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

August 2, 2021

Nitrous oxide emissions, coming from legume cover crops, manure, can be reduced

The application of manure after the growth and demise of legume cover crops in rotations is a recipe to increase nitrous oxide releases during ensuing corn growth, according to a team of Penn State researchers who conducted a new study. They suggest that innovative management strategies are needed to reduce these emissions.

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August 2, 2021

Penn State’s Ag Progress Days is back with a wide range of activities, exhibits

After a year-long postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Penn State’s Ag Progress Days is back with a full schedule of demonstrations, activities and learning for all ages. The expo begins Aug. 10 and continues through Aug. 12 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs in Ferguson Township, Centre County.

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July 30, 2021

Ag Progress Days attendees can gain insight into agricultural issues and policy

Visitors at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12, will have opportunities to learn about issues and policies affecting Pennsylvania agriculture as well as governmental services and programs that may help them address production or economic challenges. A variety of planned events and exhibits will feature representatives from state and federal agencies, state legislators and cabinet officials, and a federal lawmaker.

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July 28, 2021

Master Gardeners, Delaware Valley University pilot 'Grow-Save-Repeat' project

Consumers’ growing interest in gardening — and seed saving — has spurred a new project by Penn State Extension’s Master Gardener program, called "Grow-Save-Repeat."

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