Meat and Dairy Salesroom opens Oct. 13

October 11, 2021

We have some exciting news to share - the University of Minnesota Meat and Dairy Salesroom will be re-opening next week on October 13th in room 166 of the Andrew Boss Lab of Meat Science building!

The salesroom will be open on Wednesdays this semester from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please note that masks will be required to wear while in the salesroom.

Stop on by to treat yourself to a special treat in the salesroom starting next week!"


Welcome to our new staff members

October 1, 2021

The Department of Animal Science is excited to welcome two new staff members this fall. Quentin Beeth joined our team this past summer as the St. Paul Animal Units Assistant Manager. Gabby Ryan started earlier this week as a Research Professional working out of the Poultry Teaching and Research Facility.

Poultry Certificate and Courses Offered This Fall

September 30, 2021

The Poultry Health Certificate is a new program intended for students and professionals already possessing a B.S. degree. It is a 12-credit program with a completely online option. See the September issue of the Animal Science newsletter for more information.

Dr. Anup Kollanoor Johny, Recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Service Award

September 30, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Anup Kollanoor Johny, who was recognized this summer with the 2021 Outstanding Service Award - Food Microbiology Division (FMD) of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).

Equine Science Society Virtual Symposium

September 28, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Krishona Martinson for being selected Secretary of the Equine Science Society (ESS) at their 2021 Virtual Symposium. Three of her graduate students received awards at the symposium.

PSA annual meeting award

July 28, 2021

Congratulations to Claire Peichel who was the winner of the Aviagen Turkeys Communication award at the Poultry Science Association annual meeting on July 19-22, 2021. 


ADSA awards

July 28, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Marcia Endres and Dr. Marshall Stern for their recognition at this year’s American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA) virtual meeting.

Marcia Endres has been recognized as the 2021 recipient of the Delaval Dairy Extension Award, which honors outstanding achievements in dairy extension.

Marshall Stern has been named Fellow of the American Dairy Science Association. The purpose of the ADSA Fellow Award is to recognize Dairy Foods division and Production division members of ADSA who have rendered distinguished service to the dairy industry over 20 years or more.

Institute of Food Technologists Award

July 28, 2021

Congratulations to Grace Dewi who was selected as the winner of the Graduate Research Video competition hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Student Association and sponsored by Campden BRI. Check out her video.