Penn State Extension to offer free virtual walking program

August 30, 2022

Ag Sciences, PR student selected as Agricultural Future of America ambassador

August 30, 2022

Plant scientist and former department head Rich Marini retires after long career

August 30, 2022

Master Gardener puppet show pairs pollinator education with catchy tunes

August 30, 2022

Mandatory labeling on genetically engineered foods may reduce customer purchases

August 30, 2022

Flavonoids from sorghum plants kill fall armyworm pest on corn; may protect crop

August 30, 2022

Study suggests one-third of wild bee species in Pa. have declined in abundance

August 30, 2022

Two Pennsylvania 4-H’ers selected for camp through 4-H Military Partnership

July 19, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Two Carbon County 4-H’ers, Jack and Reagan LeClair, recently attended an all-expenses-paid 4-H camp in Hawaii through the 4-H Military Partnership, a collaboration of military and land-grant university partners who integrate research-based programs and resources to support military-connected youth, families and communities.

Hitch up the wagons for the Equine Experience at Ag Progress Days

July 19, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — From the Spring Mount Percheron Draft Horse Hitch to the Miniature Horse Extravaganza, the Equine Experience at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days has something for everyone. During the three-day event, Aug. 9–11, visitors can attend demonstrations, interact with Penn State equine science faculty and staff, and learn about horse health and care.

Above-ground microbial communities that quell plant diseases can be developed

July 19, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Microbial communities naturally living on the leaves and stems of tomato plants can be manipulated to suppress diseases that reduce productivity, according to Penn State researchers, offering hope that growers someday can apply these mixtures of bacteria and fungi to protect plants and improve harvests.

Researcher gets grant to study biofilters to reduce livestock facility methane

July 19, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A scientist in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to lead a team conducting research on using biofilters to mitigate methane from enteric emissions produced in livestock facilities.

Rasgon named Huck Chair of Disease Epidemiology and Biotechnology

July 19, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Jason Rasgon, professor of entomology and disease epidemiology, has been named Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Disease Epidemiology and Biotechnology.

International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health, Policy slated for 2023

July 19, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Online registration and submission of abstracts now are open for the fifth International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy, which is scheduled for June 3-6, 2023, at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center on Penn State’s University Park campus. The conference website can be found at this link

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