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Think outside the office. With a degree from Penn State Ag Sciences, you can spend your days exploring fields, forests, and waterways all over the world. Get a weekly student perspective about life on campus.
International Ag Club members pose on a club hayride.
December 9, 2012

Expand your boundaries and learn about another cool club in the College of Ag Sciences--one that promotes international agriculture!

The Department of Plant Science offers the Landscape Contracting, Turfgrass Science, and Plant Sciences majors.
December 7, 2012

Frank recently conducted an interview with the Plant Sciences Advising Coordinator Tarrah Geszvain to find out more about the new Plant Sciences major.

December 7, 2012

Frank has some lesser known study spots on Ag Hill for you to check out!

Soil Judging is just one College of Ag Sciences team that competed this fall.
November 19, 2012

Our college clubs and teams achieve great things! Here's a list of some of their accomplishments.

Heidi Musshafen, fellow ERM major, served as the Mistress of Ceremonies for the College of Ag Sciences Scholarship Banquet
November 9, 2012

Frank meets the faces behind the name of the scholarship he received at this year's College of Ag Sciences Scholarship Banquet.

November 7, 2012

Senior Wildlife and Fisheries Science major Megan Davis recounts her journey through internships with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that ultimately landed her a full-time job upon graduation from Penn State!

October 18, 2012

Jess gives advice on how to make the most of Ag Career Day.

A hill behind Medlar Field where we profiled our landscape--trust me, this is way steeper in real life.
October 16, 2012

Ag Sciences field trips offer real-life settings to test out what you learn in class.

October 11, 2012

Jess writes about her experiences at the Ag Alumni Mentoring Workshop.

Casual, yet professional
October 10, 2012

Here's a brief account of my experience at the Ag Alumni Society's Mentoring Workshop.

October 2, 2012

This weekend, Jess and I attended the Great Insect Fair in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Club president Nicole on a SEAC trip!
September 28, 2012

This blog is the first of the Club Spotlight series, highlighting clubs and organizations within the College of Ag Sciences!

September 26, 2012

Here's my story of "Rock the Vote," a fantastic concert with ALO, G. Love, and Jack Johnson, sponsored by Penn State's Student Programming Association.

September 23, 2012

Hey there! I’m here to give you all a look at college life from my eyes. Since I’m new, I figured I’d share a little about myself!

September 20, 2012

Following our second place finish this summer on Lake Champlain, ERM grad Grae Buck and I had the opportunity to compete at the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Championship on Philpott Lake in Virginia!

I participated in a fish electroshock survey of the Conewago Creek
September 4, 2012

This fall semester marks both the beginning of my final semester at Penn State as well as the conclusion of an amazing summer internship with the Conewago Creek Initiative.

A view of what awaits you if you're coming to University Park this fall- a tiny bit of Mount Nittany, Beaver Stadium, and Freshmen dorms at East Halls!
August 22, 2012

For my last summer blog, I want to pass on some good tips to incoming freshmen to help you adjust and prepare you for your new life in college!

August 17, 2012

While the College of Ag Sciences’ Agricultural Progress Days event isn’t really a secret, it certainly isn’t as well known to college students as it should be. Finished yesterday, Ag Progress Days is held each year about 2 weeks before classes start and is the perfect combination of food, friends, and interactive learning.

Dr. John C. Ewing is the AEE Program Coordinator and is also a Student Advisor and Associate Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education.
August 1, 2012

As a special treat for you, I interviewed one of our college's fantastic faculty members, Dr. John Ewing. He is the program coordinator for my major and a great guy, so I was happy to gather some info from him!

With over 40,000 attendees, Ag Progress Days is the most popular College of Ag Sciences event in the summertime
July 23, 2012

While there may not be a swarm of students and activities here over the summer, the University Park campus and State College sure stay busy with plenty of great opportunities!