Business and Industry

Together, we are better.

When academia and industry partner in meaningful ways, the benefits to Pennsylvania’s farms, economy, citizens, communities, and natural resources are multiplied.

College Relations helps create productive, engaging, and even inspiring connections among ag-related businesses and organizations and our faculty, staff, and students. We convene around important topics, advocate for the college’s research and extension efforts, and create shared knowledge about college programs, activities, and opportunities.

College News

November 30, 2022

New clues about how carbon dioxide affects bumble bee reproduction

While a beekeeper puffing clouds of carbon dioxide into a hive to calm the insects is a familiar image to many, less is known about its other effects on bees. A recent study revealed clues about how the chemical compound affects bee physiology, including reproduction.

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November 30, 2022

Penn State Berkey Creamery announces new Salted Caramel Cheesecake flavor

The newest flavor from the Penn State Berkey Creamery — Salted Caramel Cheesecake — will be available for a limited time through the end of December. It is the first new flavor created by the creamery since White Out was announced in fall 2018.

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November 29, 2022

Too much of a good thing: Over-supplementation of chickens' diet backfires

When it comes to supplementing the diet of laying hens with omega-3 fatty acids to enrich their eggs — making them more heart healthy for consumers — some supplementation is good, but too much is bad for the chickens and can negatively affect their egg production.

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November 22, 2022

New 'Life From All Angles' video features Sally Mackenzie’s epigenetics research

The newest episode of "Life From All Angles," a YouTube series produced by the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, highlights the breakthroughs made by Penn State Plant Institute Director Sally Mackenzie in understanding epigenetics and manipulating plants to be more productive.

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