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November 16, 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Iowa State University Meat Judging Team for a strong finish at the National Championship in Dakota City. In divisions, the team was 2nd in beef grading, 4th in overall beef, 6th in placings, 9th in specifications, and 10th in lamb judging and pork judging.

Livestock Judging Team
November 03, 2016

The 2016 Iowa State University recently competed at the American Royal Livestock Judging Contest in Kansas City, MO. This contest is one of the largest and most competitive events year round, with 25 teams and 125 contestants competing for top honors.

Kildee Homecoming
October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016

Dr. Dan Morrical, Dr. Curtis Youngs and Joe Sellers will provide classroom and hands-on learning opportunities for sheep producers on November 19.

October 27, 2016

Two nonprofit organizations have created a $150,000 grant for Dr. Joshua Selsby to find effective treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

ITBOA
October 21, 2016

2016 Fall Iowa Thoroughbred and Breeders and Owners Association Sale is in the Books

Meat Judging Team pic
October 19, 2016

The Iowa State University Meat Judging Team recently competed in the 2016 American Royal Intercollegiate

October 14, 2016

Block and Bridle Club, one of the largest undergraduate clubs on campus, is hosting the annual Little North American Showmanship Competition this Saturday, October 15, at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center.  It is a show for Iowa State Students to show animals and be

October 14, 2016

The Iowa State University Senior Dairy Judging Team rounded out the fall judging season with their last contest this past weekend by competing at the 2016 Lely National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo, which was held in Madison, WI.

Block and Bridle Hunger Fight
October 06, 2016

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Animal Science Student Group, Block and Bridle,  in conjunction with Meals From The Heartland organized the 2016 Hunger Fight that took place in the Department of Animal Science's Kildee Farm Bureau Pavilion yesterday.

September 28, 2016

The Iowa Barn Foundation Magazine recognized Iowa State University Department of Animal Science in an article titled Never mind Veishea – ISU Horse Barns Still Site of Greatest Show.  The article is part of the fall 2016 edition of the magazine and talks about the importanc

September 22, 2016

The Animal Science Department has eight members that are being honored on this coming Monday (Sept. 26) at the University Award Ceremony.  The Ceremony will be held at 3:30 pm in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

September 15, 2016

The Iowa State University Livestock Judging Team recently competed at the National Barrow Show in Austin, MN. Out of 15 total teams, Iowa State finished as the 4th overall team. Individually, Katlyn Kahler, from Cambridge, IA finished 10th overall.

Meat Judging Team 2016
September 13, 2016

By Dr. Sherrlyn Olsen

Attendees at the ARSBC Workshop
September 13, 2016

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.

September 02, 2016

By Dr. Chris Cassady, Livestock Judging Coach

High Individuals and State Winning Jr. Team
September 02, 2016

By Amy Powell

Ronald Skoyen
September 02, 2016

We have a new face joining the Department of Animal Science Dairy Farm as Dair

Dr. Beermann addressing crowd
August 29, 2016

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

CALS BBQ
August 26, 2016

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.

Skillathon
August 26, 2016

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.

August 22, 2016

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

August 22, 2016

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

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