Robert C. Goodling, Jr.

Extension Associate, Dairy


Data and Records Management
Dairy Profitability and Management
Dairy Genetics and Reproduction



About Me

Rob currently serves as a Penn State Extension Associate in the Department of Animal Science. He holds a bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Penn State and a master's degree in dairy genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

His programs focus on research and outreach programs to improve profitability on dairy enterprises. His programs include evaluating the interactions of forage quality and quantity on milk production and dairy profitability, evaluating dairy data sources and records for management decisions, and implementing financial management practices within financial software environments.

He is a member of the American Dairy Science Association, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, and Epsilon Sigma Phi Extension Professions Association.


B.S., Animal Science (Science Option), Penn State M.S., Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison