College in the Media
Jim Frazier, professor emeritus of entomology, says finding the causes of honey bee decline is more complicated than trying to cure cancer.
In this article about CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology, Doudna mentions the CRISPR mushroom developed by Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology.
Jonathan Lynch, distinguished professor of plant nutrition, is quoted about a recent $7 million grant he received to design a system that can identify and screen for high-yielding, deeper-rooted crops.
In this column, Virginia Ishler, dairy extension specialist, explains how to get to the bottom of falling milk production.
Stacy Reed, food safety extension educator, offers tips for keeping food safe when the electricity goes off.
To keep their farms going for future generations, farm families should start transition planning as early as possible, says John Wodehouse, agricultural business extension educator.
Heather Manzo, ag entrepreneurship and community economic development extension educator, comments about the health dangers of lead for those gardening in urban soils.
Brian Moyer, agricultural marketing extension program assistant, says consumers have more options now for buying locally grown food.
Pam Paletta, 4-H extension educator, says participating in a food bank collection drive illustrates 4-H's commitment to community service.
Penn State Master Gardener Steve Piskor separates fact from myth when it comes to planting and maintaining trees in your landscape.
Gardening columnist George Weigel summarizes several Penn State research projects on topics such as deer browsing effects on invasive plant species, ash tree resistance to emerald ash borer, and using smartphones to diagnose crop diseases.
Andrew Read, professor of biology and entomology, discusses research suggesting that patient outcomes sometimes may be better if a disease can be contained rather than destroyed.
Chuck Ray, associate professor of wood product operations, talks about the importance of Penn State's wood collection, which is one of the largest in the world.
Berkey Creamery quality manager Michelle Orner discusses the science behind keeping creamery dairy products safe and consistent.
This article provides answers to three common questions about liability on the farm, from the Ag Alternatives website authored by Jayson Harper, professor of agricultural economics, and Lynn Kime, extension associate in agricultural economics.
Understanding the genetic basis of disease resistance will help cacao farmers and food manufacturers fill the demand for chocolate, says Mark Guiltinan, professor of plant molecular biology.
Penn State Master Gardener Connie Holland offers information for selecting plants from the Perennial Plant of the Year list.
A profile of Penn State turfgrass science alumnus and Atlanta Falcons employee Collin Meyers.
Jonathan Lynch, professor of plant nutrition, is featured after being named a distinguished professor by the university.
Bob Roberts, professor and head of food science, describes how to keep guacamole looking fresh in storage.
Bob Brown, livestock and 4-H extension educator, offers safety tips for operating tractors and all-terrain vehicles.
Jim Burridge, Ph.D. candidate in horticulture, talks about research to develop and disseminate new varieties of beans that are better adapted to expected climatic conditions of the future.
This article mentions a gene-edited mushroom developed by Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology.
Andy McNitt, professor of soil science and director of the Center for Sports Surface Research, says he's seen no trend in the scientific data linking cancer risk to artificial turf containing rubber infill.
Planting your garden in bales of straw provides flexibility in space and design, says Penn State Master Gardener Martha Murdock.
Coverage of a presentation delivered by Matt Thomas, professor and Huck Scholar in Ecological Entomology.
Penn State Master Gardener Carol Pappas offers recommendations for how homeowners can attract and help honey bees and other pollinators in their landscape.
A profile of Mauricio Rosales, a new dairy extension educator based in Lancaster County.
Sjoerd Duiker, associate professor of soil management and applied soil physics, helps explain the growing popularity of radishes as a winter cover crop.
This story highlights Penn State students who received Pennsylvania Farm Show Foundation scholarships during the 2017 event.