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.

Animal, Veterinary, and Biomedical Sciences Building Project

November 18, 2019

The new Animal, Veterinary, and Biomedical Sciences Building will replace the 52-year-old Henning Building and co-locate the departments of Animal Science and Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. The 105,000 square foot new construction will feature an array of unique spaces and facilities for students, faculty, and staff.

Dr. Terry Etherton Recognized by Northeast ASAS/ADSA

November 10, 2019

Etherton received Distinguished Service Award for his many outstanding contributions to the broad field of animal and dairy science.

Penn State Animal Science Students Visit Nation's Capital

October 31, 2019

Student met with Congressional leaders and discussed issues affecting agriculture and the beef industry.

Henning Building, built in 1967, has been taken down as the first step in new construction project on Ag Hill

October 17, 2019

William L. Henning Building has been completely razed as a first step in the construction of the new Animal, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Building, expected to be completed in late 2021. To view site preparation, click on the webcam link.

State Dairy Judging Team Concludes Successful Fall

October 9, 2019

Team places first in oral reasons in three contests; was first at the All-American Dairy Show, second at the World Dairy Expo and third at Eastern States Exposition.

New animal science class offers insight into Irish equine industry

September 10, 2019

Students with an interest in horses will have an opportunity to learn about the Irish equine industry and travel there during spring break to visit horse farms and facilities.