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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
Students are integral to the success of the horse auction.
March 12, 2018

The Department of Animal Science's annual quarter horse sale will be held Saturday, April 28, at the Snider Agricultural Arena, University Park.

The Poultry Science Club in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences attended the International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia. Members are shown with Penn State graduates and Ceva Animal Health representatives.
March 5, 2018

The Club won Scrapbook of the Year, making it 21 times first place in 23 years. The Club was also third in the Club of the Year competition.

February 27, 2018

Home to Veterinary and Biomedical and Animal Science Departments, the project will offer new lab and office space as well as future departmental growth.

Lot 1 in the Penn State Online Beef Production Sale is P S Playmate 749 225.
December 4, 2017

"Belles of Christmas" online auction will take place on December 12, highlighting the outstanding beef genetics in the Department of Animal Science's Angus beef program.

Photo Caption: From left: Kevin Brubaker, Katie Hess, Phillip Clauer, Kurtis Miller, and Denver Greenawalt.
November 22, 2017

Department of Animal Science students excel in Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest held at the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas.

November 19, 2017

Bethany Bickel will assist state equine specialists with both adult and youth extension programs.

November 14, 2017

Developed by a team of Penn State faculty, the on-line Dairy Production and Management Massive Open Online Course expands its impact.

Surrounding "Irish," from left, are Dr. Terry Etherton, Head of the Department of Animal Science, Craig and Becky Bailey and Brian Egan, Horse Farm Coordinator.
November 7, 2017

Becky and Craig Bailey donate Red White N Good, an elite Quarter Horse stallion, to the Department of Animal Science's equine breeding program.

Penn State students who participated in the Northeast Dairy Challenge are: Seated - Sam Minor, left, and Ian Miller; Standing, from left - Zane Itle, Josh Grigg, Greg Kowalewski and Josh Brubaker.
November 6, 2017

Six students joined 119 students in innovative, three-day educational competition, working in mixed-university teams.

October 26, 2017

Lorenzoni, D.V.M., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health; will provide leadership in avian health extension programs.

Speakers at the Targeting Excellence event include: Front row -Butch Clemens and Alisha Sweitzer; Back row, from left - Steve Clemens; Aaron Ott, Tom Pastor, Bob Mikesell, Tom Clemens and Chris Hostetter
October 24, 2017

Clay shooting event brings together agricultural students and industry leaders to network and raise funds for scholarships

October 16, 2017

Retired Extension Educator will be recognized by the Department of Animal Science on Friday, Oct. 27 at University Park

From left: Darryl Blakey, Matt Wagner, Kara Zolocsik, Kayce Myers, Reuben Hicks, Ben Dreschel, Matt Kelley, Jenny Groff, Toni Smith, Dr. Dan Kniffen, Courtney Love, Sara Lang and Ann Nogan
October 13, 2017

Nine Department of Animal Science students visited Washington, D.C. and discussed current issues in the beef industry with Congressional leaders.

October 10, 2017

Penn State's Department of Animal Science will host an Open House for high school seniors on October 25 and 26.

Penn State's winning dairy judging team, from left: Dylan Dietz, Abigail Jantzi, Emma Brenengen,  Emily Heilinger and Coach Dale Olver. Photo by Agri-Graphics
October 5, 2017

Penn State students placed first overall at the contest held as part of World Dairy Expo in Madison, WI, and were fifth high in reasons.

Painting of Penn State stallions on display in Penn State's Department of Animal Science. From left: Brian Egan, Joe Tylka, Artist Caitlin Walsh, Julianne Tylka, Burt Staniar and Terry Etherton.
September 21, 2017

Senior Caitlin Walsh donates painting of influential stallions; alumnus Joe Tylka and wife Julianne purchase it and gift it back to the Animal Science Department.

Robert C. Goodling, Jr. and his wife Erin at the awards ceremony.
August 30, 2017

Robert C. Goodling, Jr., received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents at their annual meeting Utah.

July 19, 2017

Dr. Harold Harpster and the late Ms. Vivian Baumer were inducted into the newly organized Saddle & Sirloin Club, recognizing their significant contributions.