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College in the Media

June 11, 2010
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Linda Hoade, program assistant for Penn State Extension in Montgomery County, is quoted in a story about the economic and environmental benefits of rain barrels.

June 11, 2010

John Comerford, associate professor of dairy and animal science, is referenced in a story about whether grass-fed beef is tastier than grain-fed.

June 9, 2010

Matt Mercer, West Nile virus coordinator with Penn State Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County, is featured.

June 9, 2010

Dennis vanEngelsdorp, senior extension associate in entomology and state apiarist for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, talks about a USDA-funded survey of honeybee colonies.

June 8, 2010

Coverage of the college's announced staff reductions (A.P. story also appeared in numerous other media outlets).

June 4, 2010

Kim Steiner, arboretum director and professor of forest biology, and Rob Berghage, associate professor of horticulture, talk about the development of the Arboretum at Penn State.

June 2, 2010

A border collie that helps keep wildlife away from Penn State's turfgrass research plots is featured in this story.

June 1, 2010

Extension educators Ken Balliet and John Esslinger and regional director Michael McDavid comment about budget challenges facing Penn State Cooperative Extension.

June 1, 2010

Reprint of a college news release featuring Chris Raines, assistant professor of meat science and technology.

May 28, 2010

This article, based on a college news release, summarizes a study led by John Hayes, assistant professor of food science.

May 25, 2010

This article features research by Mary Poss, professor in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, and colleagues in the Eberly College of Science.

May 25, 2010

An article detailing Penn State research that could have implications for reducing nonpoint source pollution from crop fields.

May 21, 2010

Matt Thomas, professor of entomology, says more research is needed to fully understand the potential effect of climate change on the spread of malaria.

May 18, 2010

Mark Guiltinan, professor of plant molecular biology, is mentioned as part of a research team that will study methods to fight fungal diseases of agricultural crops.

May 17, 2010

Rob Berghage, associate professor of horticulture, and doctoral student Robert Cameron discuss research on plant-based biofilters for recycling wastewater.

May 14, 2010

Bryan Swistock, water resources extension specialist in the School of Forest Resources, tells an audience that testing of private water supplies is critical in light of Marcellus shale natural-gas drilling.

May 11, 2010

Maryann Frazier, senior extension associate in entomology, testifies in a court case involving backyard beekeeping.

May 10, 2010

Terry Etherton, Distinguished Professor of Animal Nutrition and head of the Department of Dairy and Animal Science, says the scientific community needs to do a better job of communicating about agriculture and food production.

May 10, 2010

Dave Messersmith, extension educator in Wayne County, and Tim Kelsey, professor of agricultural economics, are quoted in a story about the economic effects of gas leasing on Pennsylvania farmers.

May 10, 2010

Kerry Kaylegian, director of industrial outreach in the Department of Food Science, discusses the risks of consuming unpasteurized milk.

May 5, 2010

Gary Sheppard, extension director in Westmoreland County, is quoted in a story about natural-gas exploration issues in southwestern Pennsylvania.