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

Department of Animal Science Prospective Student Open House to be held October 19
September 19, 2018
High school seniors are invited to learn more about the Department of Animal Science and meet faculty and students.
Penn State Extension Educators Recognized at National Meeting
August 16, 2018
Four Extension Educators received awards at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents meeting in Tennessee.
  Dave Weaver, left, assistant manager of the Penn State Meat Laboratory, and Josh Cassar, graduate student, hold the trophies they won at the American Cured Meat Championship in Kansas City.
Meat Science Graduate Students Excel at National Competition
July 24, 2018
Had winning entry in fermented summer sausage class and third in specialty class at American Cured Meat Championship (ACMC) competition.
Kevin Harvatine, right, receives his award from Robert Roberts, head of the Department of Food Science and chair of the ADSA Foundation Board.
Kevin Harvatine Recognized at ADSA Annual Meeting
July 23, 2018
Harvatine received the prestigious award for his research and educational leadership in identifying critical issues affecting the future of the dairy industry.