1. Foltz Interviewed on Town Hall Ohio

    Sep 11, 2019

    Department Chair, Dr. John Foltz, was featured on Farm Bureau's Town Hall Ohio. He discussed the impact of animal sciences on food safety, environmental quality and human health. You can see the full interview here.

  2. Chasser Awarded Certificate of Excellence at PSA Annual Meeting

    Aug 6, 2019

    PhD student Kaylin Chasser was awarded the Student Research Paper Certificate of Excellence at the 2019 Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada. Her paper was recognized as being in the top 10% of over 500 graduate student papers submitted to the annual meeting. Chasser's paper was entitled, "Effect of select Gram negative enteric strains on inflammation in chicks." Dr. Lisa Bielke, assistant professor, supervised the research.

  3. Dairy Judging Team Summer 2019 Newsletter Now Available

    Jul 25, 2019

    The OSU Dairy Judging News is now available. You can read more about the Dairy Judging Team's autumn and spring activities here.




  4. Ezeji Awarded USDA Grant

    Jul 18, 2019

    Dr. Thaddeus Ezeji, associate professor Department of Animal Sciences, has been awarded a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA grant award has been approved with a total budget of $467,122.00 for 3 years. The project, "Development of a separation system for efficient fermentation of mixed substrates and in situ recovery of hydrophobic bulk chemical," is set to begin on August 01, 2019. There are three other Ohio State Co-Project Directors involved: Dr. Ajay Shah (Food, Agriculture and Biological Engineering), Dr.

  5. Foltz Elected to Farm Foundation Board

    Jun 14, 2019

    The Department of Animal Sciences Chair, Dr. John Foltz, was recently elected to the Farm Foundation Board of Directors. Foltz joined the Department as Chair in October 2017. Farm Foundation is an agricultural policy institute cultivating dynamic non-partisan collaboration to meet society's needs for food, fiber, feed and energy. Since 1933, it has connected leaders in farming, business, academia, organizations and government through proactive, rigorous debate and objective issue analysis.

  6. Hemsworth Awarded Member of the Order of Australia

    Jun 14, 2019

    Adjunct Faculty member Dr. Paul Hemsworth was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for significant services to agricultural and animal welfare.

  7. Weiss Inducted into JDS Club 100

    May 10, 2019

  8. Animal Sciences Students Win Awards at MANRRS Conference

    Apr 11, 2019

    Two Animal Sciences students received awards at the 2019 Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) National Conference. Jenna Parker, first-year student from Piqua, OH, won 2nd place in the Undergraduate Oral Research Div II, with her topic, Not Everything with Wings was Meant to Fly: How Sanitary Products can Impact Women's Health. Amber Cleggett, first-year student with a minor in history from Cleveland, was awarded a John Deere scholarship for excelling in academics, extra-curricular activities, MANRRS and community involvement.

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    Animal Sciences Recognized at CFAES Celebration of Students

    Apr 9, 2019

    The Department of Animal Sciences students, organizations, faculty and staff were recognized in multiple categories at The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Celebration of Students Program. The celebration was held in the Archie Griffin Ballroom in the Ohio Union on April 4, 2019.

  10. Steve Moff Inducted into Dairy Science Hall of Service

    Apr 8, 2019

    Mr. Steve Moff was inducted into the Dairy Science Hall of Service on April 4, 2019. The event took place during the Celebration of Excellence recognition program hosted by the Department of Animal Sciences. The following is his induction citation.