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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
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.

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.

From left: Yelena Yang, Vivian Song,  Virginia Ishler, Lisa Holden and Claudia Weng.
October 30, 2014

Three-day workshop was designed for senior managers of large dairy operations to learn how to implement successful management practices.

October 22, 2014

Chandler will be honored at a Department of Animal Science ceremony on November 7 for his significant contributions and innovative leadership.

September 26, 2014

Thirty new initiates bring club's total membership to 130 students, and members have full agenda for fall semester.

September 26, 2014

Joshua Cassar was one of four students in the country to receive a scholarship from the National Poultry & Food Distributors Association.