Latest News

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

October 24, 2013

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team has rescheduled the Middle Managers Conference to March 5, 2014, with the same interactive program.

October 22, 2013

Penn State Extension Dairy and Veterinary Teams offer hands-on training for more effective calf management on dairy farms.

Students and faculty who participated in the September trip to Washington, D.C.
October 22, 2013

Sixteen Animal Science students traveled to Washington, D.C. in September, meeting with Congressional representatives and industry leaders.

October 17, 2013

Block and Bridle Club welcomes new members; will host Calf Sale on October 19.

October 16, 2013

Penn State Extension Dairy Team teaches accounting principles in a series of webinar modules and a hands-on workshop.

October 14, 2013

Dr. Thomas C. Jenkins, professor emeritus at Clemson University, will be honored at a departmental ceremony on October 25.

September 25, 2013

The Open House will be held October 23-24 at the University Park Campus and will enable prospective students to attend a class, tour the campus and learn to know faculty and students.

September 25, 2013

Extension Dairy Team offers hands-on workshop taught in Spanish to help producers and employees understand the importance of consistent milking practices.

September 24, 2013

Penn State's Extension Dairy Team is offering two programs on using precision technologies for maximum efficiency on dairy farms.