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On June 11 & 12, a group of 22 postdocs representing seven departments in the College of Agricultural Sciences met to discuss their future as academic leaders and ways to achieve their personal goals at a Postdoc Leadership Development Program, the first of its kind hosted by Penn State.
Introducing a digital version of the college's magazine -- another way to view the magazine on your tablet, computer or mobile device. If you are accessing Penn State Ag Science digitally and want to know what the print version looks like, this is your chance.
A quick look at the Ag Advocates as they gathered at Old Main for a group photo. Kristin Leader, junior in Veterinary and Biological Sciences, dons a fine, festive hat to celebrate a new semester for the Ag Advocates.
The 2013 edition of Ag Day will unfold next week at the HUB Ballroom and the Creamery Lawn on April 3rd. Animals and farm machinery will be on the Creamery Lawn. Make sure you mark your calendars and get out to show your support for students and agriculture.
Penn State animal sciences students work to produce a promotional video for the 2013 Penn State Quarter Horse Sale.
The magazine is on the presses now with advance copies arriving this week. Here's a peek into what you'll find in the latest issue.
The series of classes focuses on developing communication skills and cultural awareness to assist and work with Spanish speaking professionals working in the Agricultural Sciences industry.
A quick look back at recently minted alumni at the graduation brunch held in the IM Building at University Park.
Students representing 36 different nations and universities from all over the United States took part in the Fulbright Global Food Security Seminar. Students had the opportunity to question experts in panel discussions at the Penn Stater Conference Hotel.
Fulbright students and guests gathered at the Hintz Alumni Center to formally begin the seminar and listen to keynote speaker Rober Thurow talk about ways to aid African farmers.
The Seminar focuses on the important topic of Global Food Security and will showcase individuals and organizations who are working towards advancing sustainable, agriculture-led growth to increase availability of food for growing populations, to make food affordable, and to increase incomes of the poor.
Building a magazine is a long series of tasks undertaken by a lot of different people in big and little ways.
The latest version of the magazine is showing up in mailboxes across the country. Find out why it's late and when to expect the next issue.
Last fall Dean McPheron hosted part of a six-segment series titled From the Farms to the Table. He talks about how research and technology benefits farmers, producers, and consumers.
A lunchtime brown bag seminar answers questions about flowback water from gas wells and the process and regulations related to wastewater management. Links to a wide range of unbiased, research based information on Marcellus Shale, gas exploration and more.
As a snow falls on Ag Hill at the end of the day the evening is painted in quiet, lovely colors and triggers memories of days past at Penn State.
An ongoing series of ads in the magazine share ideas and experiences of students, faculty, staff, and others whose contributions are part of what makes the college unique.
A short walk from my office in Ag Administration Building to the Ag Arena reminded me of the strong connection people have to Penn State and to the college.
With students away for the Thanksgiving holiday and no morning crowds clamoring for coffee and bagels the time was ripe to add the latest member of the Big Ten to the collection of university flags hanging above the store.
While most students take their exams with feet firmly on the ground, those in Hort 201 taught by instructor Jim Savage have to work hard just to have the opportunity to take their exam.