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Collegiate Poultry judging team excels at national contest in April, placing second overall among ten teams competing.
The annual sale will be held at the Snider Ag Arena, and features a demonstration of the horses, tours of Penn State's horse barn and the auction.
Brian A. Egan, instructor of equine science in the Department of Animal Science, was recognized for outstanding advising, mentoring and encouraging students to achieve their best.
Club was first in the nation for Chapter Activities, second for its website and third for its scrapbook; Amy Middleton was named Outstanding Junior.
Six Animal Science students competed in the Dairy Challenge and the Dairy Challenge Academy in Visalia, CA.
This year's "Little I" will feature special recognition of champion and reserve showmen, show managers, judging teams and others who have contributed to its success.
Club places first for third year in a row; also first in scrapbook competition. Matthew Hackenberg was second in Student of the Year contest.
The 12 Days 'Til Christmas Sale grossed $62,350 on 15 live lots and three embryo lots.
Sale will be held Tuesday, December 13; open house to view cattle is Sunday, December 11.
Joining teams from eleven northeastern U.S. colleges and two Canadian universities, five Penn State animal science majors competed at SUNY Cobleskill.
For the second year in a row, Penn State's poultry judging team topped the national poultry judging contest, with ten universities participating.
Teri Antilley, Ph.D., will be Senior Instructor of Equine Science and Equine Extension Specialist
Seven Department of Animal Science students participated in the three-day North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge and Dairy Academy at Syracuse, NY.
Ag Student Council recognized outstanding performances by students and clubs throughout the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Hattie Henderson, New Florence, Westmoreland County, is recognized by Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives search.
Elizabeth Palmer learned a lot about livestock and cattle through her internship with the United States Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska.
Josh Cassar, Lansdale, filled his undergraduate years at Penn State with activities, leading to a career in the poultry industry.
For the second straight year, Penn State's Poultry Science Club was recognized as National Club of the Year. Senior Josh Cassar was named National Member of the Year.
Team competed as representatives of the Eastern Region at the 2016 National Quiz Bowl held as part of the Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen's Beef Association Trade Show.
The team scored impressively, besting eight other universities; placed first in Breed Selection & Carcass Quality, and Egg Production & Quality.