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Penn Vet & the Pennsylvania Farm Show


The Pennsylvania Farm Show is being held from
Saturday, January 7 – Saturday, January 14, 2023

Learn more about the Pennsylvania Farm Show...


Ag@PennVet

As Pennsylvania’s only veterinary school, Penn Vet has a responsibility in ensuring the health, sustainability, and viability of the Commonwealth’s leading industry: agriculture. Learn more about how we support farmers, veterinarians, agricultural organizations, governmental agencies, and the broader health communities in order to safeguard against disease and optimize human, animal, and environmental health. 


Penn Vet Agriculture News

Gary Althouse (shown pre-pandemic) notes that the animal origins of the current Covid-19 crisis underscore the importance of veterinary expertise in sustaining both animal and human health.

Supporting agriculture and a safe food supply

Caring for a cow with uterine prolapse is not a task that a veterinarian can accomplish alone. The physicality and teamwork it demands makes it nearly impossible to sustain the social distancing prescribed to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19. Yet for Billy Smith and his fellow veterinarians that make up the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Field Service team, these kinds of encounters must continue, even amid a pandemic.

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Speaking of Agriculture

State Veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brightbill and Dean Andrew Hoffman talk shop.

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Under the same sun

Since its founding by Penn Vet students in 2016, the Gambia Goat Dairy has worked in partnership with Gambians to serve its community. The research and teaching farm also gives current students the opportunity to use their veterinary skills for social good.

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In the Galápagos, training community scientists to monitor water quality

Both dense human populations and a plethora of wildlife can pose a challenge to marine and public health in the Galápagos Islands. With portable, user-friendly PCR technology, Penn faculty and students are training local scientists and school children to perform water quality research.

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University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine Aims to Accelerate Climate Action, Galvanize Veterinary Profession

A statement on climate connection outlines the school’s process to identify, implement, and report on carbon reduction.


Penn Vet Agriculture in the Media