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June 16, 2017

Penn State Extension changes how it does business to give customers what they want, when they want it, and how they want it.

June 16, 2017

New high-throughput sequencing technologies uncover a world of interacting microorganisms.

June 16, 2017

Jonathan Lynch's lab is addressing global famine with a combination of old-school methods and modern innovation.

December 21, 2016

College of Ag Sciences Undergraduates reap the benefits of hands-on learning in faculty labs.

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December 21, 2016

Scientists and extension educators in the college battle invasive species.

December 21, 2016

Penn State Bee Research Pollinates the Next Generation of Scientists

May 6, 2016

Interdisciplinary research helps faculty members in the college tackle big questions.

May 6, 2016

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is enforcing food safety activities through its new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

May 6, 2016

It's no longer just about the food. Interest in producing and consuming locally sourced fermented beverages--from wine to beer to hard cider to spirits--is growing throughout Pennsylvania, and Penn State Extension is providing educational support to both emerging and established businesses in the industry.

December 3, 2015

How the 150-year-old Penn State institution helped build a global industry.

December 3, 2015

Researchers and extension educators in the college take aim at the latest outbreak.

December 3, 2015

Taking on the rising problem of stormwater runoff.

May 12, 2015

Penn State Extension experts say the market is wide open for enterprising apple growers or ag entreprenuers looking to expand into the hard cider market.

May 12, 2015

Penn State researchers and extension educators rapidly respond to the threat of a potential invasive species.

May 12, 2015

After 50 years, members of the Penn State Stockmen’s Club continue to support the Department of Animal Science.

May 12, 2015

Staff and volunteers of the Center for Private Forests help Pennsylvania’s landowners conserve forests for generations to come.

May 12, 2015

Crowdsourcing Plant Knowledge

May 12, 2015

Our researchers explain what science reveals about GMOs—both the benefits and the risks.

January 15, 2015

It would be hard to find anyone with more enthusiasm for agriculture than Jean Lonie. The college's new director of student recruitment hopes that zeal rubs off when she talks about the opportunities available in agriculture and related industries.

January 15, 2015

This year the Berkey Creamery will be celebrating 150 years of creamery operation at Penn State beginning in 1865. Over the years the creamery has been continually changing to meet demands of the University, students, industry, and of course, ice cream lovers everywhere.