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Food safety scientists in the College of Agricultural Sciences use research and education to protect consumers and producers from foodborne pathogen outbreaks.

Penn State’s new UNESCO Chair in Rural Community, Leadership, and Youth Development shares his vision for building strong communities through education.

Pennsylvania 4-H receives major gift from Shell Oil Company.

Students in all academic majors across the University have an opportunity to explore their entrepreneurial side by pursuing the newly created intercollege minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. And the College of Agricultural Sciences is a major player in the program.

In the United States, more than two million youth work in agricultural production, which is among the country’s most hazardous industries. Reducing the risk of injury or death for young people on farms is the goal of a new project aimed at developing a coordinated national approach to youth farm safety education.

What's one of the things that makes the College of Agricultural Sciences so special? It's the long term relationships that develop between students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the college that make the place feel like home.

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.

As spring turns Pennsylvania’s fields and forests lush and green—and outdoors enthusiasts go hiking, mountain biking, trout fishing, gobbler hunting, camping, canoeing, kayaking, and more—they will be greeted by sun and fun and at least one dangerous pest: blacklegged ticks.

Senior horticulture student Sean Fitzsimmons lands a dream internship and face time with CEO Anna Ball.

Ever pump air out of a half consumed bottle of wine to preserve the vino for future enjoyment? That process might be a thing of the past if research by Penn State food scientists bears fruit.

Maybe not, according to a survey of roadside springs in Pennsylvania led by water resources extension educators James Clark and Diane Oleson.

College of Ag Sciences researchers team up with the intestinal bacteria in mice to battle the bulge.

Thinking about raising chickens in your backyard? Poultry expert Phillip Clauer has a few tips to help you keep your hens — and your neighbors — happy.

The college’s new dual-title graduate degree program in International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) has graduated its first two students: Anna Testen, who received her primary master’s degree in plant pathology, and Brad Olson, who received his primary master’s degree in agricultural and extension education.

Daily temperature variation has a greater effect than average monthly temperature on identifying risk of malaria infection.

Penn State research helps the mushroom industry turn up the heat on human pathogens.

How a teacher revived student interest in agricultural education.