The Iowa State University Meat Animal Evaluation team successfully competed at the National Meat Animal Evaluation Contest in Manhattan, KS. This contest is unique; as it challenges students to know about all facets of the livestock industry. The contest is divided into 4 portions: market animal evaluation, breeding animal evaluation, meats judging, and communications. Iowa State finished 7th overall in market animal evaluation, 5th overall in breeding animal evaluation, 11th overall in the meats division, and 3rd overall in the communications division. Read more about Iowa State University Meat Animal Evaluation Competes at National Contest
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
There is a brand new bovine skeleton in Kildee Hall. The skeleton is used for students to learn the different bones of the cow skeleton. Students are able to gain hands-on experience by identifying where each bone is located on the skeleton. Veterinarian and Lecturer, Dr. Read more about New Skeleton Aids Learning in Animal Science Courses
The First Annual Iowa State University Meat Judging Alumni and Supporters Weekend will be Saturday and Sunday, February 11th & 12th. Read more about Iowa State meat Judging Alumni and Supporters Weekend
Students are weighing grain.