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
Iowa State University professor in swine genetics, Kenneth Stalder, recently spoke on an international webinar and found it to be an effective teaching opportunity. Virtual learning is becoming a tool for all ages and professions.
The Iowa State University Dairy Science Club has been very active in the Midwest and National American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division (ADSA-SAD).
Joe Cordray, Professor Emeritus of Animal Science at Iowa State University, was recently presented the Mentor Recognition Award from the American Meat Science Association.
“I work hard to get to know their names and I make sure I grade and give feedback on their work. That helps me keep track of what they are understanding,” Lonergan says.
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This year the American Meat Science Association hosted a joint meeting of the 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) and the 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST). This is only the third time these meetings have been held jointly in the USA
Derek Henningsen, a 2020 Iowa State University Animal Science graduate, will be continuing his education as a graduate student at Iowa State. Additionally, Derek will be taking over as the new swine teaching farm manager.
AMES, Iowa – The Dairy Science Club at Iowa State University recently donated 2,200 cups of their homemade ice cream to three local organizations.
Jordan Eggman of Creston, Iowa, will replace recently retired Marshall Ruble as the new building manager at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agricultural Student Learning Center at Iowa State University.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Block & Bridle Club still held an excellent lamb show on June 14th, 2020, at the Story County Fairgrounds in Nevada, Iowa. There were 60 exhibitors from 3 states who showed over 170 lambs.