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  1. Alvaro Garcia Guerra Receives North American Colleges and Teachers of America Educator Award!

    Mar 21, 2021

    Congratulations to Dr. Alvaro Garcia Guerra in the Department of Animal Sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences on receiving the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Educator Award!  This is a wonderful tribute to his outstanding work with students.  Dr. Garcia Guerra will be honored and receive a certificate in a virtual 2021 NACTA Conference to be held June 21-24, 2021.

  2. Kirsten Nickles Receives 1st Place in ASAS PhD Oral Competition

    Mar 10, 2021

    Kirsten Nickles is a PhD candidate under the guidance of Dr. Tony Parker in the Department of Animal Sciences studying the effects of muddy conditions on the cow herd's productivity, reproduction, and whole farm economics. She recently competed in the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section Meeting PhD Oral Competition and received first place in the competition. She was presented with her award in an ASAS Virtual Program on March 9, 2021.

  3. Caleb Rykaczewski Receives 2021 NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship Award

    Feb 18, 2021

    Caleb Rykaczewski is a graduate student working on his bachelor's degree in the Department of Animal Sciences.  He will graduate May 2021 and continue to pursue his Master's degree at Ohio State.  

  4. Congratulations to the Animal Sciences 2021 Distinguished Seniors

    Feb 17, 2021

    The Distinguished Senior Award honors 25 top graduating seniors on The Ohio State University Columbus Campus in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.  Five of those distinguished seniors are from the Department of Animal Sciences. These seniors represent exemplary academics and scholarship, research and innovation, service and involvement, and influence and leaderships.

    Congratulations Animal Sciences Distinguished Seniors:  Cameron White, Laura Tavera Montanez, Allison Rapp, Brietta Latham, and Annika Diaz!

  5. Search for Department of Animal Sciences Chair

    Feb 8, 2021

    Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair of the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University.

  6. Animal Sciences Welcomes the Center for Animal Health (CFAH)

    Feb 4, 2021

    CFAH will move within the Department of Animal Sciences as the TIU and affirms our commitment to Ohio’s agriculture industry by helping to prevent disease outbreaks and ensuring the safety of our food supply.

  7. 2021 Buckeye Fresh Mini Meat Cutting Workshops

    Feb 4, 2021

    Want to learn more about food animal processing? Ohio State University extension meat specialists are offering a two-day workshop to help the current labor force face challenges brought forth by the 2020 pandemic.

    What To Expect: Participants will have a better understanding of anatomy, muscle myology, cutting guidelines, food safety, meat quality, the role of processed meat and government regulated non-meat ingredients (i.e. salt, phosphates, nitrites, etc.) finalized by conducting hands-on cutting tests to understand the impact of yields on profit margins.

  8. Department of Animal Sciences Winter Celebration

    Feb 4, 2021

    A Winter Celebration in the Department of Animal Sciences was held on January 11, 2021.  The event was held to kick off the Spring Semester 2021 by looking back on 2020 and focusing on the positive accomplishments.  

  9. Welcome to 2020 Foltzville!

    Dec 21, 2020

    Dr. John Foltz brings holiday cheer by rail to the Department of Animal Sciences every year with his trains that he sets up in the Animal Science, Plumb Hall, and Gerlaugh Hall main offices on the Columbus and Wooster campuses.

  10. Buckeye Royal 2020

    Dec 18, 2020

    Every year, Buckeye Dairy Club hosts a heifer showmanship contest at OSU’s very own Waterman Dairy Facility! This is an opportunity for university students, employees, staff, and faculty to get out of the classroom and away from the desk to de-stress while bonding with and training their chosen heifer! This year, being a year full of added stress and hardships, this opportunity allowed 90 participants to train animals while interacting with fellow Buckeyes at the same time!

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