Animal and Avian Sciences Extension Programs

Our mission is to:

  • Support the State's agricultural industry

  • Protect and enhance its valuable natural resources

  • Enhance the development and well being of farm families and individuals

  • Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and technology from the University to the end user

Faculty within the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences accomplish this mission through the discovery, integration, dissemination and application of research-based knowledge in the agricultural, human and life sciences.

ANSC Extension Conferences


One of the premier educational events for the animal nutrition industry focused on poultry, dairy, and equine nutrition.

  • 2021 Conference: Cancelled due to Covid-19

  • We look forward to seeing everyone in 2022

The Mid-Atlantic
Nutrition Conference

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The premier educational event for extension specialists in states from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. 

  • When: Thursday, 5/13 & Thursday, 5/20, 2020
    10:30 AM – 1:30 PM EDT

  • Where: Online via Zoom

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