After discussions and work extending through the past year, the college's new magazine, Penn State Ag Science, is in the mail to readers across the country. We're anxious to hear your thoughts and reactions.
The hard work and dedication of Elizabeth Smith, Janelle Hartzell, Kristina McAllister, and Dustin Brown pays off as they place first overall in a competition held at the University of Rhode Island. Another example of how our academic programs and a student's co-curricular activities work together.
Faculty and students had the chance to discuss the challenges and opportunities of turning an idea into a commercial venture with four successful entrepreneurs. This event is the first in a series of lectures and discussions supported by the Harbaugh Endowment for Entrepreneurship in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
An Op-Ed piece by Dean Bruce McPheron appears in the Harrisburg Patriot. He discusses the challenges faced by agriculture in Pennsylvania and around the world.
The first in a series of portraits of students as I meet them during assignments for the magazine. These were made early in the morning at the Arboretum at Penn State as a few students arrived early to set up for Margaret Brittingham's, professor of wildlife resources, ornithology class.
Students, parents, faculty, and friends of the College gathered in Eisenhower Auditorium on May 15, 2010 to celebrate graduation.
Bright yellow fields of canola are a striking reflection of the bioenergy work being done in the College.
Researchers are studying the effects of long and short-term residues from the application of commonly used miticides in honey bee colonies as they continue to work to unravel colony collapse disorder.
The Summer/Fall 2010 issue of Penn State Ag Science is in the mail. A step forward from the last issue and reaching ahead to the next. With your help we can continue to make a better magazine.
Don't let the wild looks and excitement fool you. These students get down to business as they represent the college to a wide range of people.
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.
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.
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.
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.