News

  1. Pairis-Garcia Receives the Outstanding Young Extension Specialist Award from ASAS

    Mar 7, 2019

    Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia is the recipient of the 2019 American Society of Animal Science Outstanding Young Extension Specialist Award, to be presented to her March 11, 2019, during the ASAS-ADSA Annual 2019 Midwest Meeting held in Omaha, Nebraska.

  2. Animal Sciences Students Win Awards at Denman Research Forum

    Mar 6, 2019

    Three Animal Sciences seniors were selected for awards at the 24th Annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, held on February 20th, 2019. Heather Pechtl placed second and Alyson Linton placed third in the Conservation and Development category. Megan Whalin's video submission was selected as one of the four Outstanding Video Submissions.

  3. Agersens to Work with Ohio State to Test eShepherd in US Beef and Dairy Industries

    Mar 4, 2019

    Agersens and the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that paves the way for the two organizations to implement research trials to determine the efficacy and economics of the eShepherd system for local conditions.

  4. Harstine & Cruppe Selected for CFAES Alumni Awards

    Feb 26, 2019

    The CFAES Alumni Society has selected two Animal Sciences alumni for awards at the 2019 CFAES Alumni Awards Program. Dr. Bo Harstine, MS '13 and PhD '16 both in Animal Sciences, was selected for the Young Professional Achievement Award. Dr. Leandro Cruppe, MS '11 and PhD '15 both in Animal Sciences, was selected for the International Alumni Award. Both Harstine and Cruppe were nominated by Dr.

  5. Processed Meats Products Students Display Final Products

    Dec 5, 2018

    The Processed Meats (MEATSCI 4510) class presented its final products to visitors who wanted to taste and judge the students' creations. Individuals or teams produced a variety of meat products. The students had to include proper labeling, a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) safety plan, and a marketing and advertising plan in their final presentation. The course was taught by Dr. Macdonald Wick, associate professor, with HAACP assistance from Dr. Lynn Knipe, associate professor in the departments of animal and food sciences.

  6. Academic Advising Appointment Leads to Establishment of Wounded Warrior Project OSU

    Nov 5, 2018

    A lot can happen within an academic advising appointment; courses, extracurricular activities, and internships are often discussed, and graduation plans are made. But for Animal Sciences major and Army ROTC member Kellie Garrity, she learned that The Ohio State University did not have a student organization to support the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP).

  7. 68th Annual Poultry Science Club Turkey Sale

    Oct 9, 2018

    Enjoy a fresh Ohio-grown, range-reared turkey at a great price from the Poultry Science Club. All orders must be received by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Turkey pick up will be on Monday, November 19th from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20th, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. outside Room 117 of the Animal Science Building, 2029 Fyffe Ct.

  8. Knipe Teaches 70+ HACCP Training Courses Over 20 Years

    Sep 21, 2018

    For over 20 years, Dr. Lynn Knipe, associate professor of food and animal sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, has provided training as part of the Meat Science Extension program. Since 1998, he has taught 1,824 people in 71 introductory Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Training for Meat and Poultry Processors courses. 

  9. Multi Scholar Program Promotes Meat Science and Helps Puerto Rico

    Sep 19, 2018

    Dr. Lyda G. Garcia’s, assistant professor of Meat Science in the Department of Animal Sciences, efforts to promote higher education and the Ohio State Meat Science program has led to a unique opportunity for two Puerto Rican students to achieve a bachelor’s degree in Meat Science at The Ohio State University.

  10. Pairis-Garcia's New Animal Welfare Designation Shows Compassion, Expertise

    Aug 31, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A veterinarian and assistant professor of animal sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CFAES) has been named a Diplomate of the American College of Animal Welfare, the only swine veterinarian in Ohio to earn such a designation.

    In fact, Monique Pairis-Garcia, who is also an animal welfare specialist with Ohio State University Extension, is the first veterinarian at Ohio State to earn board certification in this relatively new veterinary specialty. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of CFAES.

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