A Bad Case Of the Flu

At the front lines of fighting avian influenza in Pa.

Bridging the Gap

From Research Discoveries to Marketplace Solutions

From the Ground Up

Empowering the next generation of farmers

The Interview: Beth Gugino

The plant pathologist may be new to her role as assistant dean for graduate education, but she has deep roots in the college

Handing Over the Reins

Roush retires; Kulcsár named interim dean

The Future Is in the Bag

Stronger paper bags, reused repeatedly then recycled for biofuel

A Helping Hand

Corn-colonizing fungus may help the crop repel disease, grow larger

Rooting for Global Food Security

Discovery of root anatomy gene may lead to breeding more resilient corn crops

Some Like It Hot

Private landowners in Pennsylvania are open to the use of controlled fires.

The Skinny on Cocoa

Processing doesn't cut cocoa's health benefits

Personal Contacts Matter

For family members taking care of a relative's child as a result of the opioid crisis, it can be difficult to navigate assuming custody.

A New Defense

Wasps harness power of pitcher plants in first-ever observed defense strategy

Cell Reception Study

Immune cells may hold clues to vitamin D absorption

Intro to Food Security

Collaborative work authored by college grad students

An Appetite for Excellence

Budding Food Scientist Named 2023 Outstanding Senior in College of Ag Sciences

Advocate for Agriculture

Founder of Consulting Firm Beck Ag Named Ag Sciences Outstanding Alumnus

Diversity Dialogue

Four college of agricultural sciences graduates returned to campus last fall to discuss success in class and life as guest speakers on a minority alumni panel, hosted by the college's Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Partnership Potential

Creating new connections between graduate research and industry

A Capital Investment

To advance Penn State agricultural research, the Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning moved forward earlier this year with the purchase of 20.36 acres of land in Benner Township, Centre County, near the University Park campus.