Penn State Faculty and Students Attend World Food Prize
October 23, 2016
The World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue is an annual event held in Des Moines, Iowa, in mid-October to celebrate World Food Day. This year the College of Agricultural Sciences sponsored two Penn State students to attend.
Artificial intelligence could help farmers diagnose crop diseases
October 5, 2016
A network of computers fed a large image dataset can learn to recognize specific plant diseases with a high degree of accuracy, potentially paving the way for field-based crop-disease identification using smartphones, according to a team of researchers at Penn State and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), in Lausanne, Switzerland.