Science for Solutions: Fifth Seminar of Series
January 29, 2015
"Science for Solutions" seminar series continues this Spring. Join us in exploring the many disciplines and approaches in addressing this complex problem.
Soils could keep contaminants in wastewater from reaching groundwater, streams
January 22, 2015
With endocrine-disrupting compounds affecting fish populations in rivers as close as Pennsylvania's Susquehanna and as far away as Israel's Jordan, a new research study shows that soils can filter out and break down at least some of these emerging contaminants. The results suggest that water pollution can be diminished by spraying treated wastewater on land rather than discharging it directly into streams, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Student Stories: Alumna thanks College of Ag Sciences for preparation
January 20, 2015
Rewind to the year 2008: Only a college freshman, Nicole O'Block sits nervously in anticipation of her first Ag LEAP meeting, in which she enrolled on a whim.
2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show scholarships awarded to Penn State students
January 15, 2015
Seven Penn State students, including six enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences, were among 24 who received scholarships from the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation during the 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. The students were recognized in a ceremony before the show's Junior Livestock Auction and Sale of Champions on Jan. 13.