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June 15, 2018

This story quotes Ted Alter, professor of agricultural, environmental, and regional economics, in the wake of a recent analysis of the state's geographic employment trends that he co-authored.

June 15, 2018

Kim Steiner, professor of forest biology and director of The Arboretum at Penn State, comments about the arboretum's planned new bird garden.

June 14, 2018

This story highlights the gift of quarter horses to the equine science program in the Department of Animal Science.

June 14, 2018

This article highlights Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding's appearance and comments at the 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge held recently at University Park.

June 13, 2018

Undergraduate research associate Gretchen Seigworth comments on a new study she co-authored with Ted Alter, professor of agricultural, environmental, and regional economics, Ted Fuller, development economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, and Tessa Sontheimer, undergraduate research associate.

June 13, 2018

In his "Farm Sense" podcast, AgDay TV anchor Clinton Griffiths talks with Department of Plant Science researchers Mark Guiltinan, Drew Fister, Lena Landherr and Siela Maximova about a study looking at the use of CRISPR-Cas9 technology in improving cacao. (Penn State segment from about 11:00 to 20:30)

June 13, 2018

This article includes two embedded video news segments featuring Memie Christie, nutrition education advisor for Penn State Extension Nutrition Links.

June 13, 2018

Michael Pate, Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health, praises local first responders for proactively seeking training that helped save a farmer's life.

June 12, 2018

In this story, Ted Fuller, development economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education, comments on a newly released analysis of Pennsylvania employment trends.

June 12, 2018

Ted Alter, professor of agricultural, environmental and regional economics, and Ted Fuller, development economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education, comment on their report detailing the geography of job growth and decline in Pennsylvania.

June 12, 2018

This article was authored by Samantha Robison, client relationship manager for Extension's Area 8.

June 12, 2018

In an article originally published by The New Food Economy, Laszlo Kulcsar, head of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, comments on population trends affecting the economies of rural communities.

June 11, 2018

Erica Smyers, doctoral degree candidate in entomology, says the purpose of this study is to help grape growers make spotted lanternfly pest-management decisions.

June 10, 2018

Dave Swartz, Penn State Extension assistant director for animal systems programs, describes the economic challenges facing dairy producers.

June 9, 2018

Donna Scherer, horticulture extension educator and coordinator of Franklin County's Mosquito-Borne Diseases Program, is quoted in this article.

June 8, 2018

Paul Heinermann, professor and head of agricultural and biological engineering, is quoted talking about the newly reopened Agricultural Engineering Building.

June 8, 2018

This video briefing describes research led by Raquel Loreto, postdoctoral scholar in entomology, and David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

June 5, 2018

Tom Baker, Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Chemical Ecology, and Nina Jenkins, research associate professor of entomology, comment on efforts to manage phorid fly infestations in neighborhoods surrounding mushroom farms in Chester County.

June 4, 2018

This article, written originally for The Conversation, was authored by Joyce Sakamoto, research associate in entomology, and Shelley Whitehead, doctoral candidate in entomology. The article also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Harrisburg Patriot-News and other outlets.

June 4, 2018

Hannah Greenberg, graduate student in entomology, and Erika Machtinger, assistant professor of entomology, talk about a project to investigate an apparent increase in mange among Pennsylvania black bears.

June 4, 2018

Emelie Swackhamer, horticulture extension educator, Julie Urban, senior research associate in entomology, and Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology, are quoted or cited in this article, which also appeared on ATT.net and other outlets.

June 4, 2018

In an article original published by Wired, Raquel Loreto, postdoctoral scholar in entomology, and David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, describe the findings of their recent study.

June 3, 2018

This article highlights the American Society for Horticultural Science's recent recognition of Rob Crassweller, professor of horticulture, as 2018 Outstanding Extension Educator.

June 2, 2018

Vincent Cotrone, extension urban forester, describes the damage caused by the emerald ash borer, which is decimating ash trees in the state.

June 2, 2018

Matt Kaplan, a professor of intergenerational programs and aging, said the experience of bringing school children together with seniors at a long-term care facility can be beneficial for both groups.