Heinrichs to be Recognized at ADSA Annual Meeting

May 12, 2017

Professor of Dairy Science Jud Heinrichs, Ph.D., will be named to the inaugural JDS Club 100 for authoring over 100 articles for the Journal of Dairy Science in his career.

Research Focuses on Lost Genetic Diversity

May 10, 2017

Chad Dechow and Wansheng Liu conduct research that may help to reintroduce valuable genetic variance. Article by Amy Duke, Public Relations Specialist, College of Agricultural Sciences.

Recovering lost genetic diversity in Holsteins is focus of professors' research

May 8, 2017

Holstein calves recently born at Penn State may help to reintroduce valuable genetic variance thanks to research conducted by Chad Dechow and Wansheng Liu, researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Second in Nation

April 28, 2017

Collegiate Poultry judging team excels at national contest in April, placing second overall among ten teams competing.

CHAPS Provide Equine Education

April 27, 2017

Penn State's Annual Quarter Horse Sale April 29

April 19, 2017

The annual sale will be held at the Snider Ag Arena, and features a demonstration of the horses, tours of Penn State's horse barn and the auction.

Dr. Joseph B. Hess Named Poultry Science Distinguished Alumnus

April 12, 2017

Department of Animal Science will honor Hess at a reception and at the Poultry Science Club's annual Spring Awards Banquet on April 28.

Professor does it all: researches, communicates findings, designs products

April 11, 2017

Jonathan Campbell's expertise makes sausage-making safer - by Jeff Mulhollem, writer/editor, Penn State News

Egan Receives Penn State's Excellence in Advising Award

April 11, 2017

Brian A. Egan, instructor of equine science in the Department of Animal Science, was recognized for outstanding advising, mentoring and encouraging students to achieve their best.

Professor does it all: researches, communicates findings, designs products

April 7, 2017

There is a popular saying that contends, "You don't want to see how the sausage is made." But Jonathan Campbell, assistant professor of animal science at Penn State, doesn't buy it.

Penn State's Block and Bridle Club Gains National Recognition

April 6, 2017

Club was first in the nation for Chapter Activities, second for its website and third for its scrapbook; Amy Middleton was named Outstanding Junior.

Penn State Students Participate in North American Dairy Challenge

April 6, 2017

Six Animal Science students competed in the Dairy Challenge and the Dairy Challenge Academy in Visalia, CA.

Animal science major prepares for 100th Little International

April 5, 2017

The Little International Livestock Exposition, commonly dubbed “Little I,” has been a staple of the Penn State agricultural community for many decades. And this year, senior animal science major Kasie Kerr is running the show.

100th annual Little International Livestock Expo slated for April 8

March 31, 2017

For 100 years, students at Penn State have gained experience in handling large animals through showing at the College of Agricultural Sciences' Little International Livestock Exposition, better known as the "Little I." This year's 100th anniversary event, hosted by Penn State's Block and Bridle Club, will begin at 8 a.m. April 8 at the Snider Agricultural Arena at Penn State's University Park campus.

Harpster Named Penn State Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus

March 29, 2017

Harold W. Harpster, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Animal Science, will be honored during Little I/Dairy Expo Weekend.

Poultry science professor receives PennAg's Distinguished Service Award

March 28, 2017

R. Michael Hulet, associate professor of poultry science and extension poultry specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, received the 2017 Distinguished Service Award from PennAg Industries Association at the group's annual dinner March 21. In its recognition, PennAg Industries called Hulet a true friend of agriculture, honoring him for his strong leadership throughout his career.

Avian flu threat re-emerges as new outbreaks are reported in U.S. flocks

March 21, 2017

Poultry and animal disease experts in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are urging commercial poultry producers and small-flock owners in Pennsylvania to ramp up their vigilance and biosecurity in the wake of recent outbreaks of avian influenza in several states.

Poultry Science Professor Receives Penn Ag Industries' 2017 Distinguished Service Award

March 17, 2017

R. Michael Hulet, Ph.D., is being recognized for his leadership in agriculture, specifically within the poultry industry.

100th Anniversary of Penn State's "Little "I" to be celebrated on April 8

March 9, 2017

This year's "Little I" will feature special recognition of champion and reserve showmen, show managers, judging teams and others who have contributed to its success.

Poultry Science Club Named National Club of the Year

February 8, 2017

Club places first for third year in a row; also first in scrapbook competition. Matthew Hackenberg was second in Student of the Year contest.

Penn State agricultural sciences students excel at National Forage Bowl

January 27, 2017

Representatives from the Penn State Agronomy Club, a student organization in the College of Agricultural Sciences, took first place at the National Forage Bowl competition at the American Forage and Grassland Conference, held Jan. 23-24 in Roanoke, Virginia. The competition requires students to identify forage and weed species and answer questions about many aspects of forages, from seeds to animal health, in a format similar to the popular game show "Jeopardy!"

Dairy of Distinction applications due April 15

January 6, 2017

Pennsylvania dairy producers are invited to apply for the Dairy of Distinction award from the Pennsylvania Dairy of Distinction program. The award is based on the concept that attractive farmsteads enhance consumer confidence in the wholesomeness of milk and stimulate milk sales and public support for the industry.