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May 26, 2011

Research by Greg Roth, professor of agronomy, and Bill Curran, professor of weed science, is featured.

May 25, 2011

Bryan Swistock, water resources extension specialist, talks about the importance of well-water testing both before and after natural-gas drilling.

May 24, 2011

Coverage of a federally funded project, led by entomologist Dennis vanEngelsdorp, aimed at reducing national losses in honeybee populations by 50 percent in the next five years.

May 24, 2011

Dennis vanEngelsdorp, senior extension associate in entomology, discusses winter losses of honeybee colonies.

May 23, 2011

An article highlighting the career of retiring 4-H extension educator Roxanne Price.

May 23, 2011

Extension educator Andrew Frankenfield comments on wet weather affecting farmers' planting schedules.

May 23, 2011

Extension educator Norm Conrad and extension entomologist John Tooker talk about pests and diseases affecting crops during the rainy spring.

May 20, 2011

Greg Krawczyk, tree-fruit entomologist at the Fruit Research and Extension Center in Biglerville, says stink bug populations may outpace growers' efforts to control them with pesticides.

May 19, 2011

Virginia Ishler, dairy complex manager and extension nutrient management specialist, discusses the water-quality benefits of extending precision feeding to beef herds.

May 19, 2011

Jeffrey Graybill, Penn State Extension agronomy educator, says sweet corn may not be ready by the Fourth of July.

May 19, 2011

The newspaper's editorial board expresses support for Penn State Extension in state budget deliberations.

May 18, 2011

Bob Roberts, associate professor of food science, explains how skim milk fortified with powdered skim may affect health.

May 12, 2011

The potential impacts of budget cuts on Penn State and other universities are discussed.

May 12, 2011

Horticulture extension educator Tim Abbey comments on infestations in southcentral Pennsylvania.

May 11, 2011

Entomologists Harland Patch and Christina Grozinger comment on the research possibilities emerging from the recently sequenced honey bee genome.

May 11, 2011

Extension educator Janice Ronan says proper handling and cooking will reduce the risk of staph bacteria.

May 11, 2011

Agronomist Greg Roth and extension educator Gary Sheppard talk about rain-delayed planting in Pennsylvania.

May 9, 2011

More stink-bug coverage, quoting extension entomologists Steven Jacobs and Greg Krawczyk and extension educator Eric Oesterling.

May 9, 2011

This story details a proposal that could help restore state funding for Penn State agricultural research and cooperative extension.

May 9, 2011

More coverage of a new Web-based, stink-bug mapping tool developed by entomologist John Tooker, in collaboration with other researchers at Penn State and the Pa. Department of Agriculture.

May 5, 2011

Columnist Paul Vigna writes about the appointment of Denise Gardner as Penn State Extension's new enologist (with a mention of extension winegrape extension educator Mark Chien).

May 5, 2011

A new mapping tool developed in part by John Tooker, assistant professor of entomology, is featured. Tree fruit extension entomologist Greg Krawczyk also is quoted.

May 5, 2011

The newspaper's editorial board calls for restoration of proposed state funding cuts for Penn State Extension.