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Samuel Hayes Jr.

Samuel Hayes Jr. has been selected as a 2017 Penn State Distinguished Alumnus

James Frisbie

Former Blue Band Drum Major and 2016 Homecoming King James Frisbie earns top honors.

Tarrah Geszvain

Tarrah Geszvain, advising coordinator for the plant sciences and landscape contracting majors, receives the college's 2017 Excellence in Academic Advising Award.

From left: David Dell, Dean Rick Roush, Joel Krall (Outstanding Recent Alumni Honoree), Fred Metzger, and Barry Flinchbaugh

Honoring our graduates with Outstanding Alumni Awards.

The college's Ag Alumni Society celebrates 50 years of friendship and success.

The value of supporting research for the greater public good

Tractors finally overtook the horse as the chief form of power on the American farm around 1955.

Hired in October, Tom Davis is the first new manager of the creamery in 30 years. Tom fills us in on his dream job, the future of the Creamery, and his favorite dessert.

Food production may not need to double by 2050.

Penn State Extension changes how it does business to give customers what they want, when they want it, and how they want it.

New high-throughput sequencing technologies uncover a world of interacting microorganisms.

Jonathan Lynch's lab is addressing global famine with a combination of old-school methods and modern innovation.

Researcher Shannon White (left) with assistants implants a transmitter into a wild brook trout, which will allow her to track the fish's movement and monitor its behavior.

Brook trout behaviors could help the animals adapt to habitat change.

A survey of nearly 7,000 farmers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed finds that many have voluntarily implemented water-quality best management practices.

A new fungal biopesticide is achieving mortality rates from 95.5 to 99 percent within 14 days.

Penn State Extension has launched a new website to help farmers, food processors, food distributors, and members of the public better understand and implement the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Climate change is driving people to urban areas.

Julianna Razryadov, a graduate student in horticulture, is studying the benefits of using native plants to boost the sustainability and aesthetics of green roofs.