Gettin' dirty: Agroecology major excels as member of U.S. soil-judging team
August 22, 2014
The study of agricultural sciences can lead to incredible opportunities. Penn State student Nancy Kammerer discovered this firsthand during her recent trip to Jeju, South Korea, for the first International Soil Judging Contest.
Student Stories: Alumna puts ag degrees to use promoting food security
May 19, 2014
Innovation is key when dealing with issues such as poverty, food security and conservation, according to Dana James, a recent graduate of the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Student Stories: Not a dirty job -- alumnus enjoys work in soil industry
April 2, 2014
Long before Cory Chelko graduated from Penn State in 2011, he knew that working with soils was what he wanted to do. Growing up around farms in Sarver, Pa., piqued his interest, as did the potential for real-world applications of the agricultural sciences. Today, as a zone support coordinator at TA Seeds, Chelko provides technical support on products and promotes research and sales behind the scenes.