Dec 5, 2018
The Processed Meats (MEATSCI 4510) class presented its final products to visitors who wanted to taste and judge the students' creations. Individuals or teams produced a variety of meat products. The students had to include proper labeling, a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) safety plan, and a marketing and advertising plan in their final presentation. The course was taught by Dr. Macdonald Wick, associate professor, with HAACP assistance from Dr. Lynn Knipe, associate professor in the departments of animal and food sciences.
Nov 5, 2018
A lot can happen within an academic advising appointment; courses, extracurricular activities, and internships are often discussed, and graduation plans are made. But for Animal Sciences major and Army ROTC member Kellie Garrity, she learned that The Ohio State University did not have a student organization to support the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP).
Oct 9, 2018
Enjoy a fresh Ohio-grown, range-reared turkey at a great price from the Poultry Science Club. All orders must be received by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Turkey pick up will be on Monday, November 19th from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20th, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. outside Room 117 of the Animal Science Building, 2029 Fyffe Ct.
Sep 21, 2018
For over 20 years, Dr. Lynn Knipe, associate professor of food and animal sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, has provided training as part of the Meat Science Extension program. Since 1998, he has taught 1,824 people in 71 introductory Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Training for Meat and Poultry Processors courses.
Sep 19, 2018
Dr. Lyda G. Garcia’s, assistant professor of Meat Science in the Department of Animal Sciences, efforts to promote higher education and the Ohio State Meat Science program has led to a unique opportunity for two Puerto Rican students to achieve a bachelor’s degree in Meat Science at The Ohio State University.
Aug 31, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A veterinarian and assistant professor of animal sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CFAES) has been named a Diplomate of the American College of Animal Welfare, the only swine veterinarian in Ohio to earn such a designation.
In fact, Monique Pairis-Garcia, who is also an animal welfare specialist with Ohio State University Extension, is the first veterinarian at Ohio State to earn board certification in this relatively new veterinary specialty. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of CFAES.
Aug 21, 2018
The Department of Animal Sciences welcomes two new assistant professors to the department for autumn 2018, Dr. Benjamin Wenner and Dr. Benjamin Enger.
Dr. Benjamin Wenner
Dr. Benjamin Wenner returns to the Department of Animal Sciences as an assistant professor. His early involvement in 4-H has led to a career in animal nutrition research and education.
Aug 16, 2018
Dr. Lyda G. Garcia, assistant professor of Meat Science in the Department of Animal Sciences, provided a Mini-Beef 509 class for the 2018 Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC). Garcia provided hands-on learning on how meat is graded, fabrication of wholesale and retail cuts, and other issues that can affect beef quality and pricing. Participants also viewed champion carcasses from the 2018 Ohio State Fair.
Aug 15, 2018
Dr. Thaddeus Ezeji, associate professor Department of Animal Sciences, has been awarded a continuing grant by the National Science Foundation. The $95,779.00 grant is for Ezeji's work as primary investigator on "Developing second-generation hyper-producers of butanol from biomass by activating dormant pathways." The abstract for the grant is below.
Aug 13, 2018
Drs. Lisa Bielke and Daniel Clark, assistant professors in the Department of Animal Sciences, earned awards at the Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting. Bielke received the 2018 Novus Outstanding Scholar award; Clark received the Hy-Line International Research Award.