Department Highlights

Elkin Honored by Poultry Science Association
June 24, 2019
Dr. Robert G. Elkin, Professor of Avian Nutritional Biochemistry, has been named a PSA Fellow, the highest recognition bestowed by PSA.
Annual Penn State Quarter Horse sale shatters records, draws large crowd
May 30, 2019
Horse named PSU Summertime Rockn shatters previous record, selling for $19,00
Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Third in Nation
April 17, 2019
The team also placed second in the Breed Selection Division and fifth in the Market Products Division. Karissa Lombardo was high individual in the Breed Selection Division and eighteenth overall.
Student workers receive hands-on experience with deer at Penn State center
April 10, 2019
Penn State's Deer Research Center introduces students to industry regulations and inspections while working in a captive wildlife facility.
Penn State Prime: The Meat Lab is a Friday destination for many foodies, even as it trains the next generation of industry leaders
April 8, 2019
The Penn State Meats Laboratory offers fresh, specialty meat products as well as practical experience to students.
Penn State Wins Overall at 2019 NESA Competition
March 23, 2019
Eight teams with students from the Block and Bridle and Dairy Science Club competed and took first, second, third, fifth, seventh and tenth overall.
Little I Livestock Expo offers unparalleled showing experience for students
March 21, 2019
Little I and Dairy Expo will be held on April 6 at the Snider Ag Arena at University Park.
Garrison Named Penn State Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus
March 12, 2019
He will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo Weekend, April 5 and 6 at University Park.
Department of Animal Science Faculty Member Named Distinguished Professor
February 14, 2019
Alexander N. Hristov, Ph.D., P.A.S. recognized for his accomplishments in research, teaching and service.
Tara Felix Receives National Recognition
January 30, 2019
Felix is a recipient of the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Award of Merit.
College of Ag Sciences senior gets a 'kick' out of Penn State Horse Barn living
January 30, 2019
Move Forward Smartly with Manure Application
January 29, 2019
Weather challenges have influenced application; high-risk winter applications require special considerations.
Livestock producers, consumers may be affected by cell-cultured meat regulations
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
Annual, biological rhythms govern milk production in dairy cows
January 7, 2019
Penn State scientists among leaders in carbon cycle assessment
December 20, 2018
Researchers develop first carbon budget for North American coastal waters
American Lamb Goes to College
December 3, 2018
Penn State students enjoyed lamb entrees in dining halls.
Raising awareness of beef and dairy industries is goal of Collegiate Cattlewomen
November 26, 2018
Members become more educated stewards of animal agriculture through community service, public awareness events and fundraisers.
Penn State Animal Science Students Participate in Dairy Challenge
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.
North American Dairy Challenge Honors Larry Muller with Founders Award
November 15, 2018
Award was presented posthumously at the Dairy Cattle Nutrition Conference held in Pennsylvania.
Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Second at National Collegiate Contest
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.