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Department Highlights

Jonathan Campbell, Ph.D., Fills Extension Meat Science Position
September 9, 2013
Dr. Campbell will work closely with Pennsylvania's meat industry.
Middle Managers Conference Offers Skills, Discussion and Networking
September 9, 2013
Sponsored by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team, the conference will feature a keynote speaker, breakout sessions and a panel discussion.
Know your Numbers: Cropping and Nutritional Strategies To Improve a Dairy Farm's Cash Flow
August 26, 2013
Penn State's Extension Dairy Team offers a workshop for consultants focused on cash flow planning.
Williamson Named Instructor in Department of Animal Science
August 21, 2013
Ohio native Ben Williamson has been named Instructor in the Department of Animal Science; will teach, coach and work with adult and 4-H Extension Animal Science teams.
Penn State's Extension Dairy Team Introduces Expanded Version of Mobile App
August 21, 2013
DairyCentsPRO - Producer Version is a mobile app that allows dairy producers to enter farm-specific information and get information on profitability.
Dr. Jud Heinrichs Receives DeLaval Dairy Extension Award
August 6, 2013
Heinrichs recognized at the American Dairy Science Association Meeting in July for his work with dairy extension.
Penn State Dairy Science Club Named Outstanding Chapter in the Nation
July 25, 2013
The Club won outstanding chapter, was first in club website and second in yearbook. Seven members participated in the national meeting.
Penn State Animal Science Students Win National Quadrathlon
July 17, 2013
Penn State Animal Science Students took first place in the second year of the contest, after winning first last year in the quiz bowl portion of the four-part competition.
Stockmen's Club Reaches $100,000 Scholarship Goal
June 3, 2013
Penn State's Annual Equine Science Showcase and Quarter Horse Sale A Success
May 9, 2013
For the 11th year, the student-run Equine Science Showcase and Sale provided valuable hands-on experience for equine students at Penn State.
Centre County 4-H Leader Receives Carolyn Blum Memorial PA Poultry Youth Service Award
May 8, 2013
Centre County 4-H leader is recognized for her years of service and outstanding success in working with the 4-H poultry program.
Penn State's Ag Student Council Recognizes the Poultry Science Club
May 1, 2013
The Poultry Science Club was named "Student Organization of the Year" for its educational activities and community service.
Penn State Block and Bridle Club Holds 96th Annual Little International Livestock Exposition
April 30, 2013
Seventy-two students participated in the Little "I" fitting and showmanship competition on April 13 at the Snider Ag Arena.
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