Kevin Harvatine, Ph.D., received the 2016 Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist Award at the ASAS/ADSA joint annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Robb Meinen and Randy Swope Recognized by the College of Agricultural Sciences.
R. Michael Hulet has been selected as a Fellow of the Poultry Science Association; recognized during its 105th annual meeting.
Swinker was presented the American Horse Council's (AHC) Van Ness Award during the organization's annual meeting in Washington, DC on June 13.
Seven Department of Animal Science students participated in the three-day North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge and Dairy Academy at Syracuse, NY.
Ag Student Council recognized outstanding performances by students and clubs throughout the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Weaver, former Head of the Department of Poultry Science, will be honored by Penn State's Department of Animal Science on April 29 at a reception.
Kansas State University Professor will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo weekend in April.
Hattie Henderson, New Florence, Westmoreland County, is recognized by Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives search.
The Manure Expo, co-chaired by Senior Extension Specialist Robb Meinen and Franklin County's Jennifer Bratthauar, will be recognized for its environmental innovation.
Elizabeth Palmer learned a lot about livestock and cattle through her internship with the United States Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska.
Pennsylvania native Tara Felix will work with the Commonwealth's beef industry and teach undergraduate courses.
Animal Science Professor has been selected to provide leadership to national BQA check-off funded program managed by National Cattlemen's Beef Association.
Josh Cassar, Lansdale, filled his undergraduate years at Penn State with activities, leading to a career in the poultry industry.
Dr. Terry Etherton, Head of the Department of Animal Science, was honored at the PA Dairy Summit last week.
For the second straight year, Penn State's Poultry Science Club was recognized as National Club of the Year. Senior Josh Cassar was named National Member of the Year.
Team competed as representatives of the Eastern Region at the 2016 National Quiz Bowl held as part of the Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen's Beef Association Trade Show.
Animal Science's Kevin Harvatine experiments with novel feed supplements to boost fat content of milk, helping meet the demand for higher fat milk for uses like ice cream and cheese.
Troy Ott, Professor of reproductive physiology, is developing a blood test that dairy farmers and livestock veterinarians can use to tell whether a cow failed to conceive after insemination.
The team scored impressively, besting eight other universities; placed first in Breed Selection & Carcass Quality, and Egg Production & Quality.