Then and Now
While the story of women in agricultural sciences today is one of rapidly growing opportunity, that wasn’t always the case.
A Day In the Life
Three students learn valuable lessons as interns of PennAg Industries at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show.
A new center focuses on research and practical applications for improving water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Food safety scientists in the College of Agricultural Sciences use research and education to protect consumers and producers from foodborne pathogen outbreaks.
Education for All
Penn State’s new UNESCO Chair in Rural Community, Leadership, and Youth Development shares his vision for building strong communities through education.
The Next 100 Years
A century ago, the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 established the cooperative extension system, with federal, state, and county governments partnering with land-grant institutions such as Penn State to translate scientific information and share it with those who could put it to use on farms and in communities across the country.