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College in the Media

March 27, 2018

Margarita Lopez-Uribe, assistant professor of entomology, was a guest on the "1A" program to discuss pollinator health and the importance of feral bee species.

March 27, 2018

This article highlights -- and provides links to -- information and recommendations from Penn State Extension.

March 26, 2018

Plant geneticist Majid Foolad discusses the first commercial variety developed by his tomato-breeding program.

March 24, 2018

In this column, Lynn James, health and nutrition extension educator, offers tips for how restaurant meals can be made more healthy.

March 23, 2018

Logan Hall, 4-H youth development extension educator, talks about the community service ethic that youth develop through participation in 4-H.

March 23, 2018

Majid Foolad, professor of plant genetics, talks about his breeding program that produced a newly commercialized variety of grape tomato.

March 21, 2018

Dean Rick Roush and entomologists Nina Jenkins and Tom Baker are quoted about research aimed at finding solutions to phorid fly infestations.

March 21, 2018

This article features IPM information and a photo from Penn State Extension.

March 21, 2018

This article highlights the development of Valentine, a grape tomato that grew from the breeding program of Majid Foolad, professor of plant genetics.

March 20, 2018

Officials are as concerned about the spotted lanternfly as they are about other invasive pests that threaten landscapes and crops, said Scott Sjolander, renewable natural resources extension educator.

March 20, 2018

In this column, Jennifer Fetter, renewable natural resources extension educator, highlights a new manure management curriculum guide aimed at youth.

March 19, 2018

This article quotes Michael Martin, 4-H youth development extension educator, about the 4-H Therapeutic Riding Center in Franklin County.

March 19, 2018

This coverage of the recent Eastern Pennsylvania Potato Day quotes Mike Peck, research technologist in plant pathology and environmental microbiology, and retired agriculture extension educator Bob Leiby, now an agronomist with the Pennsylvania Co-operative Potato Growers.

March 18, 2018

Mauricio Rosales, dairy extension educator, is quoted in this story, which originally appeared in Lancaster Newspapers (via LancasterOnline.com).

March 18, 2018

Marc Abrams, a professor of forest ecology and physiology, says it's not just the western United States that is prone to devastating wildfires.

March 16, 2018

Coverage of a Franklin County Commissioners meeting at which Tim Abbey, horticulture extension educator, talked about the invasive spotted lanternfly.

March 16, 2018

Cheryl Brendel, Master Gardener coordinator in Greene County, says warm season crops such as eggplant, tomatoes, peppers and melons perform better if started from seed indoors and transplanted outdoors after the risk of frost has passed.

March 16, 2018

Tim Abbey, horticulture extension educator, briefed Franklin County commissioners about the spotted lanternfly.

March 16, 2018

The goal of Susquehanna County's Junior Master Gardener program is to motivate children ages 10-13 to achieve certification as a Junior Master Gardener and to be involved in community service, while working closely with certified Master Gardeners.

March 16, 2018

Val Sesler, Master Gardener coordinator in Fayette County, said Master Gardeners will have talked to 1,255 first-grade students in 24 schools about poison prevention during February and March.

March 15, 2018

This column, written by a 4-H member in observance of 4-H Week, relates 4-H history in Pennsylvania.

March 15, 2018

In his weekly column, gardening writer George Weigel includes items about the Flower Trial Gardens at the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center and sources of information about insect pests and diseases from Penn State Extension.

March 14, 2018

This story about the origin and scope of the brown marmorated stink bug's U.S. invasion highlights the role of Karen Bernhard, entomology and horticulture extension program assistant based in Lehigh County, in trying to identify the pest.