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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
Block and Bridle Club members surround speaker Pierre Decayeux, in red sweater.
April 9, 2013

Pierre Decayeux, an organic horse dairy farmer from Normandy, France, talked about his family's farm and the uses for mare's milk.

March 25, 2013

Dr. Robert Hough will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo weekend on April 12 and 13 at University Park.

March 22, 2013

The William R. Henning Meat Science Enrichment Fund will provide funds for teaching, research and extension science programs in meat science.

March 20, 2013

Pre-certified feed management planners may register now for May 7 workshop to be held in Lancaster.

From left, back row: Teddy Fisher, Wildlife Society member; middle row, Olivia Rush, "Patty Melt," Kelsey Morgan; front row, Sarah Dorward, Amanda Mosier, Shelby Harkless and Amanda Klaboe, both Wildlife Society members.
March 19, 2013

Collegiate Cattlewomen sponsored the 7th annual Meat-In Day at the University Park Campus, with the theme, "Nice to MEAT you..Pleased to FEED you."

March 19, 2013

Eight months after the restructuring that created the Department of Animal Science, relationships are strengthened and expanded.

Penn State team accepts awards, from left: Alyssa Dietrich, Amanda Mosier, Dustin Gates and Nathan Ulmer.
March 15, 2013

Penn State team continues a winning tradition, having won the national contest 11 times since 1993.

Penn State poultry club students who attended the IPPE meeting in Georgia in January.
March 12, 2013

The Club's scrapbook won first place in the scrapbook contest, the club was third in Club of the Year contest, and Corissa Steimling placed first in the undergraduate research poster presentation contest.

March 1, 2013

Extension Dairy Team is offering a hands-on workshop on March 20 to provide insight for dairy advisory teams to use management tools more effectively.

February 26, 2013

Members of Penn State Collegiate Cattlewomen and the Penn State Block and Bridle Club will collaborate on educating students and faculty about the health benefits of animal products.

February 8, 2013

Penn State Extension Dairy Team has scheduled two workshops to help increase milk quality through collecting and indentifying on-farm cultures.

February 1, 2013

Workshops designed for English-speaking milkers and managers will emphasize proper milking techniques and standard operating procedures.

January 30, 2013

Department personnel in the news: Don Ace, Zachary Stephens, Wendall Landis, Tyler Nishnick, and Dakota Grove

January 30, 2013

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team will be featured as part of a Big Ten Network television broadcast on February 5 at 9:30 p.m. The program will highlight the Penn State community's impact locally, around the country and the world.

January 29, 2013

Register now to learn about issues that affect good rumen health and explore feeding rations and proper facilities.

Rebecca White
December 18, 2012

Rebecca White has assumed the duties of marketing manager for the Extension Dairy Team and will work with overall program development and communications.

L-R: Alek Tomazin and PSU One Cool Lady, Carolyn McGraw and PSU Lazy Lopin Lion, Courtney Claypool and PSU Obvious Score and Samantha Nissley and PSU Skip Scorin Away
December 6, 2012

The 53rd Annual PQHA Futurity and PA Classic Horse show in August provided a banner day for Penn State's horses and valuable hands-on experiences for Animal Science students.

Front, l-r: Phillip J. Clauer, Madeline Martin, Kaitlin Rogers, Francine Joyce-Martin, Haley Giedroc, Hannah Park, Helga Tate, Sandy Haagen. Back, l-r: Greg Martin, Phillip R. Clauer, Alayni Caprio, Alissa Woomer, Cheryl Chuba, Laura Chuba, Jacob Haagen.
November 30, 2012

The 4-H poultry judging team swept the National Poultry Judging contest held in Louisville, KY Nov. 14-15; others placed in top five.