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College in the Media

March 20, 2019

The goal of 4-H is to provide youth with the skills to be outstanding citizens by developing leadership, responsibility and life skills, says Samantha Sessamen, 4-H youth development extension educator.

March 20, 2019

This article quotes Lenelle Bear, Nutrition Links regional coordinator, and Annie Lemarié, a Penn State Master Gardener.

March 20, 2019

Marc McDill, associate professor of forest management, talks about the new online Master of Professional Studies in Ecosystem Management and Administration.

March 19, 2019

This article takes a fun look at the social media reactions to presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's stop at the Berkey Creamery.

March 18, 2019

This article quotes Shari Edelson, director of horticulture for The Arboretum at Penn State, and Kate Reeder, the arboretum's marketing and events coordinator.

March 17, 2019

This story draws information from a Department of Entomology extension fact sheet authored by Greg Hoover, retired extension associate.

March 15, 2019

This story, and similar coverage in various other media outlets, mentions the college's role in the effort to contain the spotted lanternfly and refers readers to the SLF page on the Penn State Extension website.

March 14, 2019

Marilyn Roossinck, professor of plant pathology and environmental microbiology, comments on groundbreaking research conducted by a team at the University of Montpellier.

March 14, 2019

Josh Lambert, associate professor of food science, comments on research in his lab that found that avocado seed extract could be used to reduce inflammation caused by white blood cells.

March 14, 2019

Greg Krawczyk, research professor and extension tree fruit entomologist at the Fruit Research and Extension Center, and Hillary Peterson, doctoral candidate in entomology, discuss the brown marmorated stink bug.

March 13, 2019

Penn State Master Gardener Dianne Machesney says if the spotted lanternfly reaches northwestern Pennsylvania, it could devastate the Lake Erie grape industry.

March 13, 2019

Karen Bracey, family living and nutrition extension educator, offers advice for incorporating healthy behaviors into the daily routine.

March 12, 2019

Martin Bucknavage, senior food safety extension associate, provides guidance on how to know whether chicken and other foods still are safe to eat.

March 11, 2019

Mary Ehret, Nutrition Links supervisor in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Carbon, Schuylkill, Sullivan and Bradford Counties, and Karel Zubris, nutrition education adviser, offer tips for making healthy meals with dried beans.

March 11, 2019

This article mentions the spotted lanternfly permit training course provided by Penn State Extension.

March 11, 2019

This article summarizes the findings of a study led by Alan Rotz, adjunct professor of agricultural and biological engineering, who is a scientist with the USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit.

March 8, 2019

Penn State Master Gardener Carol Papas offers recommendations on tree varieties that provide visual interest during the winter months.

March 7, 2019

Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology, says between 30 and 40 wine grape growers in the SLF quarantine zone in eastern Pennsylvania spotted lanternfly damage in their vineyards last year.

March 7, 2019

Mary Ehret, Nutrition Links supervisor in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Carbon, Schuylkill, Sullivan and Bradford Counties, talks about the nutritional value of potatoes.

March 6, 2019

This coverage of a recent Farm Bureau meeting quotes Rachel Milliron, agronomy extension educator.

March 5, 2019

On the station's "Smart Talk" program, Alyssa Collins, director of the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center, discusses the uses of hemp products and Penn State research on production of the crop.

March 5, 2019

This piece draws heavily on a Penn State Extension article authored by John Halbrendt, professor emeritus of plant pathology.

March 4, 2019

This Pennsylvania Farm Bureau op-ed piece, which appeared in several newspapers across the state, cites college survey research that measured the voluntary implementation of best management practices by Pennsylvania farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.