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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
From left: Cecilyann Klink, Dr. Jonathan Campbell, Katie Harvison, Jena Sigel, Hannah Grim, Kelley Jay and Steven Bookbinder.
April 25, 2014

The first meat judging team in four years competed strongly at the regional contest hosted by the Ohio State University and the University of Kentucky.

Penn State's attendees at the National Block and Bridle Convention
April 23, 2014

The Club placed second in chapter activities at the 94th National Block and Bridle Convention hosted by the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Members of the Penn State Livestock Judging team, seated, from left: Chelsea Moore, Mallory Perchinski, Nick Britt, Sarah Nafziger and Nathan Graybeal. Coach Ben Williamson is standing.
April 23, 2014

The team participated in the All East Livestock Evaluation and Judging Contest at Purdue University.

  Photo Caption: Judging team, left to right: Coach Phillip J. Clauer, Jessiah Ramsey, Hannah Misner, Sarabeth Royer and Isaac Haagen.
April 22, 2014

Department of Animal Science students placed second overall at the 67th National Poultry Judging Contest at Louisiana State University.

April 21, 2014

Penn State's Collegiate Cattlewomen and Block and Bridle Clubs joined to promote the importance of animal products in the diet.

Penn State students at the Caen Racecourse in Caen, France.
April 11, 2014

Seventeen undergraduates traveled to France for an insider's view of the thriving equine industry.

April 11, 2014

Kamat, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Animal Science, is a member of the graduate program in immunology and infectious disease.

April 11, 2014

A one-day workshop on effective feed management is scheduled for May 8 at the Farm and Home Center, Lancaster.

April 10, 2014

On April 30, dairy producers, managers and herdsmen can learn negotiating strategies to be more effective.

The Penn State Dairy Challenge team, from left, front row: Jennifer Royer and Kristin Bigelow; back row, from left: Coach Dr. Gabriela Varga, Colton Hoffman and Ariel Taxdal.
April 9, 2014

Penn State's Dairy Challenge team representing the Department of Animal Science earned a first place award at the contest held in Fort Wayne, IN.

Front Row, from left - Mikayla Fulper, Co-Chair Emily Shaw and Chair Rebecca Shaw; Back row - PA Alternate Dairy Princess Danielle Varner, Sarabeth Royer, Amy Kraus, Andy Calderwood, Luke Trice and Lindsay Royer.
April 9, 2014

Penn State Dairy Science Club hosts OsteoChallenge with 45 runners and walkers participating to raise funds.

President Rodney Erickson presents the Atherton award to Dale Olver.
March 31, 2014

Department of Animal Science's Dale Olver has been recognized for his outstanding work with students, encouraging and teaching.

At the Reichstag, from left: Corissa Steimling, Taylor Young, Deanna Miller, Lindsay Royer, Stephen Linde, Hannah Misner, Joshua Cassar, Jillian Koren, Dylan Lape, Jessiah Ramsey, Isaac Haagen, Heather Stutzman, Amy Mayer and Sarabeth Royer.
March 31, 2014

Students gained a better understanding of the thriving Germany poultry industry in visits to the University of Vechta, broiler and layer farms, research facilities and businesses that support the industry.

March 17, 2014

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team is offering the two-day certificate program for current and beginning dairy workers.

Members of Penn State’s Poultry Club at the IPPE in Atlanta. The club placed second in the nation for their activities and involvement.
February 20, 2014

The Poultry Science Club received multiple recognitions, and three members were honored for their outstanding achievements at the USPOULTRY College Student Career Program.

February 12, 2014

Penn State's Extension Dairy Team is offering four workshops for dairy producers; registration is still available and participants can choose to register with supplies for culturing included and without supplies.

January 31, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team offers training in on-farm culturing to improve income and decrease cost of treatment for mastitis.

January 30, 2014

The new mobile app, CropCents, may be used effectively by crop, dairy and beef producers.