Animal Health News
The Dairy Production Medicine (DPM) Certificate Program VII
May 23, 2014The Penn State Veterinary Extension group will be offering the next edition of the Dairy Production Medicine (DPM) Certificate Program for veterinarians this fall, 2014.
Stillborn Calf Research Update
May 23, 2014Earlier this year a field study was initiated to look into potential causes of stillborn calves in dairy and beef herds in Pennsylvania.
Composting Animal Mortalities
May 23, 2014Despite the best intentions and care in animal agricultural facilities there are occasional animal mortalities. Until very recently there was a viable rendering industry that would collect the deceased animal and recycle the carcass back into useful products. Changes in economics and the emergence of disease agents that must be prevented from circulating in animal herds and flocks have made rendering of carcasses much less attractive or even impossible at times.
Beef Producers Twilight Meeting
When: August 7, 2014Where: Towanda, PA
Ag Progress Days 2014
When: August 12-14, 2014Where: Pennsylvania Furnace, PA
Sheep Shearing Workshops
When: September 8-10, 2014Where: University Park, PA
Farm Energy Day
When: September 9, 2014Where: East Greenville, PA
Young Grower Alliance Service Trip to Support Sustainable Agriculture in Nicaragua
When: December 9-17, 2014Where: Leon, Nicaragua