Editor's Note - An Ongoing Conversation

For every feature story we have a conversation with our subjects. And afterwards they have a chance to review what we’ve written and make sure the facts accurately reflect their story.

Interview with Jairam Vanamala

Associate Professor of Food Science

Fat Flies

Dragonfly gut infections suggest environmental role in obesity.

Ag in Southeast Asia

Students travel to Cambodia and Thailand to assist small farmers.

One Step Closer

Receptor may be key to treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Green Tea For Your Health

Drink green tea or chew green tea gum and you may avoid oral cancer, which kills more than 8,000 people in the United States each year.

Sharing Experience

Alumni showcase careers in conservation, consulting, and manufacturing.

First Annual "Celebrating Agriculture" Game Day

Saturday, October 10, 2015, Penn State vs. Indiana.

How to Develop Your Farm Emergency Plan

Too often, when first responders arrive on the scene of a farm-related emergency, they don’t have the proper knowledge, training, personnel, or equipment to manage the situation.

Biodiversity Has Impact

Small predator diversity reduces parasites in frogs.

Lake Perez Reopens

In 2008, Lake Perez at the Stone Valley Recreation Area was drained to repair problems with the dam.

Hands-On in StoneValley

Living laboratory offers opportunities for research, recreation.

Bitten by the Botany Bug

Environmental resource management major researches “scars.”

Helping the Medicine Go Down

Altered milk protein can deliver AIDS drug to infants.

Sharpen Your Pencils!

Put your notebooks away, turn off your cell phones, and test your knowledge. Let’s see how much you remember with these questions from finals throughout the college.

The Creamery: At Work Since 1865

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the creamery, the oldest of its kind in the United States. Let’s take a quick look.

Dairy Diva

Alumna finds her place marketing milk industry.

A Matter of National Security

A CED major interns with National Defense University.

Eric Harvill Named Distinguished Professor

Eric Harvill, Professor of veterinary and biomedical sciences, has been named a Distinguished Professor for his exceptional record of research, teaching, and service to Penn State.

Rapid Response Spotted: Invasive Lanternfly

Penn State researchers and extension educators rapidly respond to the threat of a potential invasive species.

The Science of GMOs

Our researchers explain what science reveals about GMOs—both the benefits and the risks.

Plant Village

Crowdsourcing Plant Knowledge

Caring for Pennsylvania’s Private Forests

Staff and volunteers of the Center for Private Forests help Pennsylvania’s landowners conserve forests for generations to come.

The Penn State Stockmen's Club Celebrates 50 Years

After 50 years, members of the Penn State Stockmen’s Club continue to support the Department of Animal Science.

The Time is Ripe for Hard Cider

Penn State Extension experts say the market is wide open for enterprising apple growers or ag entreprenuers looking to expand into the hard cider market.

Know Your Ag!

Pennsylvania agriculture covers more ground than you might think.

The Expertise of Our Faculty and Staff Reaches Beyond the Classroom

Our faculty and staff can be found in the media throughout the country.

Why is the College of Ag Sciences so great at Penn State?

Dean Rick Roush provides his perspective on the college.

Agricultural Engineering Building to be Renovated

The Agricultural Engineering Building, which houses the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE), will be rebuilt and renovated to better meet the department’s needs.