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College in the Media

May 22, 2019

This story mentions Deanna Behring, assistant dean for international programs, who is seeking a seat on State College Borough Council.

May 21, 2019

In this story, which also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle (SFGate.com), Martin Bucknavage, senior food safety extension associate, comments on the food safety risks of cooking with compost.

May 21, 2019

John Pecchia, associate research professor of plant pathology and manager of the Mushroom Research Center, comments on the challenges and prospects of successfully cultivating morel mushrooms commercially.

May 21, 2019

This article features and includes links to information about the Center for Pollinator Research, led by Christina Grozinger, distinguished professor of entomology.

May 20, 2019

This story mentions Penn State Extension's participation in a new landscape contracting apprenticeship program and quotes landscape company owner Dan Eichenlaub, a college benefactor and Penn State Ag Council board member.

May 20, 2019

This article draws information from Penn State Extension materials that address the risks of using electric pressure cookers to can foods.

May 18, 2019

This article, which appeared in media outlets across Texas, features Jeff Hyde, acting associate dean and director of Penn State Extension, who will become director of extension for Texas A&M University.

May 17, 2019

Kathy Demchak, senior extension associate in plant science, and Tim Elkner, commercial horticulture extension educator, co-authored this article.

May 17, 2019

Brian Moyer, Penn State Extension educational program associate in business and community vitality, comments for this story, which also aired on WITF-FM, Harrisburg.

May 17, 2019

A presentation by Cori Steimling, assistant clinical professor and resident in avian medicine and pathology at the Animal Diagnostic Lab, is featured in this story.

May 17, 2019

This story highlights the efforts of Penn State Master Gardeners Paula Rudler and Barbara Barickman to plant and maintain a popular local public flower garden.

May 16, 2019

The use of Bt corn largely limits damage from fall armyworm in the northeastern United States, says John Tooker, associate professor of entomology.

May 15, 2019

Erynn Maynard-Bean, former doctoral student in ecology, and Margot Kaye, associate professor of forest ecology, discuss their recently published study.

May 15, 2019

Martha Zepp, food preservation extension program assistant, offers tips for safely preserving rhubarb to retain flavor and color.

May 14, 2019

Greg Krawczyk, research professor of entomology, comments on the difficulty of fighting the brown marmorated stink bug in the Eastern European republic of Georgia.

May 14, 2019

Jeff Graybill, agronomy extension educator, says 2018's wet growing season caused local farmers problems with disease and crop quality, but the rain did not cause a disaster.

May 13, 2019

Rachel Milliron, agronomy extension educator, and Linda Hyatt, Master Gardener coordinator in Westmoreland County, discuss the effects of wet weather on the planting of field crops and gardens.

May 13, 2019

Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology, comments of the discovery of two pathogenic fungi that may show promise as biocontrols for spotted lanternfly.

May 13, 2019

Kari Peter, assistant research professor of tree fruit pathology, says the wet soils have created the right conditions for many diseases, and Jeff Graybill, agronomy extension educator, says seed rot could be a concern for some field crop growers.

May 13, 2019

Jeff Stoltzfus, farm food safety extension educator and farm owner, comments on how produce growers have been affected by the recent wet weather.

May 13, 2019

Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology, describes finding spotted lanternflies killed by a naturally occurring fungus in Berks County.

May 13, 2019

Alyssa Collins, assistant professor of plant pathology and director of the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center, offers recommendations for growers to avoid fusarium head blight in barley and wheat.

May 12, 2019

In this column, author Robin Kuleck, food, families and health senior extension educator, describes extension's family and consumer sciences programs.