Roy C. Buck Faculty Award

The purpose of this award shall be to honor and recognize an untenured, tenure-track faculty member in the College of Agricultural Sciences, whose research involves the social or human sciences, for the best refereed article published in a scholarly journal in the previous two years.

Alex and Jessie C. Black Award for Excellence in Research

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize, tenure-track faculty, in the College of Agricultural Sciences whose significant accomplishments include exceptional and original agricultural research conducted at Penn State.

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Morning Ag Clips: Schmidt named County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania Fellow

This story quotes Cristy Schmidt, applied research educator in the Center for Economic and Community Development, and Brent Hales, director of Penn State Extension.

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Bradford Era: National Invasive Species Awareness Week

This article, which focuses on the spotted lanternfly, was authored by Katie Schmidt, forestry extension educator.

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Community of Advising Excellence Award Nomination

The College of Agricultural Sciences’ Community of Advising Excellence Award recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding academic advisers of undergraduate students in the College.

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Community of Advising Excellence Award

The College of Agricultural Sciences' Community of Advising Excellence Award recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding academic advisers of undergraduate students in the College.

Community of Advising Excellence Award

The College of Agricultural Sciences’ Community of Advising Excellence Award recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding academic advisers of undergraduate students in the College.

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CNET.com: States couldn't afford to wait for the FCC's broadband maps to improve. So they didn't

This article quotes Harry Crissy, extension educator in business and community vitality, about Penn State Extension's role in the effort to expand broadband internet coverage in Pennsylvania.

College of Ag Sciences announces recipients of CURAD Virtual Fellows Program

A technology that uses dielectric heating and radio frequency energy to destroy destructive pests lurking within wood products is closer to reaching the marketplace after a recent commercial trial at Penn State’s University Park campus.

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Alliance provides platform for faculty, graduate students to solve global issues

In support of its mission to provide sustainable solutions to world problems — while preparing the next generation of leaders — Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has joined the Global Challenges University Alliance 2030.

The Science Times: Natural gas compressor noise impacts songbirds’ reproductive success

Margaret Brittingham, professor of wildlife resources, and Julian Avery, associate research professor of wildlife ecology and conservation, describe their study, which found that bluebirds and tree swallows nesting in noisy boxes spent less time incubating their eggs, had fewer eggs hatch and produced fewer young than their neighbors nesting in quiet boxes. Similar coverage appeared in the Harrisburg Patriot-News (PennLive.com) and Morning Ag Clips.

WeAreCentralPa.com (WTAJ-TV, Altoona): Penn State study -- PA at highest hunger levels since beginning of pandemic

More than one in 10 households in Pennsylvania sometimes or often didn’t have enough food to eat last year, says Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural and regional economics and director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. Similar coverage appeared in the Bradford Era, Lewistown Sentinel and Morning Ag Clips.

Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Looking to provide ‘support my generation didn’t have’ Penn State alum gifts $1M to LGBTQIA student center

This story highlights a gift from college alumnus Jeffrey Conrad.

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Food Science

Use microbiology, chemistry, engineering, and nutrition to solve real-world problems involving the production, packaging, and preservation of food.

Food Systems

Interdisciplinary minor that prepares students for existing and emerging food systems careers

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