Department of Animal Science


The Department of Animal Science is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellent research, teaching, and extension programs in animal agriculture and animal biology. Our faculty members have received national recognition for the quality of their classroom instruction and attention to student needs and concerns.


Central Plains Dairy Foundation Awards Scholarship

April 24, 2021

The Central Plains Dairy Foundation has selected Ashley Hagenow as the winner of the Lon and Kathy Tonneson Dairy Leadership Scholarship for 2021. 

CFANS Borealis Award Recipients

April 23, 2021

Congratulations to Les Hansen and Jim Nesseth who were honored as Borealis Award Receipients.

    Matthias Annexstad Named Outstanding Junior in Animal Science

    April 23, 2021

    Matthias Annexstad is this year’s recipient of the Robert W. Touchberry Award.