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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
Top team at NESA, from left: Olivia Rush, Chad Horst, Stephen Smith and Amy Kraus
February 19, 2015

Penn State was top team overall, and individual teams placed first, second, third and seventh, with teams from 10 institutions participating.

Top row, from left: Kaitlyn Carey, Ezra Swope, Chris McCauley, Jaylene Lesher and Emma Foster.  Bottom row, from left: Andrea Foore, Emily Line, Elizabeth Palmer and Angela Becker.
February 18, 2015

Penn State Animal Science students attended educational sessions and participated in the trade show; Dr. Sara Linneen received a grant from the American National Cattlewomen.

Front:Danielle Corcoran, Camille Lewandowski, Danielle Wilson, Hannah Misner, Lindsay Royer, Sarabeth Royer; Back:Nathan Graybeal, Isaac Haagen, Ben Luksic, Katherine Baluch, Joshua Cassar, Christopher Pickard, Stephen Linde and Phillip Clauer
February 16, 2015

Penn State's Poultry Science Club was recognized as the top club in the country at the 2015 International Poultry and Processing Exposition in Atlanta; Hannah Misner was second in member of the year competition.

February 12, 2015

The Penn State Dairy Science Club and Alpha Zeta Fraternity will host a benefit for the Burdette and Stiles families, who suffered a tragic house fire last May.

Winning team members for Penn State are, from left: Olivia Rush, Amy Kraus, Chad Horst and Stephen Smith.
February 11, 2015

Penn State teams have won the contest, held at the Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen's Beef Association, twelve times.

January 13, 2015

Extension Dairy Team offers workshops on Advance Cash Flow for those who previously have completed cash flows for their operations.

January 12, 2015

Return for second training for senior managers of Fuyuan Farms in Wuqiang County.

December 17, 2014

Brian Egan, instructor of Equine Science in the Department of Animal Science, received the Paul R. and Joan M. Shellenberger Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from the College of Agricultural Sciences.

December 16, 2014

Department of Animal Science's Dr. Nancy Dreschel is recognized by the College of Agricultural Sciences.

December 14, 2014

Appropriate job descriptions communicate the image of a well-managed business and can be useful in a very competitive labor market.

December 10, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team and Center for Dairy Excellence created publications to help producers detect and correct problems early.

December 10, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team is hosting a series of webinars teaching agricultural accounting principles using QuickBooks software.

December 3, 2014

Workshops will focus on learning successful negotiation strategies for positive interactions.

Pennsylvania's delegation, from left: Sandy Haagen, Brandon Long, Taylor Mauk, Brian Cameron, Kayleigh Rine, Gregory Martin, Sierra Rider, Mathew Holliday, Matthew Kasopsky, Phillip J. Clauer and Denise Holliday.
December 3, 2014

Pennsylvania's Avian Bowl team placed second overall and the Poultry Judging team placed fourth overall.

PSU Collegiate Chapter of Farm Bureau members: Back row, Adviser Ron Hoover, William H. Ziemendorf, David Zimmerman, Tyler Funk; Front, Advisor Dr. Ann Swinker, Nicole McCord, Kelley Jay and Angela Becker.
November 25, 2014

Collegiate Chapter member William H. Ziemendorf will participate in the national competition in February.

November 21, 2014

Dairy Team and Extension Veterinary Team offer program on Dairy Obstetrics and Calf Sense for new and experienced dairymen.

November 21, 2014

Three online seminars focus on grazing for dairy systems. The first is December 10; register by December 9.

Brandon Grumbine, Bethel, standing, middle, was on the first place team that evaluated Hess Dairy Farm, Mount Joy.
November 19, 2014

Penn State students on first place teams were Brandon Grumbine, Bethel, PA and Gearet FitzPatrick, Kensington, MD.

Front row, from left: Lindsay Royer, Hannah Misner and Sarabeth Royer. Second Row: Isaac Haagen, left, and Coach Phillip Clauer.
November 12, 2014

Isaac Haagen was top individual in contest which featured participation by seven universities.