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Department Highlights

Bickel Named Equine Extension Associate
November 19, 2017
Bethany Bickel will assist state equine specialists with both adult and youth extension programs.
Dairy MOOC Offers Instruction in Four Languages
November 14, 2017
Developed by a team of Penn State faculty, the on-line Dairy Production and Management Massive Open Online Course expands its impact.
Penn State Equine Program Receives Gift of Stallion
November 7, 2017
Becky and Craig Bailey donate Red White N Good, an elite Quarter Horse stallion, to the Department of Animal Science's equine breeding program.
Penn State Animal Science Students Participate in Dairy Challenge
November 6, 2017
Six students joined 119 students in innovative, three-day educational competition, working in mixed-university teams.
Penn State's Department of Animal Science Welcomes Gino Lorenzoni
October 26, 2017
Lorenzoni, D.V.M., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health; will provide leadership in avian health extension programs.
Pennsylvania Targeting Excellence Event Raises Over $48,000
October 24, 2017
Clay shooting event brings together agricultural students and industry leaders to network and raise funds for scholarships
Animal Science Students Visit Tioga County Producers
October 24, 2017
Schurman to be Honored as Penn State's Dairy Science 2017 Distinguished Alumnus
October 16, 2017
Retired Extension Educator will be recognized by the Department of Animal Science on Friday, Oct. 27 at University Park
Penn State Students Talk Issues with Congressional Leaders
October 13, 2017
Nine Department of Animal Science students visited Washington, D.C. and discussed current issues in the beef industry with Congressional leaders.
Prospective Students Invited to Department of Animal Science Open House
October 10, 2017
Penn State's Department of Animal Science will host an Open House for high school seniors on October 25 and 26.
Penn State Wins National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest
October 5, 2017
Penn State students placed first overall at the contest held as part of World Dairy Expo in Madison, WI, and were fifth high in reasons.
Goodling Receives Distinguished Service Award
August 30, 2017
Robert C. Goodling, Jr., received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents at their annual meeting Utah.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Cloninger Named Animal Science Advising Coordinator
May 30, 2017
2007 grad Rachel Cloninger will work with current and prospective students in Department of Animal Science.
Dr. Ann Swinker Receives National Equine Science Award
May 19, 2017
Animal Science Professor will be recognized at the ESS Symposium at the University of Minnesota, May 30-June 2.
Heinrichs to be Recognized at ADSA Annual Meeting
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.