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December 8, 2017

The purpose of these funds are to support research in Viticulture, Enology, or Pomology and to support students studying in these areas.

December 8, 2017

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize faculty and staff in the College of Agricultural Sciences who have commercialized technologies generated through Penn State research.

December 8, 2017

The purpose of this award shall be to honor and recognize an untenured, tenure-track faculty member in the College of Agricultural Sciences, whose research involves the social or human sciences, for the best refereed article published in a scholarly journal in the previous two years.

December 8, 2017

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize, tenure-track faculty, in the College of Agricultural Sciences whose significant accomplishments include exceptional and original agricultural research conducted at Penn State.

December 7, 2017

Researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences have received a three-year, $950,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, to develop a suite of organic management options for three of the most challenging mushroom pests.

December 6, 2017

The purpose of this award is to recognize graduate students who are excelling in research and scholarly accomplishments. These may include laboratory research and analysis, journal article publication, paper/poster/abstract presentations at conferences, and grant funding.

December 6, 2017

The purpose of this award is to recognize graduate students who are excelling in classroom teaching. This may include teaching/co-teaching undergraduate level courses, assisting faculty in teaching graduate level courses, preparing course materials, and grading of tests and papers.

December 6, 2017

The purpose of this award is to recognize graduate students who are excelling in extension educational programming. This may include working with extension educators, specialists, and contributions to extension program development, program delivery, and evaluation, and assisting in Extension workshops/training, etc.

December 6, 2017

A Penn State-led research team is hoping to enlist insects as allies in an effort to make crops more tolerant of environmental stressors, after the crops are already growing in the greenhouse or field.

November 29, 2017

These awards should be used for presenting original research at national or international meetings. Please note that either an oral or poster presentation is required to be eligible for these funds. One travel award per degree is allowed. Awards are limited to $500 for domestic travel and international travel.

November 22, 2017

For more than a century, plant geneticists have been studying maize as a model system to understand the rules governing the inheritance of traits, and a team of researchers recently unveiled a previously unknown mechanism that triggers gene silencing in corn.

November 22, 2017

Penn State was recognized for its leadership among land-grant universities for its work in entrepreneurship, innovation and economic development at the recent annual meeting for the 237-member Association of Land Grant Universities (APLU) in Washington D.C.

November 20, 2017

When you think Penn State dairy science, you may think of the University Dairy Farm or maybe the Berkey Creamery. But did you know there’s a Penn State Cheese Club?

November 20, 2017

Approximately 20 million veterans currently live in the United States. While the overall veteran population is expected to decrease, the diversity of the remaining group is expected to increase in the coming years.

November 17, 2017

A nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support Penn State researchers in determining best management practices for organic beekeeping by comparing organic and chemical-free to conventional management systems.

November 17, 2017

One of the great things about an abundant Thanksgiving meal is the opportunity to enjoy it a second, third or even fourth time — for many, leftovers are as much of a holiday tradition as the feast itself.

November 13, 2017

The Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences today (Nov. 10) announced two $1 million gifts to endow positions in its Entrepreneurship and Innovation (E&I) Program. Both gifts have received matching funds from the University.

November 10, 2017

Mushrooms may contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some scientists suggest could help fight aging and bolster health, according to a team of Penn State researchers.

November 8, 2017

A chemical called bisphenol A — BPA — used in plastic packaging and in the linings of food and beverage cans, may be passed from a mother to her offspring during pregnancy and cause changes in the gut bacteria of the offspring, according to an international team of researchers.

November 8, 2017

As populations of the invasive spotted lanternfly explode — and the state-imposed quarantine area in southeastern Pennsylvania expands — researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are looking for solutions to help stop the insect's spread and save agricultural crops from serious damage.