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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
Collegiate Cattlewomen at KILE, from left: Olivia Rush, Julie Ivicic, Amanda Mosier, Katie Livinston, Megan Keller and Erica Marshall, club president.
October 24, 2012

Student members assisted with the Junior Beef Breeding Show and met PA Ag Secretary George Greig.

October 23, 2012

Killian, distinguished professor emeritus of reproductive physiology, was recognized at the IV International Symposium on Animal Biology of Reproduction held last week in Brazil.

October 18, 2012

The Women in Dairy Conference is designed by dairy women for dairy women and offers outstanding educational and networking opportunities for every woman in the dairy industry.

Runners who competed in the 2012 OsteoChallenge. Event Chair Alyssa Dietrich and Co-Chair Vicky Bem are third and fourth from the right standing in the first row, with Alternate Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Heather Wasson, fifth from right.
October 16, 2012

Penn State Dairy Science Club Holds 11th Annual OsteoChallenge to raise funds for National Osteoporosis Foundation.

October 8, 2012

Penn State's Extension Dairy Team is offering a hands-on workshop to assist dairy advisory team members in using whole farm and management tools more effectively.

October 7, 2012

High school seniors are invited to attend an Open House for prospective students at the University Park campus on October 24-25.

 Dairy judging team members, from left: Dustin Gates, Rebecca Shaw, Ariel Taxdal, Isaac Haagen and coach Dale Olver. Photo courtesy of Agri-Graphics.
October 3, 2012

Penn State's Dairy Judging team won the overall contest at World Dairy Expo and placed first in team reasons.

October 1, 2012

Webinar series offered by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team provides in-depth analysis tools to dairy producers, their employees and advisers.

High Point Award Winners - 2012 State 4-H Competitive Trail Ride Left to right: Ethan Clark, Bedford County, High Point Junior 4-H Rider; Jennifer Zajaczkowski, Centre County, High Point Adult Rider; Emily Stemmler Schuylkill County, High Point Senior 4-H
September 26, 2012

The 2012 PA 4-H State Competitive Trail Ride, known as "The Keystone Ride", was held on September 14-15, 2012 in Rothrock State Forest.

September 25, 2012

"Train the Trainer" program for agribusiness offers a customized four-hour training course to gain an understanding of how to manage the extremes of volatile milk and feed prices.

September 14, 2012

Online Webinar Series Offers Ideas for Successful On-farm Resource Teams

Students visited Les Haras du Pin, the national stud farm in Normany, France.
September 10, 2012

Twenty students in the Department of Animal Science got an insider's view of the French equine industry as part of an embedded course, visiting stud farms, training and research facilities and racetracks.

Students and faculty visited Furnace Hill Holsteins in Lebanon County as part of the day-long tour.
September 6, 2012

Thirty-nine freshmen and transfer students toured agricultural enterprises throughout south central Pennsylvania to view first hand the diversity of agriculture in the Commonwealth and learn about potential career opportunities.

September 5, 2012

Free online workshops offer dairy producers, their employees and advisers opportunity to focus on the complete system for maximum efficiency and profitability.

September 3, 2012

Osteochallenge raises money for the National Osteoporosis Foundation, promoting education and research about osteoporosis.

September 3, 2012

B & B has a full slate of fall activities, beginning with a Welcome Back Picnic for new and returning students.

Francisco Diaz, Ph.D, explains how the DNA samples are processed.
August 21, 2012

The Center for Reproductive Biology and Health and the Society for the Study of Reproduction teamed up for an outreach program that attracted nearly 500 visitors.

Penn State Animal Science ADSA Team Left to Right: Joel Smith, Kelcie Degenfelder, Colton Hoffman, Amy Yeiser, Nathan Ulmer, Rebecca Shaw, Jared Risser, Brianna Isenberg, Derek Wasson, Hannah Wentworth, Dustin Gates
July 28, 2012

DAS students won the tenth quiz bowl title in 12 years, and the Dairy Science Club garnered other recognition for their activities.

Members of the winning Quiz Bowl team include, from left: Steven Bond, Sarah Doyle, Lacey Floyd, Alyssa Dietrich and Jana Peters, PSU Animal Sciences Advising Coordinator who accompanied the group.
July 25, 2012

A team of students in the Department of Animal Science took first place in the Quiz Bowl contest held as part of the first-ever academic Quadrathlon in Phoenix, AZ.

July 19, 2012

Dr. Burt Staniar, assistant professor of equine science, was recognized by ASAS for his outstanding contributions to the field of animal/dairy science.