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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.
 
Location. 40° 48.074′ N, 77° 51.877′ W. Marker is in University Park, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of Curtin Road and Shortlidge Road, on the right when traveling south on Curtin Road. Touch for map. Located at the Borland Lab on the Penn State University Main Campus. Marker is in this post office area: University Park PA 16802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First AG Degrees (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Correspondence Courses (about 400 feet away); The Creamery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nittany Lion Shrine (approx. 0.3 miles away); Martin Luther King Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pennsylvania State University
Artificial Insemination Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Artificial Insemination Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Big Ten (approx. mile away); Champions for Equality (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University Park.
 
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Also see . . .  Penn State Historical Markers. Artificial Insemination (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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