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Research aims to help cacao producers, chocolate makers boost profits
February 19, 2018
Craft chocolate — made with fine flavor cacao beans and valued for its distinctive flavors and high quality — is gaining a fast following, and research underway in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences is aimed at helping bean growers and bar makers benefit from this trend.
Call for proposals for Indigenous Knowledge Student Research Awards
January 9, 2018
Proposals are now being accepted for the M.G. Whiting Indigenous Knowledge Student Research Awards, with a maximum amount of $1500 awarded per project. The deadline for proposals is Feb. 23, and the requirements and additional details are available online.
Farmers in Kenya willing, able to ramp up croton nut output for biofuel
December 30, 2017
Small-holder farmers in Kenya have the capacity and desire to play a major role in the scale-up of biofuel production from agroforestry, according to a Penn State forest economist, who led a study in the East African country.