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November 26, 2017

This article features Michael Martin, 4-H extension educator, and Cassie Yost, dairy extension educator, who recently received awards from the Alpha Omicron chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, a Cooperative Extension professional society.

November 24, 2017

Arianna Ferguson, a Penn State Millennium Scholar, and Paul Patterson, professor of poultry science, discuss their research project.

November 22, 2017

Mike Jacobson, professor of forest resources, is quoted about the impact of emerald ash borer on the state's ash trees.

November 21, 2017

This article features animal science major Emma Brenengen, recipient of an Alumni Society Internship Award.

November 20, 2017

In this article, which originally appeared in The Conversation, Susan Boser and Diane Oleson, water resources extension educators, explain factors that affect drinking water quality.

November 20, 2017

Philip Clauer, senior instructor in animal science and Penn State Poultry Science Club adviser, provides information about the club's annual turkey sale.

November 20, 2017

This column highlights Tony Rice, an agribusiness management major who won a College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society Internship Award.

November 19, 2017

Duane Diefenbach, adjunct professor of wildlife ecology, says it's unlikely that cover scents or scent-absorbing clothing will keep deer from detecting hunters in the woods.

November 18, 2017

Brian Moyer, extension program assistant, comments for a story about a local business that's tapping into the local food trend by offering customers the convenience of delivery.

November 18, 2017

This coverage of the Schuylkill County 4-H Achievement Night Banquet mentions several Penn State Extension educators and administrators.

November 17, 2017

This story features Hillary Morin Peterson, who now is a doctoral candidate in entomology at Penn State.

November 17, 2017

Amber Yutzy, dairy herd health extension educator, describes how taking this online course benefits dairy producers.

November 16, 2017

This feature story profiles Hunter Swisher, a plant sciences alumnus who launched his start-up company, Phospholutions, with help from the college's Entrepreneurship and Innovation program.

November 15, 2017

David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, explains a project aimed at helping growers identify crop diseases in the field.

November 15, 2017

Coverage of research conducted by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, and Maridel Fredericksen, master's degree graduate in entomology.

November 14, 2017

The Penn State Extension Master Gardener coordinator for Schuylkill County, Susan Hyland, describes how to dispose of spotted lanternfly egg masses.

November 14, 2017

Susan Hyland, Master Gardener coordinator in Schuylkill County, describes the damage done to woody plants by the spotted lanternfly.

November 14, 2017

Countries that have more ergothioneine in their diets have lower incidences of neurodegenerative diseases compared to countries -- such as the United States -- that have low amounts of ergothioneine in the diet, said Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science.

November 14, 2017

Emelie Swackhamer, horticulture extension educator, says pesticide recommendations for control of spotted lanternfly could be available in time for the 2018 growing season.

November 14, 2017

More coverage of research led by Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and director of the Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for Health.

November 13, 2017

Research conducted by Jeff Catchmark, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, is featured.

November 13, 2017

Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, explains the health benefits of two antioxidants found at high levels in mushrooms.

November 12, 2017

Marc Abrams, professor of forest ecology and physiology, is quoted in this article, which describes his research on mast (acorn) production in oak species.

November 10, 2017

This article highlights research led by Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science.

November 10, 2017

The "zombie ant" fungus may preserve an ant's brain because it needs it to drive the host to an area where it can infect other ants at the end of its life, says David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 10, 2017

Horticulture Extension Educator Emelie Swackhamer says growers and homeowners both have a responsibility to watch for spotted lanternfly.

November 10, 2017

In this column, Bill Lamont, professor emeritus of vegetable crops, describes the formation and ecological benefits of humus.

November 10, 2017

"Without a doubt, mushrooms are [the] highest dietary source" of the antioxidants ergothioneine and glutathione taken together, said Robert Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and director of the Penn State Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for Health.

November 10, 2017

"Almost like a puppeteer pulls the strings to make a marionette move, the fungus controls the ant's muscles to manipulate the host's legs and mandibles," says David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.