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College in the Media

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.

October 26, 2017

This article publicizing upcoming food-safety workshops mentions Luke LaBorde, professor of food science and extension food safety specialist.

October 25, 2017

This article, which quotes Professor of Forest Biology Kim Steiner, highlights Penn State's involvement in the effort to breed blight-resistant American chestnut trees. An embedded video features chestnut orchard manager Steve Hoy, research technologist in ecosystem science and management.

October 25, 2017

This article mentions the college's involvement in the Hilltop Urban Farm project in Pittsburgh.

October 24, 2017

Jeff Catchmark, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, is quoted about his recently published research.

October 24, 2017

Kim Steiner, professor of forest biology and director of The Arboretum at Penn State, comments about how warm, dry September weather affected fall foliage colors.

October 24, 2017

Emily Lhamon, poultry extension educator, comments for a story about State College residents who keep small, backyard poultry flocks.

October 23, 2017

This article highlights research led by Gary Perdew, John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor in Agricultural Sciences.

October 20, 2017

Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition, says heat stress in dairy cattle might increase as a result of future climate change, but warming could benefit animal agriculture in other ways.

October 18, 2017

Rich Marini, professor of horticulture, talks about the creation of a model growers can use to better predict which blocks of Honeycrisp apples are likely develop bitter pit in storage.

October 17, 2017

This article mentions some of the consequences to ag research and extension that would follow from a failure by state government to fund Penn State and other state-related universities.

October 17, 2017

This article quotes Paul Patterson, professor of poultry science, about research on dietary nutrients in the eggs laid by pastured hens.

October 16, 2017

Victoria Braithwaite, professor of fisheries and biology, says a lack of stimulation is the likely cause of depression in fish.

October 16, 2017

Toxicologist Gary Perdew, interim head of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, discusses research that explored the link between broccoli consumption and gut health.

October 16, 2017

Christina Grozinger, Distinguished Professor of Entomology and director of the Center for Pollinator Research, comments on the state's Pollinator Protection Plan, which she co-authored with colleagues from Penn State and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

October 16, 2017

Gary Perdew, John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor in Agricultural Sciences and interim head of the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, talks about research that looked at how a substance in broccoli affects barrier function in the gut.

October 15, 2017

This story, which appeared in newspapers around Pennsylvania and across the country, mentions the college's delayed state appropriation for ag research and extension.

October 15, 2017

Coverage of the annual Horticulture Show, with quotes from members of the student Hort Club, which organizes the event.

October 14, 2017

This article highlights research led by Gary Perdew, John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor in Agricultural Sciences.

October 14, 2017

Penn State Master Gardener Pamela Hubbard offers tips for starting and maintaining a backyard composting operation.

October 13, 2017

For a series on handling stormwater around the home, Penn State Master Gardener Carol Papas offers tips for installing a rain barrel to reduce runoff while providing water for the garden and landscape.

October 13, 2017

This article mentions a project, co-led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, that is using artificial intelligence to help diagnose crop diseases.

October 12, 2017

Greg Ziegler, professor of food science, explains why some foods change color when combined.

October 12, 2017

Tim Elkner, horticulture extension educator, talks about the discovery of spotted lanternfly in eastern Lancaster County.

October 12, 2017

Bill Curran, professor of weed science, says if glyphosate is removed from use, farmers may be forced to rely on more toxic herbicides.

October 12, 2017

This article describes an innovative graduate training program led by Christina Grozinger, Distinguished Professor of Entomology.

October 12, 2017

David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, is quoted about a mobile app that can help farmers identify crop diseases in the field.