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January 21, 2018

Emelie Swackhamer, horticulture extension educator, says lanternflies are so prevalent in areas of heavy infestation that "you can’t even sit outside without getting [the insect's honeydew] in your hair, on your clothes."

January 20, 2018

Erin Frederick, horticulture and natural resources extension educator, talks about the Master Watershed Stewards program.

January 19, 2018

Research conducted by Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, is highlighted.

January 19, 2018

This article features quotes from Christopher Strock, plant biology doctoral student, and Jonathan Lynch, distinguished professor of plant science, about their recently published research.

January 18, 2018

This article features research by Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology, to develop a gene-edited mushroom that resists browning.

January 18, 2018

Memie Christie, a nutrition education adviser with Penn State Extension Nutrition Links, talks about what the program offers participants.

January 18, 2018

In this column, members of the Penn State Extension Dairy Team outline the challenges facing dairy producers in light of continued low milk prices projected this year.

January 18, 2018

Kate Wenner, a senior agribusiness management major who gives tours of Old Main as a Penn State Lion Ambassador, comments on the significance of the Land-Grant Frescoes.

January 18, 2018

This column of briefs is led by an item highlighting junior plant sciences major Cullen Dixon, who was selected as a returning Ag Advocate for the current academic year.

January 17, 2018

This article quotes former college entomologists Diana Cox-Foster and Dennis vanEngelsdorp and mentions the research they did while at Penn State during the "colony collapse disorder" crisis affecting honey bees.

January 17, 2018

Rick Bates, professor of horticulture, is quoted about the project he leads in Cambodia to promote sustainable agricultural intensification.

January 17, 2018

Claire Coombs, field and forage crops extension educator, offers advice for growers in choosing the right corn and soybean varieties for the coming planting season.

January 17, 2018

On the "PA Live" show, Mary Ehret, health and nutrition extension educator, and Karel Zubris, nutrition education adviser, explain how to stay healthy without breaking the bank.

January 13, 2018

This column highlights a bedbug biopesticide developed by a research team led by Nina Jenkins, senior research associate in entomology.

January 13, 2018

In an article that appeared originally on "The Conversation," Susan Boser and Diane Oleson, water resources extension educators, explain the factors that affect the quality of drinking water sources.

January 13, 2018

Bill Lamont, professor emeritus of horticulture, offers advice to avoid winter damage to landscape plants.

January 12, 2018

President Andrea Repetz and Sentinel Julia Jumper of 4-H State Council appear on the "Good Day PA!" program to discuss 4-H and its presence at the state Farm Show.

January 12, 2018

This article profiles Megan Wilkerson, a dual-title doctoral degree candidate in entomology and in international agriculture and development.

January 11, 2018

Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, is quoted about his research on the antioxidant properties of mushrooms.

January 11, 2018

Christina Grozinger, distinguished professor of entomology and director of the Center for Pollinator Research, is featured in a news story and video coverage of the announcement of the Pennsylvania Pollinator Protection Plan, which she co-authored.

January 11, 2018

Ed Johnstonbaugh, renewable energy extension educator, comments on a plan to provide solar energy to a local municipal sewage treatment plant.

January 10, 2018

Andy Muza, horticulture extension educator, says recent heavy snowfall could help insulate the ground and protect vineyards and orchards from extreme cold.

January 9, 2018

David Munoz, a doctoral candidate in ecology advised by David Miller, assistant professor of wildlife population ecology, describes research aimed at more easily keeping track of declining populations of amphibians.

January 9, 2018

“When it comes to weed prevention in greenhouses, a good place to start is at the greenhouse door,” said Lee Stivers, horticulture extension educator.

January 8, 2018

Victoria Braithwaite, professor of fisheries and biology, is quoted in this article.

January 8, 2018

Steve Ward, Penn State Extension master gardener coordinator for Lackawanna County, stresses the importance of public vigilance in combating the spotted lanternfly.