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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
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.

July 23, 2018

Recognized by the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) with their ADSA-ASAS Northeast Section award.

July 23, 2018

Boney will work closely with the poultry industry in environmental stewardship and new strategies in nutrient utilization.

July 23, 2018

Smarsh will work with the Extension Equine team and Pennsylvania's equine industry.

Penn State's Dairy Science Club members, recognized nationally for their chapter activities.
June 28, 2018

Penn State's Dairy Science Club was named the Outstanding Chapter for the sixth consecutive year, based on chapter activities, club publications and website.

Shown with donated stallion “Red, White N Good” are, from left, Terry Etherton, head of the Department of Animal Science, Craig and Becky Bailey of Bailey Farm LLC, and Brian Egan, instructor in equine science.
May 30, 2018

Penn State's Equine Science Program recently received "Red, White N Good,” a quarter-horse stallion valued at $130,000, from Craig and Becky Bailey, of Bailey Farm in Ohio.

Members of PSERT stand on a horse scale at the University of Florida's large animal hospital.
May 18, 2018

PSERT members learned more about the Florida equine industry and made presentations at an undergraduate research symposium at the University of Florida.