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Oil and gas development in northern Pennsylvania and the current build-out of shale-gas infrastructure may be accelerating changes in songbird communities.

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If you’re planning to become pregnant, you probably know you need to stock your body with folic acid. But it turns out zinc may also be needed before conception to ensure a healthy pregnancy.

After killing its host, the so-called zombie ant fungus grows from the cadaver and produces spores, which rain down on the forest floor to infect new hosts

Killer fungus leaves ants dead at the “doorstep” of the colony.

Centinari is assistant professor of viticulture and has expertise in wine grape production, grapevine physiology, and cover crops. Her work helps Pennsylvania wine growers produce high-quality grapes.

The Hamer Foundation has committed $500,000 over five years to support the Center for Private Forests. The center, housed in the College of Agricultural Sciences, uses applied research and outreach to address opportunities associated with owning and managing privately held forests.

The College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society has created a Trustee Scholarship to maximize the impact of private giving and direct funds to students as quickly as possible.

The Armsby Honor Society gains three new members.

Each year the college recognizes faculty members and staff with the Excellence in Academic Advising Award.

Lisa (Rankin) Kirby '10 AG BM, the Ag Alumni Society's first student intern, is a newly elected alumni society board member.

Sometimes an organization needs to be nimble and respond to situations fast. The College of Agricultural Sciences finds itself in that position often and is familiar with what it means to be prepared for the unexpected. Responding to disease outbreaks, the sudden appearance of new pests, or the ravages of natural disasters are part of the reason a Land Grant institution exists.

While the story of women in agricultural sciences today is one of rapidly growing opportunity, that wasn’t always the case.

Perkins is the Director of Penn State Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness.

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.

The difference between 68°F and 82°F could be the difference between life and death.

Creating agricultural entrepreneurs can help to feed a continent.

With a $5 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, Professor of Plant Nutrition Jonathan Lynch believes he can build a better bean.