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The Agronomy Farm at the Rock Springs Facility, part of the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, is the college's largest field research facility, comprising more than 600 acres.

The Penn State Cancer Institute aims to provide access to high-quality cancer care for residents in central Pennsylvania.

Lisa Kirby Rankin

Lisa Kirby Rankin '10 Ag Bus Mgmt will assume the role of president of the Ag Alumni Society Board of Directors this July.

From the left: Matt Owens, Ag Alumni Society Financial Secretary; Wayne Martenas '74 B.S. Agricultural Engineering; Christine Christian '85 B.S. Microbiology, '91 M.S. Food Science; Douglas Masser '12 B.S. Agricultural and Extension Education; David Clark

New inductees welcomed to the Armsby Honor Society.

Alan Schaffranek Named Director of Alumni Relations.

The college recognizes Kurt Miller with its Outstanding Senior Award.

Four alumni have been named 2018 Outstanding Alumni. The award recognizes alumni for their achievements and provides opportunities for recipients to interact with the college's faculty.

Barbara Howell Raphael Receives Penn State Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award

Dianne Petrunak

The college honors Dianne Petrunak with the Excellence in Academic Advising Award.

Three ag alums with national reputations garner support for their programs.

Corncobs found at Ancestral Puebloan ruin reveal 1,000-year-old virus.

In a state with more than 12 million people and robust agricultural and resource-extraction industries, the water quality in Pennsylvania's more than 86,000 miles of streams and rivers is always a dicey proposition. But a statewide volunteer group marshaled by Penn State Extension is starting to make a difference.

Erika Machtinger

Pennsylvania's black bear population is experiencing a mange epidemic, and a college research team of biologists, immunologists, and entomologists led by Erika Machtinger, assistant professor of entomology, is working with the state Game Commission to learn why.

Boubou Sangho and Gladys Freeman

The college's Ag2Africa program hosts entrepreneurs from Africa for six weeks.

Researchers investigate new ways to control grubs on athletic fields.

Methane Molecule

Leading the world-wide effort to get a better handle on enteric methane (CH4) emissions, an international consortium of researchers devised more accurate models to estimate the amount of the greenhouse gas produced by dairy cattle.

Alison Franklin

Soil may be a natural filter that can act as a tertiary treatment for treated wastewater, preventing antibiotics from contaminating groundwater, according to college researchers who conducted a study at Penn State's Living Filter.

Undergraduate researchers investigate methods for removing lead from water.

Researchers discover a new way to make vitamin K that promises to cut costs.

There are more than 500,000 dairy cows in the state, and all eventually will enter the beef supply.