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April 9, 2018

Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition, talks about technology he helped to develop that holds promise for reducing nutrient pollution from agriculture.

April 9, 2018

This article features research led by Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition.

April 9, 2018

Tom Ford, commercial horticulture extension educator, says the cool spring can help reduce plant damage by delaying flower buds so they are less susceptible to late frosts.

April 7, 2018

This article profiles Alisha Pushinsky, a senior majoring in veterinary and biomedical sciences with a minor in wildlife and fisheries science.

April 7, 2018

Melanie Barkley, livestock extension educator, says low milk prices that are prompting dairy farmers to switch to sheep production could increase the demand for sheep-shearing services.

April 6, 2018

This web feature cites snow shoe hare research conducted by Duane Diefenbach, adjunct professor of wildlife ecology.

April 6, 2018

Matthew Kaplan, professor of intergenerational programs and aging, comments on extension programs aimed at helping grandparents who are caregivers for grandchildren and how proposed legislation would enhance state services for that audience.

April 6, 2018

Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology, and Bob Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, discuss their recently published study.

April 6, 2018

In this column, Penn State Master Gardener Mickey Stobbe previews a session from an upcoming gardening event in Allegheny County.

April 5, 2018

Jeff Graybill, agronomy extension educator, comments on the potential effects of Chinese tariffs on Pennsylvania soybean growers.

April 5, 2018

This article previews the 16th annual Equine Science Showcase and Quarter Horse Sale, which will take place April 28 at the Snider Ag Arena.

April 5, 2018

Students Paige Furtaw and Meg Gingerich talk about some of the preparations for the annual Quarter Horse Sale, organized as part of the Animal Science 117 course.

April 5, 2018

Penn State Master Gardener Joy Howell educates readers about white spring ephemerals, with a special focus on their attractiveness to pollinators.

April 4, 2018

This article references a browning-resistant mushroom developed by Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology, using CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology.

April 4, 2018

This coverage of a recent grape growers' video conference quotes Erica Smyers, doctoral student in entomology, and Julie Urban, senior research associate in entomology.

April 4, 2018

This column provides advice aimed at improving soil health and offers information about the Master Gardener program.

April 4, 2018

This article by Chelsea Hill, livestock and 4-H extension educator, summarizes local results from the recently held state 4-H livestock judging competition.

April 2, 2018

Dave Swartz, assistant director of extension for animal systems, says it will be hard for dairy farmers losing a milk contract to find alternative buyers for their milk.

April 2, 2018

Connie Schmotzer, consumer horticulture extension educator, offers tips for creating a pollinator-friendly landscape around your home.

April 2, 2018

The better your school, the better your economic opportunities, says Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural and regional economics and director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development.

April 2, 2018

This article contains information from a publication authored by Phillip Clauer, poultry extension specialist.

April 2, 2018

This blog post highlights how Penn State Turfgrass Science students invested the funds they won at a student competition last year.

April 1, 2018

Penn State turfgrass alumnus Paul Latshaw is quoted in this story, which also mentions the late turfgrass professor Joe Duich, as well as alumni Marsh Benson and Brad Owen, current Augusta National senior director of golf course and grounds and golf course superintendent, respectively.

March 31, 2018

Greg Roth, professor of agronomy, says local farmers are welcome to visit Penn State's industrial hemp research project in Lancaster County to learn more about the crop.

March 30, 2018

This multimedia story features Brian Egan, instructor in equine science, and students Kaitlyn Murphy, a senior agricultural science major with an equine science minor, and Cody McLafferty, a junior animal science major.