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  1. Wagon Rides During the Buckeye Bonanza Open House

    2017 Buckeye Bonanza and Open House are a Success

    May 4, 2017

    The successful 2017 Buckeye Bonanza Open House & Sale Horse Preview and the Buckeye Bonanza Horse Sale brought in a total of $20,216 through a silent auction and online horse auction for The Ohio State University Equine Program.

    The Open House, held on April 15, 2017, was well attended. Visitors enjoyed wagon rides, face painting, a petting zoo and sale horse preview activities. Autumnwood Farm and Mohican Valley Haflingers provided the wagon rides all day. A silent auction held during the Open House raised $1,066.

  2. 2017 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

    May 3, 2017

    The 2017 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference was very successful with an attendance of 538 and 70 exhibitors. The pre-conference workshop on feed analyses was well attended, and there were 12 undergraduates, 5 MS students, and 9 PhD students that competed in student presentations. The pre-conference symposium was sponsored by Diamond V, the Hot Topics breakfast was hosted by ADM Animal Nutrition, and the post-conference program was hosted again by Balchem.

  3. Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia Named Distinguished Faculty Advisor

    Dr. Pairis-Garcia Named Distinguished Faculty Advisor

    Apr 27, 2017

    The Department of Animal Sciences' Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, Assistant Professor, was honored by the Council of Graduate Students (CGS) with the 2017 James M. Siddens Award for Distinguished Faculty Advising. In 2002, upon the retirement of James M. Siddens (CGS faculty advisor for nearly twenty years) the Council created the James M. Siddens Award for Distinguished Faculty Advising to recognize those faculty who exemplify the best in graduate student advising at Ohio State.

  4. CFAES Oustanding Seniors in the Department of Animal Sciences

    2017 Evening of Excellence

    Apr 25, 2017

    The Department of Animal Sciences held its annual recognition event, the Evening of Excellence, at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on April 8, 2017. Bonnie Ayars led the Team Recognition program, with coaches and advisors introducing their teams, while Joe Ottobre led the Awards of Excellence program.

  5. Miedemas inducted into Dairy Science Hall of Services

    Miedemas Inducted into Dairy Science Hall of Service

    Apr 20, 2017

    Andy and Itske Miedema were inducted into the Dairy Science Hall of Service on April 8, 2017. The event took place during the Evening of Excellence recognition program hosted by the Department of Animal Sciences.

  6. Dr. Joseph Hogan

    Hogan Inducted into Dairy Science Hall of Service

    Apr 20, 2017

    Dr. Joseph Hogan was inducted into the Dairy Science Hall of Service on April 8, 2017. The event took place during the Evening of Excellence recognition program hosted by the Department of Animal Sciences.

  7. Dr. Sue DeNise

    DeNise Inducted into Animal Science Hall of Fame

    Apr 19, 2017

    Dr. Sue DeNise was inducted into the Animal Science Hall of Fame on April 8, 2017. The event took place during the Evening of Excellence recognition program hosted by the Department of Animal Sciences.

    Dr. DeNise manages global research and development of genetic tests for livestock with the leading global animal health company Zoetis, with a team located in Kalamazoo, MI. The genetics program is focused on developing genomic test solutions for cattle and sheep, incorporating health and performance traits.

  8. Donor Calf

    Dairy Judging Program Raises Funds Through Unique Donations

    Apr 19, 2017

    The COBA/Select Sires donation of an ET calf has raised more than $19,000 in funds for The Ohio State University Dairy Judging Program. The funds, raised during the Buckeye Classic Sale at the Spring Dairy Expo, will be used to help with program travel expenses. The fundraising project, known as the “Clipboard Project”, allowed interested donors to either invest in $100 investment/donor shares or bid on the donated calf during the Buckeye Classic Sale. More than 100 donors came forth to display their support through donor shares and the calf was auctioned for $8500.

  9. 2016 Animal Welfare Judging Team Competes at The Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest

    Nov 18, 2016

    The 2016 Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest was held November 12 and 13 at The Ohio State University Fawcett Center. The competition hosted over 10 universities from North America to compete in undergraduate, graduate, and veterinary student divisions. Allison Pullin, a graduate student in OSU's Department of Animal Sciences, coached two teams of undergraduate Animal Sciences students for 10 weeks on how to scientifically assess the welfare of four diverse animal species.

  10. FIC Member Herbert Ockerman Receives Third Honorary Degree

    Sep 14, 2016

    Food Innovation Center member professor Herbert W Ockerman of Animal Sciences and Food Science and Technology was awarded his third university honorary degree by the University of Kentucky. He will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science. An honorary degree pays tribute to those whose lives and work exemplify professional, intellectual, or artistic achievement and who have made significant contributions to society, the state, and the University of Kentucky.

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