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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 13, 2017

Fifteen Penn State students visited Switzerland after studying and analyzing the agricultural sector of the country.

May 30, 2017

2007 grad Rachel Cloninger will work with current and prospective students in Department of Animal Science.

May 19, 2017

Animal Science Professor will be recognized at the ESS Symposium at the University of Minnesota, May 30-June 2.

May 12, 2017

Professor of Dairy Science Jud Heinrichs, Ph.D., will be named to the inaugural JDS Club 100 for authoring over 100 articles for the Journal of Dairy Science in his career.

May 10, 2017

Chad Dechow and Wansheng Liu conduct research that may help to reintroduce valuable genetic variance. Article by Amy Duke, Public Relations Specialist, College of Agricultural Sciences.

      Collegiate Poultry Judging Team, from left: Blake Ramsey, Kurtis Miller, Katie Hess, Kevin Brubaker and Phillip Clauer
April 28, 2017

Collegiate Poultry judging team excels at national contest in April, placing second overall among ten teams competing.

April 19, 2017

The annual sale will be held at the Snider Ag Arena, and features a demonstration of the horses, tours of Penn State's horse barn and the auction.

April 12, 2017

Department of Animal Science will honor Hess at a reception and at the Poultry Science Club's annual Spring Awards Banquet on April 28.

Campbell has guided State College-area businesses in creating their own unique salami products.
April 11, 2017

Jonathan Campbell's expertise makes sausage-making safer - by Jeff Mulhollem, writer/editor, Penn State News

April 11, 2017

Brian A. Egan, instructor of equine science in the Department of Animal Science, was recognized for outstanding advising, mentoring and encouraging students to achieve their best.

From left: Dr. Mills, Olivia Richart, Abbey Allison, Amy Middleton, Kasie Kerr, Alexa LeCrone and Megan McCunn.
April 6, 2017

Club was first in the nation for Chapter Activities, second for its website and third for its scrapbook; Amy Middleton was named Outstanding Junior.

From left: Matthew Leise, Chase Cashell, Toni Smith (front), Reuben Hicks, Alton Rudgers and Josh Brubaker.
April 6, 2017

Six Animal Science students competed in the Dairy Challenge and the Dairy Challenge Academy in Visalia, CA.

March 29, 2017

Harold W. Harpster, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Animal Science, will be honored during Little I/Dairy Expo Weekend.

March 17, 2017

R. Michael Hulet, Ph.D., is being recognized for his leadership in agriculture, specifically within the poultry industry.

March 9, 2017

This year's "Little I" will feature special recognition of champion and reserve showmen, show managers, judging teams and others who have contributed to its success.