Agriculture and Environment Center

The center is a focal point for cross-disciplinary research and outreach on air and water quality, soil conservation, invasive species, climate change and other environmental issues of consequence to agriculture.

Agriculture and Environment Center News

Martenas Planting
Feature Spotlight: It Starts in the Headwaters: AEC Teams with Landowners on Chiques Creek Restoration Project
November 17, 2017
The AEC and its Chiques Creek partners help horse owners meet their conservation goals.
Attendees listen to presenations at Stormwater Conference
Research Spotlight: Overcoming Barriers to Green Infrastructure Solutions
November 17, 2017
Over 70 attended a Chesapeake Stormwater Summit on October 27 which highlighted Penn State research exploring the barriers to greater adoption of green infrastructure approaches to stormwater management, and discussed recommendations for overcoming them.
York Master Watershed Stewards
Extension Spotlight: Master Watershed Stewards Help Meet York County’s Clean Water Goals
November 17, 2017
Penn State Extension’s Master Watershed Stewards Program came to York County in 2016 and is educating, training and activating citizens to help meet the county’s clean water goals.
Student Spotlight: The AEC welcomes three new interns for Fall 2017!
November 17, 2017
The AEC brought on board three new interns for the fall semester. Meet Sean, Bill, and Aidan.
Tree planting in the Lower Susquehanna
Volunteers Green the Lower Susquehanna This Fall
November 17, 2017
From Lititz to Hershey, Greening the Lower Susquehanna volunteers planted hundreds of trees this fall to help improve water quality in priority watersheds in the Lower Susquehanna region.