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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
November 26, 2012

Because of the impact of Hurricane Sandy, a Tools for Teams workshop is now scheduled for December 18 in Blair County.

PSU Dynamic Krymsun surrounded by Department of Animal Science faculty, staff and students and Randy Mitchell Quarter Horses.
November 20, 2012

Stallion garners two top ten finishes, one in the Performance Halter Stallions Class and one in the Green Western Riding Class.

November 19, 2012

Seven Animal Science students received recognition as members of platinum, gold and silver teams after evaluating dairy operations at the event held in Maine.

 Penn State poultry judging team - Seated, Thomas Edwards and Sarah Nafziger; Standing, from left, Coach Phillip Clauer, Jared McIntire and Stephen Linde.
November 14, 2012

The poultry judging team placed second overall in national competition in Arkansas, just eight points out of first place.

November 5, 2012

The Nittany Lion Fall Classic on November 10 will feature a calf to benefit the Penn State Dairy Challenge Team fund.

November 5, 2012

The Penn State Extension Dairy and Veterinary teams are holding two workshops on dairy obstetrics and successful calf care, one in Bradford County and one in Blair County.

Collegiate Cattlewomen Olivia Rush (left) and Jenessa Deeter play a trivia game with spectators of the 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta.
October 31, 2012

Two Animal Science students worked with the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative and the South Dakota Beef Council in promoting beef at the 48th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta.

October 30, 2012

There's still time to register and take advantage of the educational programs being offered for dairy producers and their employees throughout November.

October 30, 2012

The scholarship will benefit Animal Science students, specifically one who has an interest in dairy cattle breeding and genetics.

Collegiate Cattlewomen at KILE, from left: Olivia Rush, Julie Ivicic, Amanda Mosier, Katie Livinston, Megan Keller and Erica Marshall, club president.
October 24, 2012

Student members assisted with the Junior Beef Breeding Show and met PA Ag Secretary George Greig.

October 23, 2012

Killian, distinguished professor emeritus of reproductive physiology, was recognized at the IV International Symposium on Animal Biology of Reproduction held last week in Brazil.

October 18, 2012

The Women in Dairy Conference is designed by dairy women for dairy women and offers outstanding educational and networking opportunities for every woman in the dairy industry.

Runners who competed in the 2012 OsteoChallenge. Event Chair Alyssa Dietrich and Co-Chair Vicky Bem are third and fourth from the right standing in the first row, with Alternate Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Heather Wasson, fifth from right.
October 16, 2012

Penn State Dairy Science Club Holds 11th Annual OsteoChallenge to raise funds for National Osteoporosis Foundation.

October 8, 2012

Penn State's Extension Dairy Team is offering a hands-on workshop to assist dairy advisory team members in using whole farm and management tools more effectively.

October 7, 2012

High school seniors are invited to attend an Open House for prospective students at the University Park campus on October 24-25.

 Dairy judging team members, from left: Dustin Gates, Rebecca Shaw, Ariel Taxdal, Isaac Haagen and coach Dale Olver. Photo courtesy of Agri-Graphics.
October 3, 2012

Penn State's Dairy Judging team won the overall contest at World Dairy Expo and placed first in team reasons.

October 1, 2012

Webinar series offered by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team provides in-depth analysis tools to dairy producers, their employees and advisers.

High Point Award Winners - 2012 State 4-H Competitive Trail Ride Left to right: Ethan Clark, Bedford County, High Point Junior 4-H Rider; Jennifer Zajaczkowski, Centre County, High Point Adult Rider; Emily Stemmler Schuylkill County, High Point Senior 4-H
September 26, 2012

The 2012 PA 4-H State Competitive Trail Ride, known as "The Keystone Ride", was held on September 14-15, 2012 in Rothrock State Forest.