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November 8, 2017

Julie Urban, senior research associate in entomology, and Tom Baker, distinguished professor of entomology and chemical ecology, discuss their research to learn more about the invasive spotted lanternfly.

November 8, 2017

In this column, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Don Cunningham highlights the Seed Farm, an agricultural incubator in which Penn State Extension is a partner.

November 8, 2017

Eileen Fabian, professor of agricultural engineering and environmental biophysics, explains how the virtual farm provides a "one-stop shop" for dairy sustainability resources.

November 8, 2017

This article describes research conducted by David Miller, assistant professor of wildlife population ecology, Michael Antonishak, an undergraduate majoring in wildlife and fisheries science, and David Munoz, doctoral degree candidate in ecology.

November 7, 2017

This story describes research led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 7, 2017

Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology, who developed a gene-edited mushroom using CRISPR technology, comments on the genetically modified "Arctic apple."

November 7, 2017

Quoted about their research are David Miller, assistant professor of wildlife population ecology, and Michael Antonishak, an undergraduate majoring in wildlife and fisheries science when the study was conducted.

November 6, 2017

Food delivery may be the marketing channel of the future for farm-to-consumer operations, says Brian Moyer, farm marketing extension program assistant.

November 6, 2017

This coverage of the Pasto Agricultural Museum's "Hey! There's Science in My Ice Cream" open house quotes museum curator Rita Graef and mentions Bob Roberts, professor and head of food science.

November 4, 2017

This feature profiles Penn State Master Gardener Gina Tusing and highlights her and the program's volunteer efforts in Cambria County.

November 2, 2017

Penn State students waste 455,000 pounds of dining hall food per semester, says Agricultural Science major Whitney Ashead, who is sustainability coordinator for dining with the student group Eco Reps.

November 1, 2017

Dave Wilson, agronomy extension educator, and Greg Roth, professor of agronomy, talk about the potential to grow malting barley to supply the craft beer industry in Pennsylvania.

October 30, 2017

Berks County Commissioner Christian Leinbach discusses the potential impact of the spotted lanternfly and efforts to contain it with Beth Finlay, master gardener coordinator in Berks County, Stephanie Shirk, client relations manager for Extension's Area 9, and Brian Walsh, landscape contractor and Extension Advisory Board member in Montgomery County.

October 30, 2017

Amy Korman, horticulture extension educator, comments for a story about how residents can help manage the spread of spotted lanternfly.

October 29, 2017

Steve Jacobs, recently retired senior extension associate in entomology, is quoted about the house pseudoscorpion.

October 28, 2017

This story highlighting research led by Jeff Catchmark, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

October 27, 2017

State funding for Penn State agricultural research and extension is mentioned in this article, which appeared in several media outlets.

October 27, 2017

Under no circumstances should consumers eat caramel-covered apples that have not been kept stored at refrigerated temperatures, says Luke LaBorde, professor of food science.

October 27, 2017

Although women have been involved in American farms for centuries, their role has been downplayed, says Carolyn Sachs, professor emerita of rural sociology.

October 27, 2017

Ed Johnstonbaugh, renewable energy extension educator, comments on new legislation affecting Pennsylvania's market for renewable energy credits.

October 27, 2017

This article mentions Penn State's Animal Diagnostic Lab and quotes former Penn State Extension Veterinarian Dave Wolfgang, who now is Pennsylvania state veterinarian.

October 27, 2017

Coverage of the Penn State Apple Celebration, co-sponsored by the Student Farm Club and the Penn State Horticulture Farm.

October 27, 2017

Eileen Fabian Wheeler, professor of agricultural engineering, offers recommendations for managing ammonia concentrations in horse housing.

October 26, 2017

This article mentions state funding for agricultural research and extension programs, which will see an increase of $500,000 in the recently passed budget.

October 26, 2017

This article features recommendations from Penn State Extension for staying safe in and around grain storage structures.