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)


Department of Animal Science Prospective Student Open House to be held October 19

High school seniors are invited to learn more about the Department of Animal Science and meet faculty and students.

Penn State professor lends expertise to revise national poultry publication

Robert Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry in the Department of Animal Science, recently was appointed as a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee that will prepare the 10th revised edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Poultry publication.

Penn State Extension Educators Recognized at National Meeting

Four Extension Educators received awards at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents meeting in Tennessee.

College of Agricultural Sciences students awarded NIFA fellowships

Eight graduate students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are among the 101 recipients of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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.

Kevin Harvatine Recognized at ADSA Annual Meeting

Harvatine received the prestigious award for his research and educational leadership in identifying critical issues affecting the future of the dairy industry.

Campbell Receives Young Scientist Educator Award

Recognized by the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) with their ADSA-ASAS Northeast Section award.

Hines Named Assistant Professor of Animal Science at Penn State

Hines will bring applied swine research to Pennsylvania's swine industry.

John Boney Named Assistant Professor of Poultry Science at Penn State

Boney will work closely with the poultry industry in environmental stewardship and new strategies in nutrient utilization.

Smarsh Named Assistant Professor of Equine Science

Smarsh will work with the Extension Equine team and Pennsylvania's equine industry.

Penn State Dairy Science Club Named Outstanding Chapter at ADSA

For the fifth consecutive year, Penn State's Dairy Science Club was recognized for their outstanding activities, participation and publications.

College of Agricultural Sciences celebrates outstanding students for 2018

Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently recognized recipients of the Outstanding Senior Award and Outstanding Student Awards for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Hold your quarter horses: Donors create equine legacy at Penn State

Penn State's Equine Science Program recently received "Red, White N Good,” a quarter-horse stallion valued at $130,000, from Craig and Becky Bailey, of Bailey Farm in Ohio.

Holsteins born at Penn State to improve genetic diversity are 'udderly' amazing

The six bundles of Holstein joy born at the Penn State Dairy Barns in April of last year — the outcome of a research project to improve genetic diversity in the breed — have garnered a fan following.

Penn State Equine Research Team Explores the Florida Horse Industry

PSERT members learned more about the Florida equine industry and made presentations at an undergraduate research symposium at the University of Florida.

Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Fifth in Nation

The team placed third in the Market Product Division and were tied for third in Breed Selection Division.

Penn State Animal Science Students at North American Dairy Challenge

Four students were part of the Dairy Challenge and two students participated in the Dairy Challenge Academy, which took place in Visalia, CA.

James L. Adams Named Poultry Science Distinguished Alumnus

Adams will be honored on April 27 at a reception at University Park.

Penn State Equine Students Visit Cargill Feed Production Facility

Students in the equine nutrition course learned about equine products and career opportunities.

New Penn State-USDA patented technology removes phosphorus from manure

Designed as a mobile system, the three-stage process could have huge impact on water quality challenges.

Researchers aim to further enrich eggs, poultry meat with omega-3 fatty acids

Animal Science's Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology, and Robert Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, collaborated on study.

Katsigianis named Penn State Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus

Ted Katsigianis, vice president of agricultural sciences for the Biltmore Co. in Asheville, North Carolina, will be honored as the 2018 Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus by Penn State's Department of Animal Science.

Katsigianis Named Penn State Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus

Katsigianis will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo Weekend on April 13 and 14 at University Park.

Patterson is 2018 recipient of Faculty Outreach Award

Professor of Poultry Science in the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences is recognized for positive influence on individuals and organizations.

More accurate estimates of methane emissions from dairy cattle developed

Alex Hristov, Ph.D., professor of dairy nutrition in Penn State's Department of Animal Science, was lead researcher for a study of 5,200 lactating dairy cows with collaborating scientists from 15 countries.

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.