1. 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.

  2. 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:

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Stitzlein Inducted into Animal Sciences Hall of Fame

    May 16, 2018

    Mr. Mike Stitzlein was inducted into the Animal Science Hall of Fame on April 13, 2018. The event took place during the Celebration of Excellence recognition program hosted by the Department of Animal Sciences. The following is his induction citation.

  6. Spring 2018 Dairy Judging Team Newsletter Now Available

    Apr 26, 2018

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






  7. Midwest Poultry Consortium Awards Scholarships to Four Animal Sciences Students

    Apr 20, 2018

    The Midwest Poultry Consortium has awarded 2018 Center of Excellence (COE) scholarships to five students from The Ohio State University.

  8. Ohio State Meat Judging Team Hosts the First Day of the SE Collegiate Meat Judging Contest

    Apr 12, 2018

    On Friday, April 6, the Ohio State University Meat Judging Team hosted the first day of the Southeastern Intercollegiate Meats Judging Contest. Nine universities, with 75 total judgers participating as eighteen teams, spent day one at Ohio State and day two at the University of Kentucky.

  9. Michael Loveless Wins First Place at Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

    Apr 11, 2018

    Michael Loveless, a senior earning his B.S. in Nutrition with a major in Animal Sciences, won first place in the Animal Sciences category at the 23rd Annual Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. Loveless, an Honors student from Springboro, Ohio, presented a poster on his research entitled “PFK-1 Transcript Amounts in the Liver and Skeletal Muscle of Pigeons and Quail Acutely Exposed to High Embryonic Incubation Temperatures.” Dr. Pasha Lyvers-Peffer, associate professor, was the advisor for the research project.

  10. Dr. Alejandro Relling's Research on Sheep Could Have Impacts for Humans

    Apr 2, 2018

    Dr. Alejandro “Ale” Relling’s research in nutritional physiology could have long-term impacts for both ruminants and humans. His research on sheep helps researchers understand body-weight increases in sheep, which may also lead to better understanding obesity in humans.