Veterinarians, extension educators, producers and students from universities across the US attended the Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle workshop held September 7 and 8 at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa.
By Dr. Chris Cassady, Livestock Judging Coach
By Amy Powell
We have a new face joining the Department of Animal Science Dairy Farm as Dair
The Champions Animal Meat Carcass Viewing took place on Friday, August 26 at 133 Meat Lab within the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University. Exhibitors and their families, buyers, representatives from the Iowa Foundation for the Advancement of Agriculture, meats judging
This last Wednesday, August 24th, marked the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences new student barbecue. Students were invited to receive a free meal consisting of pork burgers, brats, chips and cookies.
Iowa State University held the annual Livestock Skillathon at the State Fair this year with Amy Powell, Department of Animal Science Extension Youth STEM Specialist, directing the event. Over 231 youth from 51 counties across the state of Iowa competed in this event.
This Friday is the Iowa State Fair Champions Animal Meat Viewing in 133 Meat Lab. This event is held for exhibitors and their families, buyers, representatives from Iowa Foundation for the Advancement of Agriculture, ISU meats judging team students and faculty to view the carcass
The American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division (SAD) awards an outstanding chapter yearbook and scrapbook each year at the Joint Annual Meeting. The Iowa State University Department of Animal Science Dairy Science Club received 3rd place in the scrapbook
We welcome Dr.
Department of Animal Science Alum, Dr. Tom Sutherland passes and he is remembered.
Computer Lab Rooms 1 and 124 have new computers for student use. Forty-five Apple mac minis with I 7 processors, 16 Gigs of RAM and running Microsoft Windows will be replacing all the older computers in Lab 1 and 124 this summer. The new computers will be ready for use before August 22
Providing superior dairy managemen
The Poultry Science Association had their annual meeting at the Hilton in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 11- 14.
Please click ISU pasture walks (002).pdf for more info.
To read more about DeAnna's experience, please click here to read the Alliance for Iowa State article.
Efficiency is always at top of mind according to Ben Drescher, ISU Teaching Farms
Five graduate students attended the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) 49th annual meeting in San Diego, California July 16 - 20.
Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Center Director, Marshall Ruble, is an Executive Committee member of the Iowa Simmental Association which hosted the American Junior Simmental National Classic at the Iowa State Fair grounds July 9 -15th.
The 11th Annual NSIP Sale will take place on Saturday, July 23 at 1pm at the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer, Iowa. Iowa State University will sell 6 purebred Hampshire sheep; 3 individuals and a pen of 3.
This weekend, Saturday, July 9 the 2016 American Junior Simmental Association National Classic Denim and Diamonds event is taking place in Des Moines at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The event runs from Saturday, July 9 to Friday, July 15.