The College of Agricultural Sciences

Animal Sciences


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    Ag Family


    Congratulations to the 2015 Livestock Judging Team for their success at the National Western Stock Show: The Livestock Judging Team ranked 3rd Overall Team out of 26 teams and they were also 1st in Sheep and Goats, 2nd in Cattle, 3rd in Reasons, and 9th in Swine!

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    Big Ideas


    Tracking ‘superbug’ genes to understand antibiotic resistance: Dr. Paul Morley and Dr. Keith Belk are using DNA sequencing to trace antimicrobial genes in cattle. Researchers at Colorado State University are investigating the weighty topic of antibiotic resistance – an issue with ramifications for global food safety and public health – by tracking the genetic footprints of drug-resistant bacteria.

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    Big Ideas


    Advancing the Agriculture Economy through Innovation Summit: In an effort to bring together agricultural innovators as well as innovators and entrepreneurs who may not see themselves as a part of agriculture, CSU will host an “Advancing the Agriculture Economy through Innovation” Summit March 18-20, 2015.

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    Trademarks & Icons

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    CSU, partners propose master plan for next 100 years of the National Western Center: Colorado State University will be a major partner in the changing face of North Denver, and the draft master plan released today for the reimagining of the National Western Center, a combined 270-acre site near Interstates 70 and 25, showcases the university’s unique role in this transformation.


About the Department


By instilling excitement, celebration, & memories for a lifetime, students are given the opportunity to fulfill any dream imaginable in the Animal Sciences Industry. Our team was founded on the principal ideas that providing students with hands-on experience & a competitive education we will make the best, even better.