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Department Highlights

Penn State Students Place Third in National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest
April 29, 2013
Penn State students excel at the 66th National Poultry Judging Contest held at Louisiana State University.
Penn State Livestock Team Competes in All-East Intercollegiate Livestock Contest
April 17, 2013
Livestock team places fifth overall in the three day competition held at the University of Tennessee.
Herbert Siegel Named Poultry Science Distinguished Alumnus
April 15, 2013
Dr. Herbert Siegel will be honored on April 26 at an afternoon reception at University Park and at the Poultry Science Club's annual spring awards banquet in the evening.
Annual "Beef Up the Blood Supply" to be held on April 24
April 15, 2013
Block and Bridle Club hosts the Fight for Life competition between Penn State and the Ohio State University.
Penn State Team Places Second at North American Dairy Challenge
April 10, 2013
A team representing Penn State's Department of Animal Science placed second in evaluating Brand Dairy Farm at the event attended by 128 students from 32 colleges across North America.
Penn State Block and Bridle Club First in Nation!
April 9, 2013
Penn State's Block and Bridle Club was recognized at the national Block and Bridle Club Convention as first in the nation for chapter activities; Danielle Sheppard was fourth in the Outstanding Junior contest.
Extension Dairy Team to Offer One-Day Precision Feeding Conference
April 2, 2013
Henning Endowment Will Enrich Meat Science Programs
March 22, 2013
The William R. Henning Meat Science Enrichment Fund will provide funds for teaching, research and extension science programs in meat science.
Extension Dairy Team Offers Workshop on Preparing Feed Management Plans
March 20, 2013
Pre-certified feed management planners may register now for May 7 workshop to be held in Lancaster.
Meat-In Day 2013 a Great Success!
March 19, 2013
Collegiate Cattlewomen sponsored the 7th annual Meat-In Day at the University Park Campus, with the theme, "Nice to MEAT you..Pleased to FEED you."
Department of Animal Science - An Update!
March 19, 2013
Eight months after the restructuring that created the Department of Animal Science, relationships are strengthened and expanded.
Penn State Animal Science Students Top National Beef Quiz Bowl
March 15, 2013
Penn State team continues a winning tradition, having won the national contest 11 times since 1993.
Penn State Poultry Science Club Gains National Recognition
March 12, 2013
The Club's scrapbook won first place in the scrapbook contest, the club was third in Club of the Year contest, and Corissa Steimling placed first in the undergraduate research poster presentation contest.
"Tools for Teams" Workshop Accepting Registrations
March 1, 2013
Extension Dairy Team is offering a hands-on workshop on March 20 to provide insight for dairy advisory teams to use management tools more effectively.
2013 Meat-In Day to be Held Thursday, March 14
February 26, 2013
Members of Penn State Collegiate Cattlewomen and the Penn State Block and Bridle Club will collaborate on educating students and faculty about the health benefits of animal products.
Best Milking Practices Workshop Offers Training in On-Farm Culturing
February 8, 2013
Penn State Extension Dairy Team has scheduled two workshops to help increase milk quality through collecting and indentifying on-farm cultures.
January 2013 Department Highlights
January 30, 2013
Department personnel in the news: Don Ace, Zachary Stephens, Wendall Landis, Tyler Nishnick, and Dakota Grove
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.