2004 Livestock Judging Team with coaches Wendall Landis (top left) and Dan Kniffen (top right)

2004 Livestock Judging Team with coaches Wendall Landis (top left) and Dan Kniffen (top right)

Accomplishments

Greater omega-3 fatty-acid enrichment of eggs, poultry meat is goal of research

Research in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences aims to fortify foods people frequently eat — eggs and chicken — with heart-healthy, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids.

More accurate estimates of methane emissions from dairy cattle developed

Leading the worldwide effort to get a better handle on methane emissions from animals, an international consortium of researchers devised more accurate models to estimate the amount of the potent greenhouse gas produced by dairy cattle.

Penn State's Block and Bridle Club Recognized Nationally

Club was first in the nation for Chapter Year Book and Club Scrap Book; Amy Middleton was named outstanding senior in the nation.

No such thing as 'uncured' corned beef, Penn State meat expert says

Millions of Americans will celebrate the St. Patrick's Day holiday this month with a "traditional" meal of corned beef and cabbage — but most won't pause to consider what makes the meat so distinctive or how it ended up being a tradition.

16th annual quarter horse sale: A tradition of excellence

The 16th annual Penn State Equine Science Showcase and Quarter Horse Sale will take place Saturday, April 28, at the Snider Agricultural Arena, University Park.

Penn State Extension expert sees beef quality continuing to improve

Following 25 years of measurement, management and continued improvement, the quality of beef is high, but there is still an opportunity to make it better, according to a beef cattle specialist with Penn State Extension.

Penn State's Poultry Science Club earns top honor at international exposition

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.

Penn State's Poultry Science Club earns top honor at exposition

The Poultry Science Club in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences won Scrapbook of the Year at the recent International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia.

Pre-Vet Club helps students explore veterinary medicine

The Penn State Pre-Vet Club is a preprofessional club that helps students interested in veterinary medicine get involved in various aspects of the field.

Ag education student gains hands-on experience in the classroom

Rose Cowan, right, a senior in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, is getting a head start on her teaching career as a student teacher in the Penn Manor School District in Millersville.

Trustee Committee Recommends Architect for Henning Building

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

Extension Meat Specialist Jonathan Campbell Assists Local Company
Penn State to Hold Second Online Beef Production Sale

"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.

Uncertainty surrounds U.S. livestock methane emission estimates

A new study of methane emissions from livestock in the United States — led by a researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences — has challenged previous top-down estimates.

Poultry Judging Team Places Second in National Contest

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

Bickel Named Equine Extension Associate

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

Say cheese, Penn State! Cheese Club evolves, looks forward to continued growth

The Cheese Club was founded in 2013 by animal science students with an interest in dairy science. Since then, involvement fairs and word-of-mouth advertising have helped club members reach students from across the University who share their love of cheese.

Dairy MOOC Offers Instruction in Four Languages

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

Penn State Equine Program Receives Gift of Stallion

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's Department of Animal Science Welcomes Gino Lorenzoni

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

Pennsylvania Targeting Excellence Event Raises Over $48,000

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

Animal Science Students Visit Tioga County Producers
Schurman to be Honored as Penn State's Dairy Science 2017 Distinguished Alumnus

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

Penn State Students Talk Issues with Congressional Leaders

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

Prospective Students Invited to Department of Animal Science Open House

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

Penn State Wins National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest

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.

Warming unlikely to have major impact on animal agriculture in Northeast

Climate change will not significantly impair animal agriculture in the Northeast region of the United States, according to a multidisciplinary team of researchers, who point out there are many variables in the future scenario they envision.

Painting of Penn State Stallions Comes Full Circle

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.

CHAPS open house offers rare view of Penn State’s equine science programs

Sept. 30 will mark the fifth annual Penn State Horse Barn Open House, hosted by the Collegiate Horseman’s Association at Penn State (CHAPS) and the Penn State Equine Research Team at the equine science facilities' “Old Barn,” directly across from Beaver Stadium, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held in connection with the third annual Celebrate Agriculture Day at Beaver Stadium, an event designed for Penn Staters to honor the agricultural roots and history of the University.

Goodling Receives Distinguished Service Award

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