A Commitment to Scientific Discovery and Solutions

Scientists in the College of Agricultural Sciences are seeking solutions to the agricultural and ecological problems of our time by conducting basic and applied research focusing on cross-cutting thematic areas.

Advanced Agricultural and Food Systems
Transforming thinking and practice in agricultural and food systems through research focused on productivity, sustainability, and adaptability.
Biologically-Based Materials and Products
Discovering novel approaches using genetic systems and biological materials to create value-added commercial and consumer products in a sustainable, profitable manner.
Community Resilience and Capacity
Helping communities improve their economic resilience, create sustainable infrastructures, and promote their local economy through value-added opportunities and new business development.
Environmental Resilience
Providing innovative research to enhance and protect managed and natural ecosystems, ecosystem services and human well-being.
Global Engagement
Advancing global solutions to challenges in agriculture, health and sustainability that impact the future of an interconnected world.
Integrated Health Solutions
Improving the health of humans, animals, and communities through research into preventative, corrective, diagnostic, and predictive solutions to the challenges presented by lifestyle, diseases, pests, and toxins.

Research News

Graduate Student Travel Awards
July 20, 2017
The College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Travel Awards are available to any registered full-time Graduate Student advised by our faculty (College or Inter-College major).
McIntire-Stennis Forestry Research - Deadline August 31, 2017
July 20, 2017
This grant opportunity is being offered to support forestry-related research.
Animal Health and Disease Research - Deadline August 31, 2017
July 20, 2017
This grant opportunity is being offered to support research that relates to animal health and disease research.

Upcoming Events

Authentic Plant Pollinator Landscape Research for Educators Workshop
When: July 24-28, 2017
Where: University Park
The Millennium Cafe
When: July 25, 2017
Where: 3rd Floor Commons at the Millennium Science Complex
5th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk
When: July 30 - August 4, 2017
Where: University Park, PA
Microbe Mania: They Are Everywhere!
When: August 2, 2017
Where: 201 Buckhout Lab