Graduate student selected for Young Scientists Cohort at World Food Forum

Ram Neupane, a graduate student in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, will be one of 20 members of the inaugural Young Scientists Cohort at the World Food Forum.

USDA grant to aid Penn State scientists in exploring postharvest fruit rot

Scientists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of nearly $313,000 to study the effects of postharvest fruit decay.  

College Leadership

Setting the tone and leading the charge in the College of Agricultural Sciences.


The Food Science Club depends on its members for ideas, support, and involvement in order to successfully accomplish sponsored events.

Food Science Club
Insect Pests - Trap Count Data

Weekly update information on trap counts for Codling Moth, Obliquebanded Leafroller, Oriental Fruit Moth, Redbanded Leafroller, Spotted Tentiform Leafminer, and Tufted Apple Bud Moth.

Event Calendar
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Success Story Submission

Success story survey link, examples of success stories, PDF version of the survey (for preview purposes only).

Success Stories - Word document and Qualtrics link

This is Word form where you can enter your own professional success stories. Please remember to send a copy of your story to your Supervisor. Link for entering into Qualtrics is included.

Ordering Process for County Extension

PSU has changed the process for ordering computers. Your office must now use PSU’s SIMBA system to pick a computer configuration that works best for you. This page details the process of using the PSU SIMBA site to create an eQuote (Dell) or Template (Apple). This page only explains how to look at the various models & select what you need. As always, if you have questions please reach out to for a consultant for assist you.

Other Important Information

Make sure you know about these on-campus details so you come prepared to PSEAS!

General Policies and Procedures

As PSEAS Scholars, we are expecting that you have an outstanding experience at PSEAS 2022. In order to do so, specific guidelines need to be addressed and recognized by the scholars.

Internet-based precision irrigation system shows promise for fresh-market tomato

An “internet of things” — or IoT — system monitoring real-time data from soil-based sensors to activate an automated precision irrigation setup can conserve water and boost crop production, according to a team of Penn State researchers.