New Animal, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Building Now 50% Complete
September 14, 2020
A "topping out" ceremony was held to mark the halfway point of construction. The new building, replacing the Henning Building, is expected to be complete in late 2021.
Poultry Science Faculty Selected as Part of $10 Million Project
August 10, 2020
Department of Animal Science's Dr. Gregory Martin and John Boney will be part of the research team working to create a sustainable broiler production system by improving bird and human health.
Etherton Receives PCA's 2020 Industry Service Award
August 4, 2020
Pennsylvania Cattlemen's Association recognized Dr. Etherton for his support and leadership.
Penn State Meat Market Will Re-Open in August
July 27, 2020
The Meat Market will re-open the week of August 24 after receiving approval from the University for the safety plan for customers and employees.
Animal Science Students Place First in National Quadrathlon
July 24, 2020
Four Penn State students competed in the Academic Quadrathlon held virtually as part of the American Society of Animal Science annual meeting and trade show.
Correct dosage of methane-inhibiting additive in dairy cow feed shown in study
July 23, 2020
Alex Hristov, distinguished professor of dairy nutrition in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, worked with an international team of researchers to study a methane-inhibiting supplement in dairy cattle feed.
ADSA Recognizes Dechow, Brody, and Melgar Moreno with National Awards
July 7, 2020
Three from Department of Animal Science given highest honors at virtual annual meeting.
Penn State Dairy Science Club Excels at ADSA Virtual Meetings
July 7, 2020
Club tied for first in annual report of activities; the Dairyman yearbook placed first; Shoshana Brody was named Outstanding Student Member.
'Win-win' collaborative event aims to support struggling dairy farms, help Centre County residents
May 27, 2020
The State College Food Bank, Vale Wood Farms, the State College Downtown Rotary, Penn State Extension and the Centre County Farm Bureau came together on Tuesday to distribute half gallons of milk to the community.
Fawning over the Fawns
May 27, 2020
It is fawning season at Penn State's Deer Research Center. Part of the University's Department of Animal Sciences, the Deer Research Center provides unique research and educational opportunities for students and faculty.
Penn State Extension helping Pa. meat processors withstand COVID-19 outbreak
May 22, 2020
Operations large and small benefit from trusted, experienced educators they work with regularly
A New Twist on an Old Tradition: Program Celebrates Successful Online Quarter Horse Sale
May 10, 2020
The 18th annual Penn State Equine Science Showcase and Quarter Horse Sale brought the highest average sale price per horse in its history.
College of Agricultural Sciences supports food banks, families in need
May 8, 2020
Penn State Meats Laboratory, the Penn State Poultry Education and Research Center and the Penn State Berkey Creamery have donated food products to food banks throughout the region.
Due to COVID-19 outbreak, state temporarily OKs farms applying milk to fields
April 24, 2020
Robert Meinen, senior extension associate in the college, explains that the guidance recognizes that dairy producers are facing a very difficult situation - markets for their milk have dried up and their cows keep making milk.
Poultry Science Club Elects Officers for 2020--2021
April 24, 2020
Elections and recognition of outstanding members took place virtually as a result of Covid-19, with students having returned to their homes.
Pa. dairy industry has future, despite shrinkage, damage from COVID-19 outbreak
April 24, 2020
Penn State Extension Highlighted on Food Safety Video
April 17, 2020
A newly created video highlights Penn State Extension's Industrial Food Safety and Quality Team and its important contribution to Pennsylvania's meat processing industry.
College of Agricultural Sciences faculty member among LEAD21 graduates
April 14, 2020
Department of Animal Science's Burt Staniar completed the LEAD21 program, a leadership-development initiative.
With much of the world halted by the coronavirus pandemic, Penn State's farms carry on
April 9, 2020
Equine Science Program's Legacy of Hands-On Learning Continues...Online
March 28, 2020
Penn State's Equine Science Showcase and Quarter Horse Sale has been transitioned to an online auction.
Penn State Quarter Horse Sale Goes Online
March 25, 2020
Penn State's annual quarter horse sale will take place online, with bidding open from April 27, 2020 to May 2, 2020.
Feed supplement for dairy cows cuts their methane emission by about a quarter
March 2, 2020
A recently published study by Department of Animal Science researcher Dr. Alex Hristov shows promise in reducing methane production in cows.
Joy Pate, Ph.D., Honored by Society for the Study of Reproduction
February 21, 2020
Pate, Professor of Reproductive Physiology in the Department of Animal Science, will receive the Society's 2020 Trainee Mentoring Award at its annual meeting.
Holstein steers given hormone implants grow as well as beef steers
February 21, 2020
Penn State researchers offer study results as good news for dairy farmers struggling to keep their operations financially viable.
Graduate Student Spotlights: Cesar Matamoros
January 21, 2020
Cesar Matamoros is a PhD student in the Huck Institutes' Integrative and Biomedical Physiology program. Learn why he's excited to do his research at Penn State.