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January 9, 2018

The Department of Food Science leads Pennsylvania's efforts with the GenomeTrakr network to trace foodborne illnesses to their sources.

January 9, 2018

It's hot, buggy, and physically demanding, but the work the students put in at the Penn State Student Farm pays off in veggies and in the acquisition of valuable skills.

January 9, 2018

Can a dairy farm be profitable while protecting the environment? Penn State's virtual model for dairy farms may have the answer.

June 16, 2017

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

June 16, 2017

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

June 16, 2017

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

December 21, 2016

College of Ag Sciences Undergraduates reap the benefits of hands-on learning in faculty labs.

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December 21, 2016

Scientists and extension educators in the college battle invasive species.

December 21, 2016

Penn State Bee Research Pollinates the Next Generation of Scientists

May 6, 2016

Interdisciplinary research helps faculty members in the college tackle big questions.

May 6, 2016

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is enforcing food safety activities through its new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

May 6, 2016

It's no longer just about the food. Interest in producing and consuming locally sourced fermented beverages--from wine to beer to hard cider to spirits--is growing throughout Pennsylvania, and Penn State Extension is providing educational support to both emerging and established businesses in the industry.

December 3, 2015

How the 150-year-old Penn State institution helped build a global industry.

December 3, 2015

Researchers and extension educators in the college take aim at the latest outbreak.

December 3, 2015

Taking on the rising problem of stormwater runoff.

May 12, 2015

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.

May 12, 2015

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

May 12, 2015

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

May 12, 2015

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

May 12, 2015

Crowdsourcing Plant Knowledge