The Department of Dairy Science offers the chance to study in a small, internationally recognized department that specializes in offering research, travel and competitive opportunities to our students.  We invite you to bring your interest in animals and let us prepare you for an exciting career in a dynamic industry with a major that has a 100% placement of graduating seniors.

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Check out the latest DASC video! This one is the second in a series on judging by Dr. Katharine Knowlton.

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Upcoming Events

Mar. 25, 2017
Little All-American
Livestock Judging Pavilion on Plantation Road

May 15, 2017
Hokie Cow Classic
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Upcoming Seminar

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Katie Olsen

"Profiting from genetic and genomic progress and other perks associated with having a PhD in dairy science"

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wallace Hall, Room 244 
4:00 PM

2016 Fall Dean's List

Katherine Alexander
Katelyn Allen
Brittany Boitnott
Claudia Bollinger
Tiffany Casteel
Daniel Comyn
Emma Currie
Nicole Hardy
Leah Jenkins
Sandra Krone
Hailey Marlatt
Abigail Maucieri
Hunter McManus
Abbigail Nunes
Christina Tayo Oduyelu
Matthew Smith
Hannah Van Dyk
Rebecca Wilkins


Dr. Ben Corl
Interim Department Head