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November 17, 2017

This story features Hillary Morin Peterson, who now is a doctoral candidate in entomology at Penn State.

November 16, 2017

This feature story profiles Hunter Swisher, a plant sciences alumnus who launched his start up company, Phospholutions, with help from the college's Entrepreneurship and Innovation program.

November 15, 2017

David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, explains a project aimed at helping growers identify crop diseases in the field.

November 15, 2017

Coverage of research conducted by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, and Maridel Fredericksen, master's degree graduate in entomology.

November 14, 2017

The Penn State Extension Master Gardener coordinator for Schuylkill County, Susan Hyland, describes how to dispose of spotted lanternfly egg masses.

November 14, 2017

Susan Hyland, Master Gardener coordinator in Schuylkill County, describes the damage done to woody plants by the spotted lanternfly.

November 14, 2017

Countries that have more ergothioneine in their diets have lower incidences of neurodegenerative diseases compared to countries -- such as the United States -- that have low amounts of ergothioneine in the diet, said Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science.

November 14, 2017

Emelie Swackhamer, horticulture extension educator, says pesticide recommendations for control of spotted lanternfly could be available in time for the 2018 growing season.

November 14, 2017

More coverage of research led by Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and director of the Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for Health.

November 13, 2017

Research conducted by Jeff Catchmark, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, is featured.

November 13, 2017

Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, explains the health benefits of two antioxidants found at high levels in mushrooms.

November 12, 2017

Marc Abrams, professor of forest ecology and physiology, is quoted in this article, which describes his research on mast (acorn) production in oak species.

November 10, 2017

This article highlights research led by Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science.

November 10, 2017

The "zombie ant" fungus may preserve an ant's brain because it needs it to drive the host to an area where it can infect other ants at the end of its life, says David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 10, 2017

Horticulture Extension Educator Emelie Swackhamer says growers and homeowners both have a responsibility to watch for spotted lanternfly.

November 10, 2017

In this column, Bill Lamont, professor emeritus of vegetable crops, describes the formation and ecological benefits of humus.

November 10, 2017

"Without a doubt, mushrooms are [the] highest dietary source" of the antioxidants ergothioneine and glutathione taken together, said Robert Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and director of the Penn State Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for Health.

November 10, 2017

"Almost like a puppeteer pulls the strings to make a marionette move, the fungus controls the ant's muscles to manipulate the host's legs and mandibles," says David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 10, 2017

This article reports on "zombie ant" research led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 9, 2017

Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, explains his research exploring the health benefits of mushrooms.

November 9, 2017

David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, and Maridel Fredericksen, master's degree alumna in entomology, talk about the findings of their recently published research.

November 9, 2017

This research, led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, was the "Top Story" of the day on the National Science Foundation's news service.

November 9, 2017

In this article, which also appeared on MSN.com, Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and director of the Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for Health, talks about his recently published study.

November 9, 2017

More coverage of recently published "zombie ant" research, quoting Associate Professor of Entomology and Biology David Hughes.

November 8, 2017

Julie Urban, senior research associate in entomology, and Tom Baker, distinguished professor of entomology and chemical ecology, discuss their research to learn more about the invasive spotted lanternfly.

November 8, 2017

In this column, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Don Cunningham highlights the Seed Farm, an agricultural incubator in which Penn State Extension is a partner.

November 8, 2017

Eileen Fabian, professor of agricultural engineering and environmental biophysics, explains how the virtual farm provides a "one-stop shop" for dairy sustainability resources.