1. Pairis-Garcia Earns AFRI Grant

    Jul 3, 2018

    Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, assistant professor, received a $497,500 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) grant. She is the primary investigator for the project “Timely On-Farm Euthanasia of Cattle: Exploring Caretaker Decision-Making and Training Methods.”

  2. Department and Ohio Pork Council Host 'Pork 509'

    Jun 29, 2018

    The Department of Animal Sciences and the Ohio Pork Council joined to host ‘Pork 509’ - a pork quality seminar. Attendees from allied industries, swine producers, pork finishers, and undergraduates learned about swine welfare, genetics, nutrition, meat quality and processing characteristics.

    “We were really trying to raise awareness of all of the factors that can influence the variations of quality,” said Professor and Swine Extension Specialist Dr. Steve Moeller.  “Consumers are a lot more sophisticated and demand a higher-quality, value product.”

  3. Recent Graduate Jaime Uren Wins First Place at ADSA

    Jun 29, 2018

    Recent Animal Sciences graduate Jaime Uren won first place at the American Dairy Science Association – Student Affiliate Division (ADSA-SAD) annual meeting, in the Undergraduate Production Oral Presentation Competition. Uren, from Dexter, Michigan presented a paper inspired by her Honors research project entitled, “Environmental Enrichment in Dairy Cows and Calves.” Her Honors project advisor was Dr. Maurice Eastridge.

  4. Korenyi-Both Awarded Alumni Association Scholarship

    Jun 20, 2018

    Jack Korenyi-Both, a junior in the Department of Animal Sciences from Hubbard, Ohio, was one of 13 students awarded a scholarship from The Ohio State University Alumni Association.

  5. photo courtesy of Lisa Giris

    Ohio State Western Equestrian Team Wins Reserve National Championship

    Jun 6, 2018

    The Ohio State Western Equestrian Team won the Reserve National Championship at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championship.

  6. Animal Sciences Hosts CampUS Students

    Jun 6, 2018

    The After-School All-Stars (ASAS) visited the Department of Animal Sciences as part of CampUS 2018. ASAS Ohio holds the weeklong CampUS at The Ohio State University to help low-income, at-risk, middle-school aged children from Central and Northwest Ohio prepare for college and career readiness.

  7. Garcia and Fogle Receive Honorary State FFA Degrees

    May 29, 2018

    Dr. Lyda Garcia, assistant professor of Meat Science, and Gregg Fogle, manager – animal herd, received the Honorary State FFA Degree during the 90th Ohio FFA State Convention. The purpose of the degree program is to recognize individuals who have rendered outstanding service to the agricultural education-FFA program. Tracy Dendinger, Ohio FFA state supervisor for Districts 2, 5, 6, and 9, nominated both Dr. Garcia and Mr. Fogle.

  8. 2018 Celebration of Excellence

    May 17, 2018

    The Department of Animal Sciences held the Celebration of Excellence on April 13, 2018. Highlights included scholarship, undergraduate research, and ASAS recognition.

    The Celebration of Excellence began by honoring individuals that received recognition during the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ Celebration of Students. The Department of Animal Sciences had six of the 20 Outstanding Seniors recognized during the CFAES event. The seniors recognized were:

  9. Thraen and Tedrick Inducted into the Dairy Science Hall of Service

    May 17, 2018

    Dr. Cameron Thraen and Mr. Roger Tedrick were inducted into the Dairy Science Hall of Service on April 13, 2018. The event took place during the Celebration of Excellence recognition program hosted by the Department of Animal Sciences. The following are their induction citations.

  10. Tansol Park Awarded William E. Krauss Award for Excellence in Graduate Research

    May 16, 2018

    On April 27, CFAES announced the winners of the college’s annual awards for outstanding research. The presentations were made during an afternoon session at the CFAES Annual Research Conference. The conference was held on the Wooster campus.

    Tansol Park, Animal Sciences, was honored for “Inhibition of the Rumen Ciliate Entodinium caudatum by Antibiotics.” He received $1,000 and a framed copy of his paper. A framed copy also went to his advisor, Zhongtang Yu, also of Animal Sciences. The Krauss award recognizes the best published paper by a CFAES PhD student.