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2017

Bickel Named Equine Extension Associate
November 19, 2017
Bethany Bickel will assist state equine specialists with both adult and youth extension programs.
Dairy MOOC Offers Instruction in Four Languages
November 14, 2017
Developed by a team of Penn State faculty, the on-line Dairy Production and Management Massive Open Online Course expands its impact.
Penn State Equine Program Receives Gift of Stallion
November 7, 2017
Becky and Craig Bailey donate Red White N Good, an elite Quarter Horse stallion, to the Department of Animal Science's equine breeding program.
Penn State Animal Science Students Participate in Dairy Challenge
November 6, 2017
Six students joined 119 students in innovative, three-day educational competition, working in mixed-university teams.
Penn State's Department of Animal Science Welcomes Gino Lorenzoni
October 26, 2017
Lorenzoni, D.V.M., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health; will provide leadership in avian health extension programs.
Pennsylvania Targeting Excellence Event Raises Over $48,000
October 24, 2017
Clay shooting event brings together agricultural students and industry leaders to network and raise funds for scholarships
Animal Science Students Visit Tioga County Producers
October 24, 2017
Schurman to be Honored as Penn State's Dairy Science 2017 Distinguished Alumnus
October 16, 2017
Retired Extension Educator will be recognized by the Department of Animal Science on Friday, Oct. 27 at University Park
Penn State Students Talk Issues with Congressional Leaders
October 13, 2017
Nine Department of Animal Science students visited Washington, D.C. and discussed current issues in the beef industry with Congressional leaders.
Prospective Students Invited to Department of Animal Science Open House
October 10, 2017
Penn State's Department of Animal Science will host an Open House for high school seniors on October 25 and 26.
Penn State Wins National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest
October 5, 2017
Penn State students placed first overall at the contest held as part of World Dairy Expo in Madison, WI, and were fifth high in reasons.
Painting of Penn State Stallions Comes Full Circle
September 21, 2017
Senior Caitlin Walsh donates painting of influential stallions; alumnus Joe Tylka and wife Julianne purchase it and gift it back to the Animal Science Department.
Goodling Receives Distinguished Service Award
August 30, 2017
Robert C. Goodling, Jr., received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents at their annual meeting Utah.
Block and Bridle Saddle & Sirloin Club Inducts First Members
July 19, 2017
Dr. Harold Harpster and the late Ms. Vivian Baumer were inducted into the newly organized Saddle & Sirloin Club, recognizing their significant contributions.
Chinese Dairy Leader Provides Overview of Growing Industry
July 13, 2017
Dengpan Bu, Ph.D., discussed the economic benefits of research and interacted with faculty on potential collaborative efforts.
Penn State Students Dominate National ASAS Academic Quadrathlon
July 13, 2017
Four undergraduates from Penn State's Block & Bridle and Dairy Science Clubs took first place in the national ASAS competition held at the ASAS national meeting.
Penn State Dairy Science Club Named Outstanding Chapter at ADSA
June 29, 2017
For the fifth consecutive year, Penn State's Dairy Science Club was recognized for their outstanding activities, participation and publications.
Penn State Students Absorb Swiss Agriculture, History and Culture
June 13, 2017
Fifteen Penn State students visited Switzerland after studying and analyzing the agricultural sector of the country.
Cloninger Named Animal Science Advising Coordinator
May 30, 2017
2007 grad Rachel Cloninger will work with current and prospective students in Department of Animal Science.
Dr. Ann Swinker Receives National Equine Science Award
May 19, 2017
Animal Science Professor will be recognized at the ESS Symposium at the University of Minnesota, May 30-June 2.
Heinrichs to be Recognized at ADSA Annual Meeting
May 12, 2017
Professor of Dairy Science Jud Heinrichs, Ph.D., will be named to the inaugural JDS Club 100 for authoring over 100 articles for the Journal of Dairy Science in his career.
Research Focuses on Lost Genetic Diversity
May 10, 2017
Chad Dechow and Wansheng Liu conduct research that may help to reintroduce valuable genetic variance. Article by Amy Duke, Public Relations Specialist, College of Agricultural Sciences.
Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Second in Nation
April 28, 2017
Collegiate Poultry judging team excels at national contest in April, placing second overall among ten teams competing.
CHAPS PROVIDE EQUINE EDUCATION
April 27, 2017
Penn State's Annual Quarter Horse Sale April 29
April 19, 2017
The annual sale will be held at the Snider Ag Arena, and features a demonstration of the horses, tours of Penn State's horse barn and the auction.
Dr. Joseph B. Hess Named Poultry Science Distinguished Alumnus
April 12, 2017
Department of Animal Science will honor Hess at a reception and at the Poultry Science Club's annual Spring Awards Banquet on April 28.
Professor does it all: researches, communicates findings, designs products
April 11, 2017
Jonathan Campbell's expertise makes sausage-making safer - by Jeff Mulhollem, writer/editor, Penn State News
Egan Receives Penn State's Excellence in Advising Award
April 11, 2017
Brian A. Egan, instructor of equine science in the Department of Animal Science, was recognized for outstanding advising, mentoring and encouraging students to achieve their best.
Penn State's Block and Bridle Club Gains National Recognition
April 6, 2017
Club was first in the nation for Chapter Activities, second for its website and third for its scrapbook; Amy Middleton was named Outstanding Junior.
Penn State Students Participate in North American Dairy Challenge
April 6, 2017
Six Animal Science students competed in the Dairy Challenge and the Dairy Challenge Academy in Visalia, CA.
Harpster Named Penn State Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus
March 29, 2017
Harold W. Harpster, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Animal Science, will be honored during Little I/Dairy Expo Weekend.
Poultry Science Professor Receives Penn Ag Industries' 2017 Distinguished Service Award
March 17, 2017
R. Michael Hulet, Ph.D., is being recognized for his leadership in agriculture, specifically within the poultry industry.
100th Anniversary of Penn State's "Little "I" to be celebrated on April 8
March 9, 2017
This year's "Little I" will feature special recognition of champion and reserve showmen, show managers, judging teams and others who have contributed to its success.
Poultry Science Club Named National Club of the Year
February 8, 2017
Club places first for third year in a row; also first in scrapbook competition. Matthew Hackenberg was second in Student of the Year contest.