Department Highlights

Penn State Students Perform Well at Northeast Dairy Challenge
November 19, 2014
Penn State students on first place teams were Brandon Grumbine, Bethel, PA and Gearet FitzPatrick, Kensington, MD.
Penn State's Poultry Judging Team Places Second in National Contest
November 12, 2014
Isaac Haagen was top individual in contest which featured participation by seven universities.
Department's Holden and Ishler Conduct Workshop in Beijing, China
October 30, 2014
Three-day workshop was designed for senior managers of large dairy operations to learn how to implement successful management practices.
Chandler to be Honored as Penn State's Dairy Science 2014 Distinguished Alumnus
October 22, 2014
Chandler will be honored at a Department of Animal Science ceremony on November 7 for his significant contributions and innovative leadership.
Penn State Quarter Horses Successful at PA Quarter Horse Nittany Classic
September 26, 2014
Horses for the Nittany Classic were prepared and shown primarily by students.
Penn State Block & Bridle Club Begins Fall Activities
September 26, 2014
Thirty new initiates bring club's total membership to 130 students, and members have full agenda for fall semester.
Penn State Animal Science Junior Receives Prestigious Poultry Scholarship
September 26, 2014
Joshua Cassar was one of four students in the country to receive a scholarship from the National Poultry & Food Distributors Association.
"Crops to Cow" Program to Examine Cropping Strategies for Maximum Profitability
September 26, 2014
Penn State Extension Dairy Team offers producer program on November 11 that explains crucial role cropping plays in the dairy operation.
Penn State Extension Dairy Team Assists with Estimating Herd Dynamics
September 24, 2014
PSU Herd Metrics App now available; Will assist with estimating annual heifer needs and heifer production.
Free Online Webinars Offer Latest in Research and Relevant Topics
September 4, 2014
Penn State Extension Dairy Team announces the return of the free online Technology Tuesday Seminars.
Linneen Joins Penn State's Department of Animal Science Faculty
August 13, 2014
Arizona native, Dr. Linneen brings extensive background in swine nutrition/management.
Penn State Animal Science Professor Receives Northeast ASAS-ADSA Young Scientist-Research Award
July 31, 2014
Kevin Harvatine, Ph.D., was recognized at the JAM of ADSA and ASAS in Kansas City for his contributions as a researcher.
Penn State Dairy Science Club Named Outstanding Chapter at ADS
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.
Penn State Researcher Recognized for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
June 25, 2014
Dr. Troy Ott received the J. Christian Herr award at the 34th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology.
Dreschel Recognized for Teaching Excellence
June 25, 2014
Department of Animal Science Instructor Nancy Dreschel received the Community of Teaching Excellence Award at the June graduation events.
Equine Research Team Participates in Symposium
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.
Dr. Michael Lilburn Named Poultry Science Distinguished Alumnus
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.
May 15 Conference Provides Tips on Necessary Skills
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.
Penn State Students Excel at Southeastern Meat Judging Contest
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 Block and Bridle Club Recognized at National 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.