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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.

Collegiate Poultry Judging Team, from left: Heather Menges, Katie Sondericker, Coach Phillip J. Clauer, Amanda Kulp and Hannah Sciubba.
May 14, 2018

The team placed third in the Market Product Division and were tied for third in Breed Selection Division.

Penn State students at Dairy Challenge: From left, Lisa Holden, coach; Ian Miller, academy member; Greg Kowalewski, Alexis Ream, Emma Brenengen, Mike Barton, Jr., team members; Zane Itle, academy member; Virginia Ishler, coach.
April 21, 2018

Four students were part of the Dairy Challenge and two students participated in the Dairy Challenge Academy, which took place in Visalia, CA.

Visitors to Cargill, from left, Corey Ervay, Heather Layton, Chad Showers, Burt Staniar, Darian Coleman, Rebekah Sheridan, Sarah Haunstein, Brittany Miller, Hannah Taylor, Melissa Cluck, Sarah Rassler, and Rachel Higgins.
April 17, 2018

Students in the equine nutrition course learned about equine products and career opportunities.

April 13, 2018

Designed as a mobile system, the three-stage process could have huge impact on water quality challenges.

Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology, seated, and Robert Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, review study results.
April 9, 2018

Animal Science's Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology, and Robert Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, collaborated on study.

April 6, 2018

Katsigianis will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo Weekend on April 13 and 14 at University Park.