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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
Penn State's winning poultry judging team.  From left: Coach Phillip Clauer, Benjamin Luksic, Camille Lewandowski, Joshua Cassar and Nathan Graybeal.
May 12, 2015

Animal Science students placed second in national contest for the second straight year. Joshua Cassar was first place overall individual.

John P. Miller, left, accepts the 2015 Carolyn Blum Memorial Poultry Youth Service Award from J. Phillip Clauer, Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth and Small Specialty Flock Poultry Programs.  Miller is from Bethlehem, Northampton County.
May 11, 2015

Miller was recognized with the PA Poultry Youth Service Award at the Youth Poultry 101 Conference on May 2.

April 26, 2015

Will be Honored by Penn State's Department of Animal Science on May 1 for his innovation and leadership in the industry.

April 3, 2015

Hogue, beef nutritionist, will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo weekend on April 24 and 25 at University Park.

April 2, 2015

Penn State Collegiate Cattlewomen and Block and Bridle Club members promoted health benefits of animal products.

One of the horses sold in the 2014 Equine Sale at Penn State.
March 9, 2015

Saturday May 2 is the date for the 13th annual Penn State Equine Science Showcase and Registered Quarter Horse Sale, organized and managed by students in the equine science program.

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.

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.