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

January 30, 2014

This webinar series on beef production topics will be offered online or at various Penn State Extension offices throughout the state, and will feature topics of current interest.

January 29, 2014

The hands-on workshop is designed for English-speaking milkers and managers to help implement consistent milking practices to increase productivity and profitability.

Team members from left: Sarah Nafziger, Dylan Martin, Clarissa Barton, Nicholas Britt, and Kara Riccioni. Team members not present in the photo are Mallory Perchinski and Olivia Rush.
January 28, 2014

PSU judging team competes in the collegiate judging contest at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

Block and Bridle students assisting at the Pennsylvania Livestock Association food booth at the Farm Show. From left: Mallory Perchinski, White Deer; Alyssa Sheppard, New Derry; and Danielle Sheppard, New Derry, Block and Bridle alum.
January 28, 2014

The Block and Bridle Club begins 2014 by helping the Pennsylvania Livestock Association and preparing for the Little International Expo.

Penn State's Poultry Judging Team, front, from left: Jillian Koren, Corissa Steimling and Amy Mayer; back, Dylan Lape and Coach Phillip Clauer.
December 5, 2013

Penn State's Poultry Judging team placed fourth overall, second in Egg Production and Quality division and fourth in Broiler Selection and Carcass Quality Division.

November 23, 2013

Penn State Extension Dairy Team offers a training program focusing on cropping and feeding management.

October 24, 2013

The Nittany Lion Fall Classic on October 26 will feature a calf to benefit the Penn State Dairy Challenge Team fund.