The North American Intercollegiate Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge took place February 7-9th in Madison, Wisconsin and ISU students were in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams! The Challenge allows dairy science students to apply theory and learning to real world dairy while working as part of a team. Dr. Hugo Ramirez is ISU's coach and team members include Cassie Krebill, Kassidy Buse, Brady Goetz, Breyer Ott and Sabrina Portner. Read more about ISU students compete at Midwest Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge
Erin Horst, Animal Science PhD student under the direction of Dr. Lance Baumgard is being awarded the John Brandt Memorial $25,000 scholarship from Land O'Lakes foundation to support her studies in dairy cattle immuno logy. Read more about PhD student, Erin Horst, receives scholarship from Land O'Lakes
Iowa State University and Midwest Dairy Association worked together to provide a Day of Dairy on Thursday, March 23. The event was geared towards ISU students but was open for others to attend. The day started with a dairy farmer in an interactive presentation and discussion in Dr. Stephanie Clark’s Food Science class on Dairy Issues and Controversy, on life running a dairy farm, on farm practices, sustainability, and dairy issues and questions , Read more about Midwest Dairy Association Sponsors Dairy Day at ISU
We have a new face joining the Department of Animal Science Dairy Farm as Dairy Farm Co-Manager. His name is Ronald Skoyen and he knows a lot about dairy. Ronald comes to us from the US Dairy Forage Research Center in Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin. There he spent nine years as an Ag Supervisor and then a Dairy Herd Manager and Research Program manager. Read more about We welcome Dairy Farm Co-Manager, Ronald Skoyen to Iowa State University Department of Animal Science!
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 competition and 3rd place in the yearbook competition this year. They competed against colleges and universities across the nation. Winners receive plaques as well as monetary awards. One advisor, one student and one industry person judges the contest and the scrap Read more about Dairy Science Club Awarded
The Dairy Science Club held their 87th annual banquet on March 6 at the Quality Inn and Suites in Ames Iowa. There were around 160 guests at the banquet. Over $48,000 was awarded in scholarshipsto students at the banquet. The Dairy Science club has around 100 members and the club officers include Celina Young - President, Karla Hageman - Vice President, Cassie Krebill - Secretary as well as additional officers in the club. Read more about Dairy Science Club Annual Banquet