate Fellowship, Cayla Iske

March 24, 2016

Former Iowa State University undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. alumnus, Dr. John Carlson, was recognized by the USDA and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

March 24, 2016

Congratulations to this year's winners of the C. Boyd Ramsey RMC Scholar Award! This award is co-sponsored by the C. Boyd Ramsey American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Mentorship Recognition program and the AMSA Student Membership. We had several talented and qualified applicants this year.

ASAS Award
March 21, 2016

The Midwestern Section ASAS/ADSA Midwest Branch Meeting was held in Des Moines, Iowa on Monday and Tuesday of last week.  The competition included undergraduate and graduate students presenting oral and posters.  An Academic Quadrathlon was also held.    Iowa State Univer

cattle at cyclone classic
March 21, 2016

The Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center hosted the ISU’s Block and Bridle Cyclone Classic and Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity Spring Showdown this past weekend with over 375 head of cattle and 500 people taking part in this annual event.  Exhibitors traveled from all over the

Lesa Vold
March 17, 2016

2015 Professional and Scientific Council CYtation Awards

March 15, 2016

Two graduate students studying under Animal Science Associate Professor, Dr. Joshua Selsby have received Environmental and Exercise Physiology Awards.

Student Employee and Students of Distinction
March 10, 2016

Each year, one outstanding student is honored as ISU's Student Employee of the Year.  Selection is based upon reliability, quality of work, initiative, professionalism, interpersonal skills and unique contributions to the employer.

March 10, 2016

The Dairy Science Club held their 87th annual banquet on March 6 at the Quality Inn and Suites in Ames Iowa.  There were around 160 guests at the banquet.  Over $48,000 was awarded in scholarshipsto students at the banquet.

March 04, 2016

The Animal Science Academic Quadrathalon took place on Tuesday, February 23 in the Kildee Hall Farm Bureau Pavilion.  This is an annual event and determines who will represent Iowa State University at the Midwest Academic Quadrathalon Competition which is held at the Midwest American Society

March 04, 2016

Cyclone Swine Spectacular and Block and Bridle’s Spring Market Hog Show took place Saturday, February 27 at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center.  The Cyclone Swine Spectacular is a program put on by the Iowa Pork Producers Association.

February 16, 2016

2016 Iowa State University Intercollegiate Meat Judging Team National Western and ISU Contest Results

February 11, 2016

The Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University Meat Science Extension, American Meat Science Association and faculty and staff are holding the 38th Annual Meat Evaluation Contest at the Meat Lab in Kildee Hall on Saturday, February 13.

February 10, 2016

The Tradition of Excellence sale held on January 30th was a great success.  Thirty-seven cattle lots sold for $86,250.00 with an average of $2,331.  Three semen lots sold for $325 with an average of $108.  The gross of the sale was $86,575.  The Private Treaty Bull

February 05, 2016

The American Society of Animal Science compiled the Journal of Animal Science and its most downloaded and most cited articles of 2015.  Dr. John Patience, Dr. Nick Gabler, Dr. Jason Ross, Dr. Steven Lonergan and Dr.

January 25, 2016

Saturday, January 30 marks the Biannual 2016 Tradition of Excellence Sale.  The event will kick off at 9am with cattle on display for viewing at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center.  Lunch is provided by the Beef Sales team at the Hansen Center and then at 12pm a

ISU Judging Team
January 25, 2016

Congratulations to the Iowa State University Dairy Judging Team who took 4th place last weekend at the Southwest Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest held at the Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show in Fort Worth, Texas in which 15 teams competed.

Cattle at National Western Stock Show
January 19, 2016

The ISU Livestock Judging Team competed in Denver, Colorado at the National Western Stock Show and placed 10th overall.  Kendell Steines was 7th in Sheep and Goats, Katlyn Kahler was 10th in Hogs.

January 19, 2016

This 4 minute piece is a parody written to the song "but first let me take a selfie" by the Chainsmokers.

January 07, 2016

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has announced the award recipients for their Award Recognition program which will be held February 2, 2016 in the Memorial Union.  Award Recipients from the Department of Animal Science include:  


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