Research focused on nutrition, reproduction, health, and management of beef cattle, swine, meat goats, and sheep.

Faculty Working in Beef Cattle Management

Beef cattle management researchers working in the Department of Animal Science.

Annual, biological rhythms govern milk production in dairy cows
Beef-Sheep Center

The Penn State Beef and Sheep Center is located on Orchard Road. The Center maintains an average of 75 Angus brood cows and their calves in addition to the herd sires and market cattle. Another 75 commercial Angus/Simmental cows are maintained at the Haller Farm location.

Haller Farm

The 200-acre Haller Farm houses 200 head of Angus and crossbred beef cattle. Beef animals are used for education as well as genetics, nutrition, and forage research.

Holstein steers given hormone implants grow as well as beef steers

Penn State researchers offer study results as good news for dairy farmers struggling to keep their operations financially viable.

Livestock producers, consumers may be affected by cell-cultured meat regulations

U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will share oversight of the cellular-based meat industry

Meat Science Graduate Students Excel at National Competition

Had winning entry in fermented summer sausage class and third in specialty class at American Cured Meat Championship (ACMC) competition.

Penn State scientists among leaders in carbon cycle assessment

Researchers develop first carbon budget for North American coastal waters

Swine Education and Research Farm

Nestled on 16 rolling acres, the original swine facility was opened in 1958 and has provided swine education to Pennsylvanians for decades.

Tara Felix Receives National Recognition

Felix is a recipient of the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Award of Merit.