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November 28, 2017

Ten Penn State students have been selected as College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society 2017 Internship Award winners. The award, which includes a $1,000 stipend, was established to encourage students to participate in a credit or noncredit educational internship program that relates to their field of study.

November 8, 2017

Aaron Blakney always had an interest in studying — and advocating for — the environment, but he was initially concerned he wouldn’t have enough of a human impact if he went down that particular path.

November 7, 2017

"I can honestly say it would have been easier for me to climb out of a 100-foot well, though I would not have learned nearly as much."

November 7, 2017

"When we get together this year, it will be 51 years in a row," said Thomas Mischen, of Gibsonia, a 1970 graduate of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

November 1, 2017

Sterman Masser, Pennsylvania's largest potato producer, knows consumers aren't reaching for 5- and 10-pound bags of raw potatoes like they used to. Growing its business means adding more new and convenient products, so the company is eyeing a new spot in the grocery store's produce department: the ready-to-eat, precut fruits and vegetables section.

October 31, 2017

Four new Fulbright Scholars, who arrived at the College of Agricultural Sciences in August, are looking to economics, sociology, and soil and plant science research for ways to put Colombia at the forefront of the world's cacao production. Under the guidance of faculty at Penn State, they will attempt to tackle some of the country's most pervasive issues, from education to production challenges and corruption.