College in the Media

A sampling of recent media coverage and mentions of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Penn State Extension appearing in print, online, and over the airwaves. Some links may require a log-in or may expire.

Jun 13, 2021

Philadelphia Inquirer: Spotted lanternflies are hatching and here to stay in Philly region

Brian Walsh, horticulture extension educator, talks about the damage caused by spotted lanternflies and efforts to manage SLF populations. [more]

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Eat it or toss it? What those food expiration dates really mean

Martin Bucknavage, senior food safety extension associate, helps explain the meaning of "use by" and "sell by" dates on food packaging. This story also appeared in Yahoo News. [more]

The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio: Golf course grass ‘remembers’ if It was mowed, Penn State professor finds

David Huff, professor of turfgrass breeding and genetics, and Chris Benson, doctoral candidate in plant biology, discuss their recently published study. [more]

Much coverage of the College of Agricultural Sciences is initiated or assisted by media relations and outreach efforts of the college's Communications and Marketing group.

To see more media mentions, visit the college's News and Information website.

If you see a story that you think should be included in this newsletter, or if you have a story idea that you believe merits news media coverage, please let us know by emailing or by contacting Chuck Gill at or 814-863-2713.