Accomplishments

Raising awareness of beef and dairy industries is goal of Collegiate Cattlewomen

The Penn State Collegiate Cattlewomen club is dedicated to raising public awareness about the beef and dairy industries while helping its members become more educated stewards of animal agriculture through community service, public awareness events and fundraisers.

Penn State Animal Science Students Participate in Dairy Challenge

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

North American Dairy Challenge Honors Larry Muller with Founders Award

Award was presented posthumously at the Dairy Cattle Nutrition Conference held in Pennsylvania.

Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Second at National Collegiate Contest

Team Member Katie Sondericker tied for first place individual overall; team also placed first in Breed Selection and Carcass Quality Division and fourth in Egg Production and Quality Division.

Giddy up: Newly formed equine alumni group looks forward to continued growth

The Equine Alumni Affiliate Program Group is one of the newest official affiliates of the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society.

Penn State Animal Science Students Meet with Congressional Leaders

As part of their Advanced Beef Production Class, students traveled to Washington, D.C. and learned more about issues facing the beef industry and how to effectively communicate with elected representatives.

College of Agricultural Sciences selected as host site for Mandela Fellows

Boubou Sangho and Gladys Freeman, recipients of the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, spent six weeks of professional development at Penn State's University Park campus in August and September.

Rodney Hissong to be Honored as Penn State’s Dairy Science 2018 Distinguished Alumnus

Franklin County dairyman, a 1998 graduate, will be recognized at a ceremony on November 2.

Swiss Students Get Overview of Pennsylvania Agriculture

Twenty students from Switzerland visited Penn State's University Park Campus and operations throughout the Commonwealth.

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.