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March 28, 2013

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.

March 28, 2013

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.

March 28, 2013

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.

March 28, 2013

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."

March 28, 2013

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. ..

March 18, 2013

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.

March 14, 2013

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.

March 14, 2013

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.

March 14, 2013

A well-known conservationist and a prominent ecologist will offer keynote addresses at Penn State's first statewide Private Forest Landowners Conference

February 27, 2013

A gallery article in Corn & Soybean digest this week highlights the cover crop interseeder designed by CAS faculty member Greg Roth.

February 22, 2013

Identifying areas of malarial infection risk depends more on daily temperature variation than on the average monthly temperatures, according to a team of researchers, who believe that their results may also apply to environmentally temperature-dependent organisms other than the malaria parasite.

February 22, 2013

Animal identification and traceability, a new generation of beef consumers, and selecting sires for grass-fed beef production will be among topics covered at the upcoming Cattleman's College Conference.

February 18, 2013

A professor in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences is among nearly two dozen individuals honored by the Weed Science Society of America for outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.

February 18, 2013

While most farmers consider viruses and fungi potential threats to their crops, these microbes can help wild plants adapt to extreme conditions, according to a Penn State virologist.

February 18, 2013

While many people recognize that clean water and air are signs of a healthy ecosystem, most do not realize that a critical part of the environment is right beneath their feet, according to a Penn State hydrologist. ..

February 5, 2013

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Butterbaugh and Hilary Cheesman Kessler for being the winners of the INTAD Competitive Grant Award Program.

February 1, 2013

A new strain of norovirus, known as GII.4 Sydney 2012, is making the rounds this winter, causing a significant number of acute outbreaks.

January 31, 2013

The Penn State Department of Entomology is seeking undergraduate student applicants for the Dutch Gold Honey Scholarship for honey bee research.

January 30, 2013

Preparations are under way for the 2013 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, which will be held June 7 and 8 at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs.

January 30, 2013

The Penn State-focused episode will highlight the College of Agricultural Science's Turfgrass Science Program, which is researching ways to increase the resilience of athletic playing surfaces to help reduce the number and severity of head and leg injuries.