Test your knowledge of topics ranging from vertebrates and applied animal welfare to international agriculture and agricultural systems management.
The fifth annual Ag Day will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the HUB-Robeson Center.
Allison Hoover traveled to Turrialba to strengthen her Spanish language skills and explore the diverse agriculture of Costa Rica's central valley.
How can we balance sustainability and economic solvency?
When Adam Plucinski returns to Penn State this fall to begin a Master’s program in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, he will be no stranger to working in a laboratory.
After spending five days this spring studying aquaponics at the University of Arizona, Jessica Foster, a junior in horticulture with a minor in wildlife and fisheries science, and greenhouse manager Scott DiLoreto are developing the first aquaponic system at Penn State.
A senior forest science major won the STIHL Collegiate Timber-sports Championship, held June 1–3 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Think Ag Sciences might be the right educational choice for you?
The Department of Animal Science offers a range of courses emphasizing a scientific approach to horse management.
Recent graduate Michelle Myers built some strong relationships at Penn State; she also built a passion to create enduring furniture.
From the Final Exam Test your knowledge of food and food chemistry. John Coupland, professor of food science, provided a few questions faced by students in a junior-level class, Food Science 400.
Animal sciences major Emily Blade was working on a research paper about wolf-dog hybrids for class when she stumbled upon her dream internship working with wolves at the Wolf Education and Research Center in Idaho.
Every summer a select group of students in the college travels to central Mexico for four weeks of immersive Spanish, a language that’s a growing part of the agricultural industry.
When millions tune in to watch the Green Bay Packers play at home on Lambeau Field, they’ll be looking at turf maintained by fields chief Allen Johnson, graduate of the Advanced Certificate in Turfgrass Management.
Sarah Caldwell (’11 Ag BM, left) and Sarah Wickard (’11 AnSci) led students in organizing the third annual Ag Day event held near the Berkey Creamery.
Growing up on a small farm in Snyder County, Terri Woodling was no stranger to agriculture, but she never associated it with math and statistics. After two internships with the National Agricultural Statistics Service, she has a new appreciation for the calculations behind farming.
Every summer and fall students anywhere in the world have the opportunity to take AN SC 497B: Companion Animal Behavior online through World Campus. This online course is so popular that it always has a waiting list.
This fall students will have the chance to win $5,000 by competing in the Ag Business Springboard Competition—part of the college’s entrepreneurship initiative.
Amanda Miller, Environmental Resource Management major, spent last spring studying marine science in Australia.
Teaching and learning may begin in the classroom, but senior wildlife and fisheries science major Samantha Pedder is an example of how activity outside the classroom expands the college experience.