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David Bruene
July 15, 2016

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.

July 15, 2016

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.

July 08, 2016

This summer, Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center (HASLC) is holding a storage event that will cater to the needs of Iowa State University students during the transition from summer to fall housing.

July 08, 2016

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.

Iowa Swine Day
July 05, 2016

Producers from all over the country attended the 5th  Annual Io

Pig
June 28, 2016

June 27, 2016

The American Society of Animal Science has named recipients of awards to present at the Joint Annual Meeting July 19 -23 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

June 24, 2016

The Iowa State University Meat Quiz Bowl Team headed down to San Angelo, Texas this past week to Angelo University for the Reciprocal Meats Conference.   They participated in the Meats Quiz Bowl Contest and T-shirt Auction. The 

Exhibitor prepping cow
June 23, 2016

Exhibitor is preparing the calf for exhibit

June 22, 2016

Animal Science Professor, Dr. Curtis Youngs, attended the Borlaug Conference in early June.  See the full story here.

June 17, 2016

Former Department of Animal Science Chair, Dr. Maynard Hogberg, receives the 2016 John B. Swisher Leadership Award on June 8, 2016 at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.

June 10, 2016

Retired Department Chair, Dr. Maynard Hogberg, receives the 2016 Saddle and Sirloin Portrait Award.  For more information follow the link here!

June 02, 2016

Iowa State University along with Purina and Dow AgroSciences is offering a professional horseman’s field day on Monday, June 20 from 2-7pm.  The event is to benefit the serious horse breeder looking to gain optimum nutrition for broodmares and growing horses.  Registration begins at 2pm

Dr. Joe Sebranek
June 01, 2016

The Department of Animal Science has two professors that have been included in the 2016 Class Members list for the Meat Industry Hall of Fame: Dr. Joe Cordray and Dr. Joe Sebranek.  

May 31, 2016

June Dairy Month

dog agility courses
May 27, 2016

Dogs are everywhere at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center this weekend.  The Cyclone Country Kennel Club of Ames is hosting a dog agility trial today, Saturday and Sunday.  

Matthew Ellinwood
May 23, 2016

Friday, May 20,  the Iowa State University Inspiration Awards and Annual Reception was held at the ISU Alumni Center.  The faculty-staff recipients included Larry Ebbers, William Edwards, Debra Gibson, Garry Greenlee, Thomas Hill, Robert Jolly and our own Animal Science faculty member –

Two Students trying meat balls
May 23, 2016

That is what students are making in Dr. Rodrigo Tarté’s class, Animal Science 460/560 (Processed Meats).  Dr.

May 19, 2016

Targeting Excellence just announced that they have awarded $123,000 in combined scholarships to 58 students from Iowa, Minnesota, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

2016 Brazil Beef Team
May 10, 2016

There are several study abroad opportunities that students can participate in through the Department of Animal Science this year.

Meat Judging 2016
May 09, 2016

In mid-April, the 2016 ISU Meat Judging Team completed their spring competition schedule by competing in the Southeastern Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest hosted by The Ohio State University – Columbus and the University of Kentucky – Lexington.

May 05, 2016

Friday, April 29th the Department of Animal Science hosted a Graduate Student Scholarships and Awards Ceremony in the Ensminger room at 1204 Kildee Hall.

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