New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA
Porcine Health

Agriculture Initiatives at Penn Vet

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.

Uniquely positioned at the intersection of animal, human, and environmental health, Penn Vet offers advanced diagnostic services, and distinct expertise, to address some of industry’s most pressing challenges:

  • Enhancing, and advancing, the quality of life for animals
  • Ensuring economic viability for farmers
  • Protecting a safe food supply

We support farmers, veterinarians, agricultural organizations, governmental agencies, and broader health communities to safeguard against emergent diseases and optimize animal health.

In the Field, on the Farm, in the Clinic

With experts representing all species of livestock – bovine, swine, avian, and equine – our faculty work to develop practical solutions through integrated research, bringing these techniques and advancements directly to the farm through our on-farm outreach services.

Some specific areas of Penn Vet’s expertise include:

  • Animal production efficiency
  • On-farm economic viability and business sustainability
  • Animal welfare and behavior 
  • Advanced clinical care services
  • Environmental sustainability 
  • Disease management and mitigation
  • Reproductive efficiency
  • Agricultural stewardship

Learn more about our large animal clinical services at Penn Vet New Bolton Center, and how we are re-imagining the future of sustainable agriculture and veterinary medicine through Penn Vet’s Center for Stewardship Agriculture and Food Security.

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