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April 6, 2018

This web feature cites snow shoe hare research conducted by Duane Diefenbach, adjunct professor of wildlife ecology.

April 6, 2018

Matthew Kaplan, professor of intergenerational programs and aging, comments on extension programs aimed at helping grandparents who are caregivers for grandchildren and how proposed legislation would enhance state services for that audience.

April 6, 2018

Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology, and Bob Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, discuss their recently published study.

April 6, 2018

In this column, Penn State Master Gardener Mickey Stobbe previews a session from an upcoming gardening event in Allegheny County.

April 5, 2018

Jeff Graybill, agronomy extension educator, comments on the potential effects of Chinese tariffs on Pennsylvania soybean growers.

April 5, 2018

This article previews the 16th annual Equine Science Showcase and Quarter Horse Sale, which will take place April 28 at the Snider Ag Arena.

April 5, 2018

Students Paige Furtaw and Meg Gingerich talk about some of the preparations for the annual Quarter Horse Sale, organized as part of the Animal Science 117 course.

April 5, 2018

Penn State Master Gardener Joy Howell educates readers about white spring ephemerals, with a special focus on their attractiveness to pollinators.

April 4, 2018

This article references a browning-resistant mushroom developed by Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology, using CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology.

April 4, 2018

This coverage of a recent grape growers' video conference quotes Erica Smyers, doctoral student in entomology, and Julie Urban, senior research associate in entomology.

April 4, 2018

This column provides advice aimed at improving soil health and offers information about the Master Gardener program.

April 4, 2018

This article by Chelsea Hill, livestock and 4-H extension educator, summarizes local results from the recently held state 4-H livestock judging competition.

April 2, 2018

Dave Swartz, assistant director of extension for animal systems, says it will be hard for dairy farmers losing a milk contract to find alternative buyers for their milk.

April 2, 2018

Connie Schmotzer, consumer horticulture extension educator, offers tips for creating a pollinator-friendly landscape around your home.

April 2, 2018

The better your school, the better your economic opportunities, says Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural and regional economics and director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development.

April 2, 2018

This article contains information from a publication authored by Phillip Clauer, poultry extension specialist.

April 2, 2018

This blog post highlights how Penn State Turfgrass Science students invested the funds they won at a student competition last year.

April 1, 2018

Penn State turfgrass alumnus Paul Latshaw is quoted in this story, which also mentions the late turfgrass professor Joe Duich, as well as alumni Marsh Benson and Brad Owen, current Augusta National senior director of golf course and grounds and golf course superintendent, respectively.

March 31, 2018

Greg Roth, professor of agronomy, says local farmers are welcome to visit Penn State's industrial hemp research project in Lancaster County to learn more about the crop.

March 30, 2018

This multimedia story features Brian Egan, instructor in equine science, and students Kaitlyn Murphy, a senior agricultural science major with an equine science minor, and Cody McLafferty, a junior animal science major.

March 30, 2018

Bryan Swistock, water resources senior extension associate, commented at a recent public meeting about the results of U.S. Geological Survey tests of private water wells in Clinton County.

March 29, 2018

Greg Martin, poultry extension educator, comments on the reasons for an increase in poultry farms in Lancaster County.

March 29, 2018

Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition, talks about recently published research aimed at devising more accurate models to estimate the amount of the greenhouse gas produced by dairy cattle.

March 28, 2018

This Associated Press story, which appeared in several newspapers, is accompanied by a Kansas City Star photo of turfgrass science alumnus Evan Fowler, now manager of the Kansas City Royals grounds crew.

March 28, 2018

This article mentions the patent held by Majid Foolad, professor of plant genetics, for the genetic trait of high lycopene content in tomatoes -- a trait found in his recently commercialized grape tomato variety.