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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

January 21, 2021

Grozinger receives National Academy's Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Christina Grozinger, Publius Vergilius Maro Professor of Entomology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will receive the National Academy of Sciences' 2021 Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences for her work addressing global declines in pollinator populations.

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January 20, 2021

Spotted lanternfly experts debunk myths about the prodigious, pestilent pest

As the spotted lanternfly extension associate in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Heather Leach hears stories or “myths” about management or the biology of the pest.

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January 19, 2021

Feral colonies provide clues for enhancing honey bee tolerance to pathogens

Understanding the genetic and environmental factors that enable some feral honey bee colonies to tolerate pathogens and survive the winter in the absence of beekeeping management may help lead to breeding stocks that would enhance survival of managed colonies, according to a study led by researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

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January 19, 2021

Penn State World Campus alumni awarded for service and mastery of resilience

Each year the Penn State World Campus Outstanding Alumni Awards recognize the success of alumni as leaders in their field and the impact they have on society and their profession. From a career in service by securing the homeland, to inspiring others by overcoming the odds, all are attributes of this year’s recipients, retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. and American Airlines Captain Linda Wackerman and William “Monty” Elam.

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