This series of presentations from faculty and staff in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences will be hosted every month at the the Village at Penn State Retirement Community.

Speakers will address major areas of focus for the college, including food, human health and disease, globalization, sustainability, agricultural production, and more. Each session runs from 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. and will be held in the Lion's Den room.

Emerging Concepts in Biomaterials

When December 1, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where Online

Presenters: Steven Chmely & Amir Sheikhi

Penn State Carbon Negative (PSUCan): Accelerating the Drawdown of Greenhouse-Gas Emissions at our University

When December 2, 2020, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Where Online

Presenters: Charles Anderson, Robert Cooper, & Timothy White

Poultry Science Club Meeting

When December 2, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Where Will be offered by Zoom, please contact us for more information

Come join the club and learn more about the opportunities club has to offer. Most meetings have guest speakers.

How RGGI fits into Pennsylvania’s evolving energy policy landscape

When December 4, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where Online

Daniel Mallinson, School of Public Affairs, Penn State Harrisburg

Beyond Geographies of Race

When December 4, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where Online

Presenter: Willie J. Wright

2020 Eva Pell Interdisciplinary Lecture on Plant Health at Penn State

When December 7, 2020, 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM

C4 Grass Responses to Elevated Ozone Pollution by Lisa Ainsworth, Ph.D., Research Molecular Biologist, Agricultural Research Service, USDA

2020 Eva Pell Interdisciplinary Lecture on Plant Health at Penn State

When December 7, 2020, 3:35 PM - 4:35 PM
Where Online

Presenter: Lisa Ainsworth

Biosolids Land Application: Putting Risk in Perspective

When December 8, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where Online

Presenter: Herschel A. Elliott

Bioenergy/Bioproducts and Society

When December 8, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where Online

Presenters: Clare Hinrichs & Jaqueline O'Connor

Image Relay Training

When December 8, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where http://psu.zoom.us/j/93624921140

Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference

When December 9-11, 2020
Where Online

Bioprocessing Innovation

When December 15, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where Online

Presenters: Costas Maranas, Ali Demirci, & Jay Regan

The What, Why and How of Implementation Science

When December 18, 2020, 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where Online

The Social Science Research Institute announces an interdisciplinary workshop on the What, Why and How of Implementation Science. Implementation Science (IS) aims to identify effective strategies for translating scientific discoveries into broad and sustained real-world use—toward the betterment of the human condition

2021 Ice Cream Short Course

When January 3, 2021 10:00 AM to January 9, 2021 9:00 PM
Where The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center

The 2021 Ice Cream Short Course has been cancelled due to Covid-19. The next Ice Cream Short Course will be held January 9-15, 2022. Registration will be available in June 2021.

Research to Action: Science and Solutions for a Planet Under Pressure

When January 5-9, 2021
Where Online

The NCSE Drawdown 2021 Conference will feature everything our community values from past NCSE Annual Conferences with the addition of an exciting new collaboration with Project Drawdown. Given the staggering pace of change in the world today, combining the NCSE 2021 Annual Conference and the 2nd Global Drawdown—Research to Action Conference will exponentially amplify opportunities for collaboration and progress.

Humanity at a Crossroads: What transformative changes are needed to achieve the UN global biodiversity targets?

When January 13, 2021, 1:25 PM - 2:25 PM
Where Online

Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Decade of Action: Keynote Speaker- David Cooper, Deputy Executive Secretary, U. N. Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal

FOUR CRITICAL CONCEPTS FOR LEARNING FERMENTATION PRINCIPLES (JAN 14, 21, 28 & FEB 4)

When January 14, 2021 1:00 PM to February 4, 2021 5:00 PM
Where Virtual workshop: Registration open

Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Decade of Action: Value of Biodiversity (part 1)

When January 20, 2021, 1:25 PM - 2:25 PM
Where Online

A four-part virtual symposium series to expand networks and inspire creative strategies to promote biodiversity in urban, agricultural and natural areas, to improve human and ecological health and well-being.

Poultry Science Club Meeting

When January 20, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where 118 ASI Building

Come join the club for some good food and learn more about the opportunities club has to offer. Most meetings have guest speakers.

International Poultry Expo and College Program, Atlanta, GA

When January 25, 2021 8:00 AM to January 28, 2021 4:00 PM
Where World Congress Center, Atlanta GA

The Poultry Science Club's annual trek to Atlanta, GA. Participants interview for jobs and internships, take in the largest poultry expo in the world and compete in the National "Club of the Year", "Student of the Year" and "Scrapbook" Competitions. The club pays for all travel and hotels for members that meet the club requirements.

Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention Workshop Planned by the Young Grower Alliance

When January 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where Hershey Lodge and Convention Center

Each year, the Young Grower Alliance plans an in-depth workshop the day prior to the start of the Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention. The 2020 workshop was for specialty crop growers, managers and supervisors looking for strategies for quality management and leadership. Please contact us if you have a suggestion for a future workshop!

Lunch and Learn for Young Specialty Crop Growers

When January 26, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where Hershey Lodge and Convention Center

This is an annual event during the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. The Young Grower Alliance sponsors lunch and also lines up a speaker. In 2020, Dr. Brent Hales, Director, Penn State Extension, gave a presentation on "Building Coalitions--the Key to Developing Markets. A link to his presentation is here: https://agsci.psu.edu/research/extension-centers/frec/yga/initiatives.

Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Decade of Action: value of biodiversity (part 2)

When January 27, 2021, 1:25 PM - 2:25 PM
Where Online

A four-part virtual symposium series to expand networks and inspire creative strategies to promote biodiversity in urban, agricultural and natural areas, to improve human and ecological health and well-being.

Ice Cream 101: Introduction to Frozen Desserts 2021

When January 29, 2021 11:00 AM to February 1, 2021 4:00 PM
Where Penn State University

The 2021 Ice Cream 101 course has been postponed due to Covid-19. The next Ice Cream 101 course will be held January 28-30, 2022. Registration will be available in June 2021.

Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Decade of Action: biodiversity in a changing world (part 1)

When February 3, 2021, 1:25 PM - 2:25 PM
Where Online

A four-part virtual symposium series to expand networks and inspire creative strategies to promote biodiversity in urban, agricultural and natural areas, to improve human and ecological health and well-being.

Poultry Science Club Meeting

When February 3, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where 118 ASI Building

Come join the club for some good food and learn more about the opportunities club has to offer. Most meetings have guest speakers.

2021 Empower Conference: Building Connections Through Community

When February 6, 2021, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Keynote Speaker: Raven Baxter AKA "Raven the Science Maven"

Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Decade of Action: biodiversity in a changing world (Part 2)

When February 10, 2021, 1:25 PM - 2:25 PM
Where Online

A four-part virtual symposium series to expand networks and inspire creative strategies to promote biodiversity in urban, agricultural and natural areas, to improve human and ecological health and well-being.

Poultry Science Club Meeting

When February 17, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where 118 ASI Building

Come join the club for some good food and learn more about the opportunities club has to offer. Most meetings have guest speakers.

Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Decade of Action: tools for supporting biodiversity (part 1)

When February 24, 2021, 1:25 PM - 2:25 PM
Where Online

A four-part virtual symposium series to expand networks and inspire creative strategies to promote biodiversity in urban, agricultural and natural areas, to improve human and ecological health and well-being.

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