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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
September 25, 2013

The Open House will be held October 23-24 at the University Park Campus and will enable prospective students to attend a class, tour the campus and learn to know faculty and students.

September 25, 2013

Extension Dairy Team offers hands-on workshop taught in Spanish to help producers and employees understand the importance of consistent milking practices.

September 24, 2013

Penn State's Extension Dairy Team is offering two programs on using precision technologies for maximum efficiency on dairy farms.

September 23, 2013

Free Online Webinars Cover Topics from Housing to Nutrition and Robotic Milking

Twenty students and eight faculty from Penn State University's Department of Animal Science visited three farming operations in south central Pennsylvania to learn more about the diversity of Pennsylvania agriculture.
September 10, 2013

Twenty students and eight faculty in the Department of Animal Science were part of the 2013 student industry tour to see first hand several successful agricultural enterprises.

September 9, 2013

Sponsored by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team, the conference will feature a keynote speaker, breakout sessions and a panel discussion.

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.

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, left, receives the DeLaval Dairy Extension Award from DeLaval representative Mario Lopez.
August 6, 2013

Heinrichs recognized at the American Dairy Science Association Meeting in July for his work with dairy extension.

The Penn State Dairy Science Club
July 25, 2013

The Club won outstanding chapter, was first in club website and second in yearbook. Seven members participated in the national meeting.

 The 2013 winning national Quadrathlon team from Penn State, from left: Kevin Harvatine and team members Vance Brown, Nate Ulmer, Amy Kraus and Amanda Mosier.
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.

PSU Krymsun In Blue is held by new owner Emily Smetanick Fennell of Freeport, PA, with Emily's husband Dusty Fennell beside her. Others, from left, are Jill Smetanick and trainers Tracy (foreground) and Scott Kauffman.
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.