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Artificial Insemination

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Artificial Insemination Marker
Inscription.  Used for improved livestock breeding, was made feasible for dairy cattle by the work of Prof. John Almquist, who, beginning in 1944 in Borland Lab, perfected the use of antibiotics to preserve semen and developed commercial methods of using it. His internationally acclaimed research increased food production and breeding efficiency worldwide.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEducationScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
 
Location. 40° 48.074′ N, 77° 51.877′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of Curtin Road and Shortlidge Road, on the right when traveling south on Curtin Road. Located at the Borland Lab on the Penn State University Main Campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 Curtin Rd, State College PA 16803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calorimeter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ag Experiment Station (about 400 feet away); Ag Hill (about
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
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400 feet away); First Ag Degrees (about 400 feet away); Correspondence Courses (about 400 feet away); Jordan Soil Plots (about 500 feet away); Pure Food Laws (about 600 feet away); Lyman Kipp (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
More about this marker. Part of the Penn State Historical Markers program
 
Also see . . .  Penn State Historical Markers. Artificial Insemination (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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