The CAS Grants and Contracts office submitted the University's 1000th ePIAF form, earning a surprise visit and cake.
The Center for Pollinator Research will be hosting the second International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health, and Policy this August.
Changing the way a plant forms cellulose may lead to more efficient, less expensive biofuel production, according to Penn State engineers.
Recently released reports about the frequency of foodborne illness -- commonly known as food poisoning -- show that the risks have not changed much in recent years, according to an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
One of the world's most mysterious insects is about to invade the skies over wooded areas in eastern Pennsylvania and other states, but an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences say it's not a cause for alarm.
Dr. Surojit Sarkar, of the Department of Veterinary and Biological Sciences has been named a 2013-14 American Association of Immunologists Public Policy Fellow.
Proposed new Food and Drug Administration regulations developed under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, will affect how Pennsylvania farmers, processors and retailers operate.
In the wake of several manure-pit fatalities on mid-Atlantic farms in recent years, researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences have published a new, international standard to vent confined animal-manure storage facilities used at large livestock operations.
Congratulations to Dr. Howard Salis, of the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
Nina Jenkins and Matt Thomas of Penn State's entomology department will host the NanoDays Science Café from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Zola New World Bistro, 324 W. College Ave., State College, Pa.
Matthew Thomas, professor of entomology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and Huck Scholar in Ecological Entomology, has been chosen to receive the 2012-13 Alex and Jessie C. Black Award for Excellence in Research.
Wildlife ecology adjunct associate professor Duane Diefenbach is conducting research on hunter harvests of wild turkeys in fall seasons.
Consuelo De Moraes, professor of entomology, and Mark Mescher, assistant professor of entomology will be featured during an episode of the PBS series "Nature" that will air in most markets at 8 p.m. on April 3.
New and ongoing tree-fruit research in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences received a boost with the recent awarding of funds totaling more than $182,000 by the State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Apple Marketing Board.
Two faculty members in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are among five people honored by the University's Office of Global Programs with 2013 Spirit of Internationalization Awards.
John Hayes, assistant professor of food science in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has received The 2012 Roy C. Buck Faculty Award in the Agricultural Sciences for his article, "Wine Expertise Predicts Taste Phenotype."
Managing bacteria and other microorganisms in the body, rather than just fighting them, may be lead to better health and a stronger immune system, according to a Penn State biologist. ..
Research done in the College of Agricultural Sciences on dispersal of young white-tailed deer will inform efforts to manage the outbreak of chronic wasting disease in Pennsylvania and predict how chronic wasting disease will spread.
A distinguished researcher in the field of food microbiology has created the first endowed professorship in Penn State’s Department of Food Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Farmers can make a profit selling their produce directly to local businesses, but they must not let possible new costs weaken their commitment to the new venture, according to an international team of researchers.