Feb 20, 2020
OARDC/Krauss Dairy Center was recognized by the National Mastitis Council for quality milk production at its January 31st, 2020 Awards Luncheon, held in conjunction with the NMC 59th Annual Meeting in Orlando. Krauss was recognized as a Gold NDQA (National Dairy Quality Award) Winner. Krauss Dairy was one of only 38 dairy operations recognized at either the Platinum, Gold or Silver level. Farms were nominated by professionals, such as dairy plant field staff, veterinarians, Extension specialists and dairy herd improvement supervisors, who serve the dairy industry.
Feb 11, 2020
PhD student Kaylin Chasser earned the highest score in oral presentations at the Southern Conference on Avian Diseases. The conference is part of The International Poultry Scientific Forum.
Chasser's presentation was titled: "Effect of day of hatch inoculation with Gram-negative bacteria on gastrointestinal inflammation." Dr. Lisa Bielke, assistant professor, supervised the research.
Jan 29, 2020
Christine Gelley, OSU extension ANR, Noble County:
Jan 23, 2020
The Department of Animal Sciences had 181 students on the Dean's List for autumn 2019. Of those, 33 had a 4.0 GPA during the semester. Students completing a minimum of 12 graded credit hours with a GPA of 3.5 or higher for any given term will be named to the Dean's List for that term in the college in which they are enrolled. Courses graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) or pass/non-pass (PA/NP) do not count toward the minimum 12 graded hours, and a grade of U, E, EN, or NP will disqualify you from making the Dean's List, even if you meet the 3.5 criteria.
Jan 21, 2020
Current OSU Nutrition PhD candidate Alex Tebbe ('17, MS in Animal Sciences), recent graduate Dr. Jerad Jaborek ('19, PhD in Animal Sciences) and alumnus Dr. Bo Harstine ('11, MS in Animal Sciences and '13, PhD in Animal Sciences) will be honored at the 2020 American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) & American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Midwest Meeting.
Jan 8, 2020
Dairy Program Specialist and Dairy Judging Team Coach Bonnie Ayars has been featured in a chapter in the book, "The Land of Milk & Money: Lessons Learned & Business Earned from Women in Dairy." In the chapter devoted to Ayars, she discusses lessons learned growing up on a dairy farm, working as part of the Ayars Family Farm, and her role as a dairy educator.
Jan 6, 2020
Fulbright Scholar Mark Trotter, associate professor at CQUniversity Australia (CQU), is using new technologies to solve age-old problems. Trotter is exploring how integrating satellite vegetation imaging systems and on-animal sensors might help American and Australian ranchers make better grazing management decisions.
Dec 18, 2019
The animal units of the Department of Animal Sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), Ohio State ATI, and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) have received full three-year accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International.
Dec 11, 2019
The 2019 Ohio Dairy Challenge was held November 1-2. Dairy Challenge provides the opportunity for students at The Ohio State University to experience the process of evaluating management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with representatives in the dairy industry.
Nov 27, 2019
From November 22-24, undergraduate team Brook Friend, Amelia Lively, Maddie Pinkerton, Molly Sprankle, and Brietta Latham, along with individual graduate student Shannon Kelley, competed in the annual American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA) Animal Welfare Assessment Contest hosted by Colorado State University. This is an international competition where students had the opportunity to learn about and assess the welfare of diverse species in both live and compared scenarios.