1. 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.

  2. 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!

  3. 2020 Virtual College Dairy Judging Contest

    Dec 3, 2020

    The results are in! Today, the OSU College Dairy Judging Team finished in 5th place and 5th in reasons in the first ever Virtual Collegiate Dairy Judging Contest. They placed well and ended up 3rd in that category, and 3rd high team in Holsteins. Sara had a good day. She was 3rd in placings, 10th in reasons, and 5th overall. It was an unusual year, yet the program has been sustained! The future looks promising and thank you to all the farms who assisted them!

  4. 20th Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest (AWJAC)

    Nov 24, 2020

    The Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest (AWJAC) virtually celebrated its 20th year of competition on November 21st and 22nd. The Ohio State University was well-represented across all student divisions: undergraduate (junior and senior), graduate, and veterinary.

  5. Zooming in on the 2020 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    Nov 24, 2020

    Due to the COVID-19 situation, the 2020 Ohio Dairy Challenge was held a little differently than in previous years. The program was held virtually during November 18-21, whereby herd records, pictures, videos, farm map, a farmer questionnaire, and feeding information were provided to students on Wednesday pm when students could begin evaluating the information. On Friday afternoon at 2:00 pm, a Zoom meeting was held with the farmer for the students to ask questions about the operation.

  6. Abbiegail Greer Receives North American Meat Institute Scholarship

    Oct 4, 2020

    Abbiegail Greer, a major in Meat Science in the Department of Animal Sciences, received the $5,000 Frank DeBeneditti Scholarship from the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).  

    The NAMI Scholarship Foundation was founded in 1995 to recognize undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Animal, Meat, and Food Sciences along with Culinary Arts.  

  7. C. Lynn Knipe Appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection

    Aug 21, 2020

    The USDA appointed 10 new members to the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI)

  8. Yes, We'll Have Plenty of Meat. No, It Won't Make You Sick

    Jul 15, 2020

    Will we run out of meat? Can we get the virus from eating it?

  9. Guidance and Education for Ohio's Meat Producers

    Jul 14, 2020

    When the COVID-19 outbreak hit Ohio, Lyda Garcia’s phone started to ring. Many of her contacts from Ohio’s meat-processing industry wanted to know what to do.

  10. Kelly Mitchell

    Animal Sciences Students Successful in 2020 American Dairy Science Association Virtual Annual Meeting

    Jul 1, 2020

    The Department of Animal Sciences graduate and undergraduate students received awards at the 2020 ADSA Annual Meeting.