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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
September 26, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team offers producer program on November 11 that explains crucial role cropping plays in the dairy operation.

September 24, 2014

PSU Herd Metrics App now available; Will assist with estimating annual heifer needs and heifer production.

September 4, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team announces the return of the free online Technology Tuesday Seminars.

August 13, 2014

Arizona native, Dr. Linneen brings extensive background in swine nutrition/management.

Penn State Dairy Science Club students in a group photo from October, 2013. The Club was named Outstanding Chapter in the nation at the American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division's annual meeting last week.
July 29, 2014

Continuing a tradition of outstanding national rankings, the Penn State Dairy Science Club was named Outstanding Chapter and individual members received recognition in Kansas City.

 Dr. Troy Ott and members of the Center for Reproductive Biology and Health, from left: Sreelakshmi Vasudevan, award winner; Dr. Joy Pate, professor of reproductive physiology and director of CRBH; Manasi Kamat; Lindy Steinberger; and Katie Brahnam.
June 25, 2014

Dr. Troy Ott received the J. Christian Herr award at the 34th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology.

June 25, 2014

Department of Animal Science Instructor Nancy Dreschel received the Community of Teaching Excellence Award at the June graduation events.

Penn State students pause for a photo at Keeneland Racetrack in Kentucky.
June 10, 2014

Penn State Equine Research Team students traveled to Kentucky for the fourth annual symposium, sharing information on research projects with students from the University of Kentucky and the Ohio State University.

April 28, 2014

The Department of Animal Science will honor Dr. Lilburn on May 2 at a reception at University Park. He is the second recipient of this award.

April 26, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team and the Center for Dairy Excellence are sponsoring a conference to offer tips on essentials to enhance careers.

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.