Beef Up Iowa with Tyson
October 19, 2020

A gift from Tyson Foods will provide 80,000 meals1 to food insecure Iowans through Beef Up Iowa.

2020 ITOBA Sale, emotional moment with Mary Irons
October 12, 2020

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
October 01, 2020

Jessica Menke has been selected to manage the Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching & Research Farm at Iowa State University.

Corteva donation
September 29, 2020

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.

2020 Academic Quadrathlon
September 25, 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

CPS National Show team
September 22, 2020

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
September 21, 2020

Kristen Reno has joined the team in the horse barns at Iowa State University and will serve as the new e

Cactus Cares
September 18, 2020

Cactus Feeders is an employee owned beef and pork production company with locations in Iowa, Texas, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

National dairy scholars
September 14, 2020

Three Iowa State dairy science students were recently named national dairy scholars by the National Dairy Shrine and the Klussendorf Association.

Journal of Dairy Science Highly Cited Award
September 10, 2020

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.

Animal Science Lab
September 03, 2020

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
September 02, 2020

Karl Kerns of Clearfield, Iowa, is the most recent addition to the faculty in the De

August 21, 2020

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. 

Dairy Science Club Fall 2019
August 20, 2020

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 mentor recognition
August 19, 2020

Joe Cordray, Professor Emeritus of Animal Science at Iowa State University, was recently presented the Mentor Recognition Award from the American Meat Science Association.

Steven Lonergan
August 19, 2020

“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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Elizabeth Zuber
August 12, 2020

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

August 05, 2020

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.

Ice cream donation to food pantry
July 28, 2020

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
July 20, 2020

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.


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