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

September 26, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team offers producer program on November 11 that explains crucial role cropping plays in the dairy operation.

September 24, 2014

PSU Herd Metrics App now available; Will assist with estimating annual heifer needs and heifer production.

September 4, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team announces the return of the free online Technology Tuesday Seminars.

August 13, 2014

Arizona native, Dr. Linneen brings extensive background in swine nutrition/management.

Penn State Dairy Science Club students in a group photo from October, 2013. The Club was named Outstanding Chapter in the nation at the American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division's annual meeting last week.
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.

 Dr. Troy Ott and members of the Center for Reproductive Biology and Health, from left: Sreelakshmi Vasudevan, award winner; Dr. Joy Pate, professor of reproductive physiology and director of CRBH; Manasi Kamat; Lindy Steinberger; and Katie Brahnam.
June 25, 2014

Dr. Troy Ott received the J. Christian Herr award at the 34th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology.

June 25, 2014

Department of Animal Science Instructor Nancy Dreschel received the Community of Teaching Excellence Award at the June graduation events.

Penn State students pause for a photo at Keeneland Racetrack in Kentucky.
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.

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.