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July 22, 2017

Phytonutrient supplements in the feed of transition dairy cows could have an impact on the dairy industry, contends Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition.

July 21, 2017

As part of a series of articles on handling stormwater in the home landscape, Penn State Master Gardener Carol Papas recommends steps homeowners can take that will help absorb water and reduce runoff.

July 21, 2017

This article highlights a Mifflin County 4-H club effort to collect and distribute items to benefit military personnel and their K-9 partners.

July 20, 2017

This article by Del Voight, agronomy extension educator, cites research conducted at the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

July 20, 2017

Laura Rolon, former graduate student, John Hayes, associate professor, Bob Roberts, professor and department head, and John Coupland, professor, comment on a food science department study published in the Journal of Dairy Science.

July 20, 2017

Jesse Darlington, Ag Progress Days interim manager, talks about the commercial exhibits and field machinery demonstrations offered at this year's event.

July 19, 2017

Penn State's "Living Filter," where the university has spray-irrigated treated wastewater since the early 1980s, was the ideal place to look at the movement of pharmaceuticals from wastewater to groundwater, said Heather Gall, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering.

July 19, 2017

Bob Roberts, professor and head of food science, Dan Azzara, Alan R. Warehime Professor of Agribusiness, and Jared Smith, teaching lab support specialist in food science, comment on the reasons for the success of food science student teams.

July 18, 2017

Denise Continenza, health and nutrition extension educator, says hunger is not just an urban issue but affects suburban residents as well.

July 17, 2017

State Sen. Judy Schwank, an agricultural education alumna of the college and former horticulture extension educator, discusses the potential role of industrial hemp in Pennsylvania's agricultural economy.

July 16, 2017

Tara Mondock, associate extension director for client relations, talks about her role as the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania's Extension Fellow.

July 15, 2017

Denise Gardner, Penn State Extension enologist, and Michela Centenari, assistant professor of viticulture, are mentioned as key resources in improving the quality of Pennsylvania wines.

July 14, 2017

This article features a round-up of planned Ag Progress Days activities, with quotes from Jesse Darlington, interim manager of the expo.

July 14, 2017

Jairam K. P. Vanamala, associate professor of food science, says understanding how individual people's gut microbiomes vary will help in developing food-based approaches to fighting chronic diseases.

July 14, 2017

Alyssa Collins, director of the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center, is quoted about Penn State research on malting barley.

July 13, 2017

Coverage of a Pike County Commissioners meeting at which the commissioners heard about future plans for 4-H from Stephen Alessi, client relations manager for Extension's Area 4, and Angela Smith, 4-H extension educator.

July 12, 2017

In Extension's "Master Gardening" column, Tim Abbey, commercial horticulture educator, offers tips for managing Stigmina needle cast of spruce.

July 12, 2017

This article highlights Penn State Extension Youth Dairy Day, held recently at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds.

July 12, 2017

Jim Ladlee, assistant extension director for energy, entrepreneurship, economic and community development programs, comments in a story about student loan forgiveness for aspiring ag producers.

July 12, 2017

Cathy Cutter, professor of food science and assistant director of extension for food safety and quality programs, comments on reports that two donkeys at a petting farm died due to botulism toxin.

July 11, 2017

Doug Schaufler, research associate in agricultural and biological engineering, comments on the reported cause of a fatal farm accident in Cumberland County.

July 10, 2017

This story profiles several local ice cream retailers, including one that serves ice cream from the Berkey Creamery.

July 7, 2017

This article highlights the sustainability work of Judd Michael, professor in Ecosystem Science and Management and in Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

July 7, 2017

The combination of resveratrol and grape seed extract is very effective at killing colon cancer cells, says Jairam Vanamala, associate professor of food science.

July 7, 2017

Annie Klodd, weed management extension associate in plant science, discussed the challenge of managing marestail, or horseweed, in no-till corn and soybean at a recent tour of Penn State weed-control trial plots.

July 6, 2017

Author Amy Ettinger talks about her new book, "Sweet Spot: An Ice Cream Binge Across America," and the research she conducted by attending the Food Science Department's Ice Cream 101 short course.

July 6, 2017

Penn State Master Gardener Janet Surges explains how maintaining and fertilizing lawns affects water quality.

July 5, 2017

Suresh Kuchipudi, associate professor of virology, says it's important to determine if bats could serve as 'mixing vessels' and perhaps create the next pandemic flu virus.