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In 2014, more than 8,100 farmers markets were listed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Consumers are eager for fresh produce straight from the farm, and according to Sam Watson, a senior majoring in food science and minoring in microbiology, most of them think the food is safer than that at grocery stores.

Charles "Chuck" Krueger and his wife, Ellen Krueger, of Mesa, Arizona, have donated $50,000 to benefit undergraduate research programs in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Robert W. Knight III and his wife, Jacque, set estate plans to support the Nationwide Insurance Professorship.

Daniel Foster, assistant professor of agricultural and extension education, is the recipient of the college's 2016 Excellence in Academic Advising Award.

Building the Foundations for Leadership and Innovation Endowment

Cara Boothroyd, a native of Endwell, New York, was named 2016 Outstanding Senior by the College of Agricultural Sciences. She also was chosen as the student marshal for the college's spring commencement ceremony.

In 2014, the College of Agricutural Sciences Alumni Society pledged $100,000 to create a new endowment in support of student scholarships. Now, the society is doubling down to enhance that fund and help more students with their educational expenses.

World War I (1914-1918) resulted in the deaths of 116,516 servicemen and wounding of 200,000 more. Women, too, suffered hardships. They served in the navy and the marines, as nurses, and in factories and government.

The names of some agricultural colleges have changed over the years to reflect who they are and those they serve. Should ours?

Conspiracy theories could hamper control of Zika.

Senior Undergraduate Student in Horticulture

Experimental biomass harvest is a step toward a sustainable, biofuel-powered future.

Students in the College of Agricultural Sciences who are candidates for a graduate degree in rural sociology and have exhibited academic excellence are eligible for the fellowship.

Researchers receive $10.2 million to create "eave tubes" that kill mosquitoes and protect homeowners from malaria.

New graduate housing will bolster fruit research.

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.

A GPS study tracks deer damage to forests.

Calvin DuBrock, retired director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Bureau of Wildlife Management, has been named the Goddard Chair in Forestry and Environmental Resource Conservation in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

So you think you know agriculture and the college? Think again!