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College in the Media

January 18, 2018

This article features research by Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology, to develop a gene-edited mushroom that resists browning.

January 18, 2018

Memie Christie, a nutrition education adviser with Penn State Extension Nutrition Links, talks about what the program offers participants.

January 18, 2018

Kate Wenner, a senior agribusiness management major who gives tours of Old Main as a Penn State Lion Ambassador, comments on the significance of the Land-Grant Frescoes.

January 17, 2018

This article quotes former college entomologists Diana Cox-Foster and Dennis vanEngelsdorp and mentions the research they did while at Penn State during the "colony collapse disorder" crisis affecting honey bees.

January 17, 2018

Rick Bates, professor of horticulture, is quoted about the project he leads in Cambodia to promote sustainable agricultural intensification.

January 17, 2018

Claire Coombs, field and forage crops extension educator, offers advice for growers in choosing the right corn and soybean varieties for the coming planting season.

January 13, 2018

This column highlights a bedbug biopesticide developed by a research team led by Nina Jenkins, senior research associate in entomology.

January 13, 2018

In an article that appeared originally on "The Conversation," Susan Boser and Diane Oleson, water resources extension educators, explain the factors that affect the quality of drinking water sources.

January 13, 2018

Bill Lamont, professor emeritus of horticulture, offers advice to avoid winter damage to landscape plants.

January 12, 2018

President Andrea Repetz and Sentinel Julia Jumper of 4-H State Council appear on the "Good Day PA!" program to discuss 4-H and its presence at the state Farm Show.

January 12, 2018

This article profiles Megan Wilkerson, a dual-title doctoral degree candidate in entomology and in international agriculture and development.

January 11, 2018

Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, is quoted about his research on the antioxidant properties of mushrooms.

January 11, 2018

Christina Grozinger, distinguished professor of entomology and director of the Center for Pollinator Research, is featured in a news story and video coverage of the announcement of the Pennsylvania Pollinator Protection Plan, which she co-authored.

January 11, 2018

Ed Johnstonbaugh, renewable energy extension educator, comments on a plan to provide solar energy to a local municipal sewage treatment plant.

January 10, 2018

Andy Muza, horticulture extension educator, says recent heavy snowfall could help insulate the ground and protect vineyards and orchards from extreme cold.

January 9, 2018

David Munoz, a doctoral candidate in ecology advised by David Miller, assistant professor of wildlife population ecology, describes research aimed at more easily keeping track of declining populations of amphibians.

January 9, 2018

“When it comes to weed prevention in greenhouses, a good place to start is at the greenhouse door,” said Lee Stivers, horticulture extension educator.

January 8, 2018

Victoria Braithwaite, professor of fisheries and biology, is quoted in this article.

January 8, 2018

Steve Ward, Penn State Extension master gardener coordinator for Lackawanna County, stresses the importance of public vigilance in combating the spotted lanternfly.

January 7, 2018

Sarah Albinson, senior agribusiness management major, and Kate Meyer, junior animal science major, talk about their experience caring for the college's horse herd.

January 7, 2018

In this Farm Show-themed column, Stephanie Shirk, client relations manager for Penn State Extension's Area 9, is quoted about the new extension website and the importance of technology in agriculture.

January 7, 2018

Jonathan Ziegler, marketing specialist in the Communications and Marketing unit, says the Penn State exhibit at the Farm Show allows college personnel to reach the ag industry, homeowners, hobbyists, home gardeners and others who they might not typically interact with.

January 6, 2018

The college's involvement at the Pennsylvania Farm Show is highlighted in this preview story.

January 5, 2018

Luke LaBorde, professor of food science, comments on the challenges FDA faces when deciding whether to issue a food recall.

January 5, 2018

Mary Ehret, health and nutrition extension educator, offers tips for incorporating more vegetables into your diet.

January 5, 2018

This article highlights the Strengthening Families program, which is aimed at helping children and parents navigate the teen years while guarding against substance abuse.

January 5, 2018

Hillary Morin Peterson, a graduate student in entomology, and Greg Krawczyk, associate professor and extension tree fruit entomologist, talk about the discovery of a wasp in Pennsylvania that's a natural enemy of the brown marmorated stink bug.

January 5, 2018

Del Voight, agronomy extension educator, discusses factors that affected 2017 soybean yields in Pennsylvania.