Ginger D Fenton, PhD

Extension Educator, Dairy


    Milk Quality
    Dairy Food Safety
    Dairy Occupational Health and Safety
    Women in Agriculture
    FSMA - Preventive Controls for Animal Feed
    FSMA - Preventive Controls for Human Food -Dairy







    • Mercer County

    About Me

    Ginger is a dairy Extension Educator. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Science/Biology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in Food Science and Ph.D. in Pathobiology, both from Penn State University. 

    Her programs focus on milk quality and food safety from the farm to the processor. She offers programs to improve milk quality on the farm and increase profitability of farms including on-farm culturing, mastitis management, raw milk impacts on finished product quality, and value-added dairy. Her other areas of interest include farm safety and occupational health and working with women on farms.    

    Ginger also works with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) for animal food processors and dairy food processors by offering Preventive Controls for Qualified Individual courses for animal food and human food.   


    PhD, Pathobiology (Penn State University) MS, Food Science (Penn State University) BS, Environmental Science/Biology (Edinboro University of PA)