About us

The NittanyCow Team


       NittanyCow Dairy Ration Evaluator is solely owned and developed by Nittany Dairy Nutrition, under the guidance of Dr. Robert A. Patton (Bob). Dr. Patton, a former dairy farmer in Pennsylvania’s Nittany  Valley, has been a dairy industry professional for over 25 years in  various roles as an extension agent, researcher, technical salesmen,  nutritional consultant, and – of course – software developer. Drawing on his vast experience in both scientific research and  the dairy business, Dr. Patton created NittanyCow to be the dairy  industry’s premier dairy ration evaluator, incorporating new exclusive  features and revised models of previous software generations to create  the most complete, accurate, and reliable evaluator on the market.  For more information on Dr. Patton, please check out his background (pdf) and reference list (pdf) or visit the web site at NittanyDairyNutrition.com.     

       NittanyCow is marketed and supported by NittanyCow Software Services, under the direction of Bob's son, Jake Patton. Jake is the primary manager of marketing, customer support  services, and administration of NittanyCow. NittanyCow Software Services owns the exclusive marketing rights  to the NittanyCow program, and is wholely dedicated to delivering Dr.  Patton’s NittanyCow software to industry professionals around the world  while providing friendly and reliable customer support.