Department of Animal Science

The Department of Animal Science offers teaching, research, and extension programs in animal agriculture and the food system.

Animal Science News

Block and Bridle Saddle & Sirloin Club Inducts First Members
July 19, 2017
Dr. Harold Harpster and the late Ms. Vivian Baumer were inducted into the newly organized Saddle & Sirloin Club, recognizing their significant contributions.
Dr. Dengpan Bu and Dr. Terry Etherton discuss opportunities within the dairy industries of China and Pennsylvania.
Chinese Dairy Leader Provides Overview of Growing Industry
July 13, 2017
Dengpan Bu, Ph.D., discussed the economic benefits of research and interacted with faculty on potential collaborative efforts.
Penn State students who won the national ASAS Academic Quadrathlon competition, from left: Amber Gabel Smith, Sarah Shoup, Amy Middleton and Alexa LeCrone.
Penn State Students Dominate National ASAS Academic Quadrathlon
July 13, 2017
Four undergraduates from Penn State's Block & Bridle and Dairy Science Clubs took first place in the national ASAS competition held at the ASAS national meeting.
Penn State's Dairy Science Club was named the Outstanding Chapter at the American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division annual meeting.
Penn State Dairy Science Club Named Outstanding Chapter at ADSA
June 29, 2017
For the fifth consecutive year, Penn State's Dairy Science Club was recognized for their outstanding activities, participation and publications.
Students and faculty members who traveled to Switzerland for an intensive study of its agriculture, culture, history and people.
Penn State Students Absorb Swiss Agriculture, History and Culture
June 13, 2017
Fifteen Penn State students visited Switzerland after studying and analyzing the agricultural sector of the country.