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College in the Media

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.

May 5, 2011

John Esslinger, commercial horticulture extension educator, talks about the brown marmorated stink bug.

May 5, 2011

Maryann Frazier, senior extension associate in entomology, and Ginger Pryor, state Master Gardener coordinator, are quoted.

May 5, 2011

Donna Grey, agriculture extension educator, comments about the effects of wet spring weather on farms.

May 5, 2011

Extension educator Tom Ford and extension water resources specialist Bryan Swistock are quoted.

May 5, 2011

Phil Clauer, instructor in poultry science, discusses backyard poultry in an urban setting.

April 25, 2011

This article mentions the work of Rick Day, geospatial technology specialist in Crop and Soil Sciences.

April 18, 2011

Dean Bruce McPheron is among those quoted about how proposed state budget cuts could affect agricultural research and extension programs across Pennsylvania.

April 18, 2011

Penn State Extension educators talk about the range of natural-gas issues for which Extension offers information and advice.

April 18, 2011

Tim Kelsey, professor of agricultural economics, said communities must be proactive if they want to emerge from the gas boom in better shape than they were before the boom began.

April 18, 2011

Extension educator Sandy Feather says pruning the clematis vine need not be intimidating to gardeners.

April 18, 2011

Heidi Crager, an Agricultural and Extension Education alumna, is named executive assistant to state Agriculture Secretary George Greig.

April 18, 2011

Extension educator Peter Wulfhorst gives advice on what contaminants well owners should test for.

April 18, 2011

Tianna DuPont, sustainable agriculture extension educator, talks about small farms and the local-food movement.

April 18, 2011

Bill Lamont, professor of vegetable crops, says good-quality soil is key to a successful vegetable garden.

April 18, 2011

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners work with juvenile offenders to impart a community-service ethic.

April 18, 2011

Extension educator Sandy Feather offers tips for avoiding lawn dead spots caused by dog waste.

April 7, 2011

Channel 6 talks to officials about potential cuts to Penn State Extension programs as a result of the governor's proposed budget.