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

March 22, 2013

The William R. Henning Meat Science Enrichment Fund will provide funds for teaching, research and extension science programs in meat science.

March 20, 2013

Pre-certified feed management planners may register now for May 7 workshop to be held in Lancaster.

From left, back row: Teddy Fisher, Wildlife Society member; middle row, Olivia Rush, "Patty Melt," Kelsey Morgan; front row, Sarah Dorward, Amanda Mosier, Shelby Harkless and Amanda Klaboe, both Wildlife Society members.
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."

March 19, 2013

Eight months after the restructuring that created the Department of Animal Science, relationships are strengthened and expanded.

Penn State team accepts awards, from left: Alyssa Dietrich, Amanda Mosier, Dustin Gates and Nathan Ulmer.
March 15, 2013

Penn State team continues a winning tradition, having won the national contest 11 times since 1993.

Penn State poultry club students who attended the IPPE meeting in Georgia in January.
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.

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.

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.

February 8, 2013

Penn State Extension Dairy Team has scheduled two workshops to help increase milk quality through collecting and indentifying on-farm cultures.

February 1, 2013

Workshops designed for English-speaking milkers and managers will emphasize proper milking techniques and standard operating procedures.

January 30, 2013

Department personnel in the news: Don Ace, Zachary Stephens, Wendall Landis, Tyler Nishnick, and Dakota Grove

January 30, 2013

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team will be featured as part of a Big Ten Network television broadcast on February 5 at 9:30 p.m. The program will highlight the Penn State community's impact locally, around the country and the world.