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Thinking about raising chickens in your backyard? Poultry expert Phillip Clauer has a few tips to help you keep your hens — and your neighbors — happy.

The college’s new dual-title graduate degree program in International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) has graduated its first two students: Anna Testen, who received her primary master’s degree in plant pathology, and Brad Olson, who received his primary master’s degree in agricultural and extension education.

Daily temperature variation has a greater effect than average monthly temperature on identifying risk of malaria infection.

Penn State research helps the mushroom industry turn up the heat on human pathogens.

How a teacher revived student interest in agricultural education.

A new Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program in the college assists students and faculty members in commercializing their ideas.

The brown marmorated stink bug and the western conifer seed bug look very similar. How can I identify them correctly?

Autumn is beautiful as the leaves begin to change and people start pulling out their brightly colored sweaters. Unfortunately, all of those falling leaves can be a headache for anyone with large ponds on their property.

Pennsylvania now has more than 160 wineries. What are these wineries making? What wines are good to try? These are questions I often receive from consumers. Pennsylvania wines can be broken down into three main categories: European, hybrid, and native varieties.

Robert F. Roberts, who has served as interim head of the Penn State Department of Food Science since May 2012, has been named to the post on a permanent basis.

A new approach may be able to reduce the time it takes health officials to identify Salmonella strains by more than half, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

Swimming with sharks doesn’t terrify Jennifer McAndrew. For her, it is just another day on the job.

We are Pennsylvania’s only land-grant university. What does that mean?

A 3.4 percent increase in funding for Penn State agricultural research and extension included in the newly passed 2013–2014 state budget will help to maintain programs critical for Pennsylvania’s agricultural industry and the consumers it serves.

Pennsylvanians can help by creating landscapes for these insects and certifying them as “pollinator friendly” with Penn State Extension Master Gardeners.

Changing the way a plant forms 
cellulose may lead to more efficient, less expensive biofuel production, according to Penn State engineers.

While many people recognize that clean water and air are signs of a healthy ecosystem, most do not realize that a critical part of the environment is right beneath their feet.

Dana James has always been ambitious. In high school while peers were putting in a few local community service hours, she chose to volunteer in Guatemala. She approached her college education 
with the same above-and-beyond attitude.