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2012

White Named Marketing Manager for Penn State Extension Dairy Team
December 18, 2012
Rebecca White has assumed the duties of marketing manager for the Extension Dairy Team and will work with overall program development and communications.
Penn State Quarter Horses Dominate PQHA Futurity
December 6, 2012
The 53rd Annual PQHA Futurity and PA Classic Horse show in August provided a banner day for Penn State's horses and valuable hands-on experiences for Animal Science students.
Pennsylvania 4-H Poultry Delegation Excels at National Contest
November 30, 2012
The 4-H poultry judging team swept the National Poultry Judging contest held in Louisville, KY Nov. 14-15; others placed in top five.
"Tools for Teams" Workshop Re-scheduled for December
November 26, 2012
Because of the impact of Hurricane Sandy, a Tools for Teams workshop is now scheduled for December 18 in Blair County.
PSU Dynamic Krymsun Celebrates Successful All American Quarter Horse Congress Show
November 20, 2012
Stallion garners two top ten finishes, one in the Performance Halter Stallions Class and one in the Green Western Riding Class.
Penn State Students Perform Well at Northeast Dairy Challenge
November 19, 2012
Seven Animal Science students received recognition as members of platinum, gold and silver teams after evaluating dairy operations at the event held in Maine.
Penn State's Poultry Judging Team Wins National Honors
November 14, 2012
The poultry judging team placed second overall in national competition in Arkansas, just eight points out of first place.
Fall Classic Features Calf to Benefit Dairy Challenge
November 5, 2012
The Nittany Lion Fall Classic on November 10 will feature a calf to benefit the Penn State Dairy Challenge Team fund.
Learn Effective Calf Management Techniques with Hands-on Workshop
November 5, 2012
The Penn State Extension Dairy and Veterinary teams are holding two workshops on dairy obstetrics and successful calf care, one in Bradford County and one in Blair County.
Penn State Cattlewomen Promote Beef at Boston Regatta
October 31, 2012
Two Animal Science students worked with the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative and the South Dakota Beef Council in promoting beef at the 48th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta.
Logan Bower to be Honored as Penn State's Dairy Science 2012 Distinguished Alumnus
October 30, 2012
Perry County dairyman will be recognized for his contributions to the dairy industry.
Penn State Extension Dairy Team Offers Fall Educational Meetings
October 30, 2012
There's still time to register and take advantage of the educational programs being offered for dairy producers and their employees throughout November.
Duane and Roslyn Norman Establish an Undergraduate Scholarship
October 30, 2012
The scholarship will benefit Animal Science students, specifically one who has an interest in dairy cattle breeding and genetics.
Register Now for Best Milking Practices Workshop for Hispanics
October 29, 2012
Taught in Spanish, this workshop will show how to increase productivity.
Penn State Collegiate Cattlewomen Volunteer at KILE
October 24, 2012
Student members assisted with the Junior Beef Breeding Show and met PA Ag Secretary George Greig.
Animal Science's Gary J. Killian Was Honored in Brazil
October 23, 2012
Killian, distinguished professor emeritus of reproductive physiology, was recognized at the IV International Symposium on Animal Biology of Reproduction held last week in Brazil.
Register Now for Women in Dairy 2012
October 18, 2012
The Women in Dairy Conference is designed by dairy women for dairy women and offers outstanding educational and networking opportunities for every woman in the dairy industry.
Eleventh Annual OsteoChallenge Raises over $700 for the National Osteoporosis Foundation
October 16, 2012
Penn State Dairy Science Club Holds 11th Annual OsteoChallenge to raise funds for National Osteoporosis Foundation.
"Tools for Teams" Workshop Will Help Increase Effectiveness of Dairy Advisory Teams
October 8, 2012
Penn State's Extension Dairy Team is offering a hands-on workshop to assist dairy advisory team members in using whole farm and management tools more effectively.
Penn State's Department of Animal Science to Host Open House for Prospective Students
October 7, 2012
High school seniors are invited to attend an Open House for prospective students at the University Park campus on October 24-25.
Penn State Tops 2012 World Dairy Expo Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest
October 3, 2012
Penn State's Dairy Judging team won the overall contest at World Dairy Expo and placed first in team reasons.
Dairy Producers Learn to Optimize Test Day Records
October 1, 2012
Webinar series offered by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team provides in-depth analysis tools to dairy producers, their employees and advisers.
2012 State 4-H Competitive Trail Ride - Results and press release
September 26, 2012
The 2012 PA 4-H State Competitive Trail Ride, known as "The Keystone Ride", was held on September 14-15, 2012 in Rothrock State Forest.
Learn to Improve Cash Flow through Cropping and Nutritional Strategies
September 25, 2012
"Train the Trainer" program for agribusiness offers a customized four-hour training course to gain an understanding of how to manage the extremes of volatile milk and feed prices.
Friday Facilitator Forum Begins September 21
September 14, 2012
Online Webinar Series Offers Ideas for Successful On-farm Resource Teams
10-Day Trip Highlights French Equine Industry
September 10, 2012
Twenty students in the Department of Animal Science got an insider's view of the French equine industry as part of an embedded course, visiting stud farms, training and research facilities and racetracks.
New Animal Science Students See Diverse Pennsylvania Agriculture
September 6, 2012
Thirty-nine freshmen and transfer students toured agricultural enterprises throughout south central Pennsylvania to view first hand the diversity of agriculture in the Commonwealth and learn about potential career opportunities.
Technology Tuesdays: "Dairy Systems Planning and Building"
September 5, 2012
Free online workshops offer dairy producers, their employees and advisers opportunity to focus on the complete system for maximum efficiency and profitability.
Penn State Dairy Science Club to Host 11th Annual Osteochallenge 5K Race/Walk on September 30
September 3, 2012
Osteochallenge raises money for the National Osteoporosis Foundation, promoting education and research about osteoporosis.
Penn State Block and Bridle Club Ready for a Busy Fall Semester
September 3, 2012
B & B has a full slate of fall activities, beginning with a Welcome Back Picnic for new and returning students.
Ag Progress Days + Science = FUN!
August 21, 2012
The Center for Reproductive Biology and Health and the Society for the Study of Reproduction teamed up for an outreach program that attracted nearly 500 visitors.
Penn State DAS Students Successful at ADSA Meetings
July 28, 2012
DAS students won the tenth quiz bowl title in 12 years, and the Dairy Science Club garnered other recognition for their activities.
Penn State DAS Students Win Quiz Bowl at National Academic Quadrathlon
July 25, 2012
A team of students in the Department of Animal Science took first place in the Quiz Bowl contest held as part of the first-ever academic Quadrathlon in Phoenix, AZ.
Penn State DAS Professor Receives Northeast ASAS Young Scientist-Educator Award
July 19, 2012
Dr. Burt Staniar, assistant professor of equine science, was recognized by ASAS for his outstanding contributions to the field of animal/dairy science.