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December 11, 2017

Debbie Griffie, extension educator and Dining with Diabetes program coordinator, talks about how the program's curriculum helps those dealing with the disease.

December 11, 2017

Craig Williams, dairy extension educator, provides recommendations for disposing of animal mortalities on the farm.

December 11, 2017

Extension educator Sandi Graham offers tips for keeping food safe at holiday gatherings.

December 9, 2017

“Uncertainties about how host animals, pathogens and disease vectors will respond to climate change are the wild card in predicting the effect of climate-induced changes in animal agriculture in the region,” said Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition.

December 9, 2017

Organic mushroom production is particularly susceptible to attack by fungal and bacterial diseases and by fly infestations, said David Beyer, professor of plant pathology.

December 8, 2017

This article profiles Larry Kuhns, professor emeritus of ornamental horticulture and owner of Kuhns Tree Farm.

December 8, 2017

Annette MaCoy, horticulture extension educator, explains abscission, the process by which deciduous trees lose their leaves in the fall.

December 8, 2017

Tom Butzler, horticulture extension educator, discusses the contributions of beekeepers in helping to conserve and promote pollinators.

December 6, 2017

In this Extension column, Penn State Master Gardener Ken Yonek offers recommendations for proper pruning of trees and shrubs.

December 5, 2017

This article features Aaron Blakney, an environmental resource management major, who received a 2017 Internship Award from the college's Alumni Society.

December 4, 2017

Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition, explains his recently published study of methane emissions from livestock in the United States.

December 3, 2017

This article quotes Margarita López-Uribe, assistant professor of entomology, about a project aimed at determining best-management practices for organic beekeeping.

December 3, 2017

This article documents how Hillary Morin Peterson, now a Penn State doctoral degree candidate in entomology, discovered a new species of wasp while conducting undergraduate research at the University of Maine.

December 3, 2017

Dave Jackson, forest resources extension educator, says good deer management includes improving habitat while simultaneously harvesting the appropriate number of female deer.

December 3, 2017

In their monthly "Dairy Outlook" column, Extension Dairy Team members Tim Beck, Rob Goodling, Virginia Ishler and Dave Swartz say known factors don't give much optimism for dairy price improvement for producers.

December 2, 2017

Emelie Swackhammer, horticulture extension educator, says everyone in the community has a role to play in fighting the spotted lanternfly.

December 2, 2017

In this column, Tom Butzler, horticulture extension educator, profiles Penn State Master Gardener Tina Clinefelter.

December 1, 2017

This feature highlighting the 100th anniversary of Penn State Extension in Schuylkill County quotes educators Dwane Miller and Tanner DelValle and mentions other staff serving the county.

December 1, 2017

Coverage of a recent Penn State Extension webinar presented by Ernest Hovingh, extension veterinarian in veterinary and biomedical sciences.

December 1, 2017

Michael Skvarla, director of the Insect Identification Lab, is quoted in the newspaper's 'Round the Square column.

November 30, 2017

Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition, comments on research led by New Zealand scientists to develop a vaccine that can reduce methane emissions from cattle.

November 29, 2017

Entomology researchers Nina Jenkins and Giovanni Bellicanta talk about Aprehend, the bed bug biopesticide they are commercializing.

November 29, 2017

The Berkey Creamery checks in at No. 2 on this list of top college ice cream shops.

November 29, 2017

John Hayes, associate professor of food science, talks about how sensory science can help enhance the palatability of healthy vegetables.

November 29, 2017

Michael Skvarla, extension educator and Insect Identification Lab director in the Department of Entomology, talks about arthropods that could be present on real Christmas trees.