The Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University offers education and research for the safe, nutritious and economical production of animal food and fiber, and of animals for recreational purposes, without compromising the environment or jeopardizing the health and well being of farm animals and farm communities. The department provides educational leadership through high-quality courses, research and extension/outreach programs to enhance human capital and ensure that Michigan producers and communities benefit from these.
We have a strong tradition of training outstanding students in animal science and related fields, and welcome prospective students who are interested in our programs and want to contribute to our mission. Graduates of our department have advanced to rewarding careers in universities, government agencies, the livestock industry, veterinary medicine and biomedicine.
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Published on May 20, 2019
Karim Maredia has been named a senior global scholar and the director of agriculture and natural resources international programs in the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Published on May 16, 2019
$320,000 in honorary scholarships awarded to students in livestock-related majors since 2010.
Published on May 6, 2019
Michigan State University is a partner institution on a five-year, $30 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to establish an Egyptian Center of Excellence for Agriculture.
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May 31, 2019 8:30AM - 4:30PM 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The University Club, Heritage Room, Michigan State University, 3435 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910
This forum continues to highlight the exemplary basic and clinical translational research programs of the reproductive scientists and clinicians throughout the state of Michigan and neighboring regions. Registration deadline: May 17.
June 9, 2019 Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education
Entries Due May 27. Contact: Carla McLachlan 517-432-5402
June 15, 2019 - June 16, 2019 Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education
Spartan Classic Jr. Hog Show and Spartan Jackpot Show. Entries Due May 24, 2019.