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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
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.

Sandra receiving the Carolyn Blum Memorial Pennsylvania Poultry Youth Science 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.

May 1, 2013

The Poultry Science Club was named "Student Organization of the Year" for its educational activities and community service.

From left, Kyle Kerr, Jena Shaffer, Kara Riccioni, Kayla Hidlay, Sarah Farley, Clarissa Barton, Dylan Giebner, Chris MacCauley, Alyssa Dietrich, and Ethan Whiteside.
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 Poultry Judging Team, from left: Dylan Lape, Amy Mayer, Corissa Steimling, Jillian Koren and Phillip J. Clauer, coach.
April 29, 2013

Penn State students excel at the 66th National Poultry Judging Contest held at Louisiana State University.

April 17, 2013

Livestock team places fifth overall in the three day competition held at the University of Tennessee.

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.

April 15, 2013

Block and Bridle Club hosts the Fight for Life competition between Penn State and the Ohio State University.

Penn State Dairy Challenge Team, seated, from left: Dakota Grove and Jared Risser; Standing from left: Dr. Lisa Holden, Nathan Ulmer, Hannah Wentworth and Dr. Gabriella Varga.
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.

From left: Olivia Rush, Danielle Lehman, Tyler Nisknick, Julie Ivicic, Brooke Milbrandt, Katie Harvison, Mallory Perchinksi, Kelsey Derstein and adviser Ken Kephart
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.

Block and Bridle Club members surround speaker Pierre Decayeux, in red sweater.
April 9, 2013

Pierre Decayeux, an organic horse dairy farmer from Normandy, France, talked about his family's farm and the uses for mare's milk.

March 25, 2013

Dr. Robert Hough will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo weekend on April 12 and 13 at University Park.