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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
February 14, 2019

Alexander N. Hristov, Ph.D., P.A.S. recognized for his accomplishments in research, teaching and service.

January 30, 2019

Felix is a recipient of the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Award of Merit.

January 29, 2019

Weather challenges have influenced application; high-risk winter applications require special considerations.

January 29, 2019

U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will share oversight of the cellular-based meat industry

December 3, 2018

Penn State students enjoyed lamb entrees in dining halls.

Members of the Penn State Collegiate Cattlewomen share a passion for the beef and dairy industries.IMAGE: PENN STATE
November 26, 2018

Members become more educated stewards of animal agriculture through community service, public awareness events and fundraisers.

November 16, 2018

Nine Penn State students joined students from ten northeast colleges and two Canadian universities for the three-day educational competition hosted by the University of New Hampshire.

November 15, 2018

Award was presented posthumously at the Dairy Cattle Nutrition Conference held in Pennsylvania.

Penn State's Poultry Judging Team, from left: Heather Sciubba, Hannah Menges, Katie Sondericker, Phillip Clauer and Amanda Kulp
November 15, 2018

Team Member Katie Sondericker tied for first place individual overall; team also placed first in Breed Selection and Carcass Quality Division and fourth in Egg Production and Quality Division.

Penn State Advanced Beef Production students visit our nation's Capitol.
November 6, 2018

As part of their Advanced Beef Production Class, students traveled to Washington, D.C. and learned more about issues facing the beef industry and how to effectively communicate with elected representatives.

The visiting Swiss students enjoyed the opportunity to pose with the Nittany Lion.
October 16, 2018

Twenty students from Switzerland visited Penn State's University Park Campus and operations throughout the Commonwealth.

September 19, 2018

High school seniors are invited to learn more about the Department of Animal Science and meet faculty and students.

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.
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.
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.