Companies could make the switch to wood power
December 3, 2013
Some companies could economically convert their operations to wood boilers for heat and power, according to a team of forestry researchers.
Student Stories: Environmental major studies marine issues in Bonaire
November 26, 2013
Alexandra Lukasiewicz got an up-close look at the oceans' mysteries while she studied abroad in Bonaire.
Deer hunters, be sure downed animal was healthy before eating venison
November 22, 2013
Food-safety specialists with Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences annually issue warnings to deer hunters to keep food safety in mind if they are fortunate enough to get a buck or a doe, and this fall is no exception. However, this year because of the discovery of chronic wasting disease in wild Pennsylvania deer, they are cautioning hunters to be sure their animal appears healthy.
Penn State economists: Loss of middle-wage jobs widens income gap in Pa.
November 19, 2013
From 2001 to 2011, the Pennsylvania workforce underwent a marked shift from higher-paying to lower-paying jobs, a trend that could have serious implications for the state's economy, according to a new report by economists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.