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Join us for this webinar

The Western Section of ASAS (WSASAS) is hosting its first Teaching Webinar. This free webinar is scheduled for 12:00 PM (CDT) on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Guest speaker Loren Baranko will discuss the value of internships for undergraduate students and how these internships can affect students’ career paths. The webinar is free, but please pre-register. Hope you can join us! Read more


Barb Glenn Appreciation Club

Barb Glenn

Barb Glenn

This fund was formed to recognize the contributions of Dr. Barb Glenn to agricultural science policy and to the American Society of Animal Science. This fund will be used in conjunction with the Zimbelman, Hafs and Britt clubs to support four undergraduate or graduate student interns in animal agriculture policy in Washington, DC

Dr. Barb Glenn has served as the scientific voice for national policies and federal regulations related to animal or crop agriculture since the 1990s. She is an effective communicator and has provided numerous written and oral testimonies to decision makers in federal regulatory agencies, federal research funding agencies, and elected officials. Read more »


Jack H. Britt Appreciation Club

Jack Britt

Jack Britt

This fund has been formed to recognize the contributions of Dr. Britt. Dr. Britt has decided the dollars will be used in conjunction with dollars from the Zimbleman, Hafs, & Glenn Clubs to support interns in Washington, DC.

Jack H. Britt established a physiological basis for reproductive problems identified by livestock producers and developed management strategies to minimize detrimental effects on productivity. He has published 590 scientific and technical articles and given seminars in 21 countries. He advised 13 MS and 17 PhD degree students and was named an outstanding teacher at North Carolina State University. He held administrative positions at Michigan State University, North Carolina State University, and The University of Tennessee. Read more »


For students: Looking for summer internships or college scholarships?

There are many opportunities out there for ag students to beef up (pun intended) their resumes and learn new skills. Here are just a few:

Minnesota Pork Industry Scholarship

Key to the pork industry’s future is the ability to draw young leaders into related areas of study and eventually professional careers. To assist in that effort, the Minnesota Pork Board is offering annual scholarships to the state’s youth who are pursuing careers in agriculture, with an emphasis in pork. In all, MPB will present seven, $1,000 scholarships this year. Continue reading


For students: Paid internships with USDA

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