Veterinary Extension and Applied Research Team

The Veterinary Extension and Applied Research Team provides assistance to livestock producers, veterinarians, allied industry professionals, students and others.
Veterinary Extension and Applied Research Team - Articles

Updated: August 18, 2017

The Veterinary Extension & Applied Research Team assists livestock producers, veterinarians, allied industry professionals, government agencies, students, and others through cutting-edge solutions to important issues, including animal health, animal well-being, on-farm food safety and quality, as well as public health. Our team integrates extension, field investigation, research, and teaching activities to address these issues.

Extension

Our Extension programs address a wide range of topics for livestock, public health, and animal well-being.

Research

Our research interests, and current grant portfolio, include mastitis and milk quality, antimicrobial use in livestock operations, and antimicrobial resistance.

Field Investigation

Our field investigation activities help producers, veterinarians, and other professionals troubleshoot perplexing, costly, and uncommon problems that occur on farms in Pennsylvania, in conjunction with the Animal Diagnostic Laboratory.

Teaching

Our teaching responsibilities include conducting lectures and laboratory sessions for undergraduate students at Penn State University Park, as well as advising and mentoring students in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences major.