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September 6, 2012

Patrick Drohan, assistant professor of pedology, comments on a federal study examining the amount of land disturbed by Marcellus Shale development.

September 6, 2012

Sandy Feather, horticulture extension educator, talks about downy mildew of standard impatiens, a relatively new disease that's showing up in Pennsylvania.

September 6, 2012

Penn State Extension West Nile Virus Program Administrator Tom Smith offers tips for avoiding bites from mosquitoes that might carry West Nile virus.

September 6, 2012

Thomas Smith, West Nile virus program administrator for Penn State Extension in York County, says the aggressive Asian tiger mosquito doesn't carry West Nile, but it is a problem in the county.

September 4, 2012

Unusual spring weather has led to severe crop losses for fruit growers in the state's northern tier, says Tom Maloney, horticulture extension educator.

September 4, 2012

Dana Rizzo, water quality extension educator, and Bryan Swistock, water resources extension associate, comment on the need for private water supply owners to test their water in the absence of state regulations.

September 4, 2012

A story containing information from a College of Agricultural Sciences news release.

September 4, 2012

A feature article on Montgomery County's Cultivating Communities Campaign, a collaborative project that includes Penn State Extension among its partners.

September 4, 2012

The spotted wing drosophila is causing serious damage to soft fruit crops in southcentral Pennsylvania, according to Tom Ford, horticulture extension educator.

August 30, 2012

Maryann Frazier, senior extension associate in entomology, talks about a method for developing locally bred queens to help combat colony collapse disorder in honeybees.

August 27, 2012

In his "Over the Garden Fence" column, Bill Lamont, professor of vegetable crops, offers tips for storing some of your garden bounty.

August 27, 2012

Coverage of a presentation given by Penn State Extension Master Gardener Roberta Troy.

August 27, 2012

Tom Ford, horticulture extension educator, and Dave Biddinger, senior research associate at the Fruit Research and Extension Center, talk about crop damage caused by the spotted wing drosophila.

August 24, 2012

Jim Dunn, professor of agricultural economics, talks about how drought could affect the attractiveness of farm commodities and sectors for investors.

August 23, 2012

In Penn State Extension's "Franklin County Gardening" column, agronomy extension educator John Rowehl discusses common turf diseases.

August 22, 2012

Steve Bogash, horticulture extension educator, says the tomato-tasting events he organizes gives local residents a change to experience new varieties.

August 19, 2012

Ag Progress Days exceeded expectations, says manager Bob Oberheim.

August 18, 2012

Coverage of a ceremony observing the sesquicentennial of the Morrill Act during the Ag Progress Days Government and Industry Day luncheon. Dean Bruce McPheron and President Rodney Erickson are among those quoted.

August 17, 2012

Coverage of the announcement that Dean Bruce McPheron will assume a similar position at Ohio State University, effective Nov. 1.

August 17, 2012

Coverage of the announcement that Dean Bruce McPheron will assume a similar position at Ohio State University, effective Nov. 1.

August 17, 2012

Coverage of the announcement that Dean Bruce McPheron will assume a similar position at Ohio State University, effective Nov. 1.

August 16, 2012

Coverage of a ceremony observing the sesquicentennial of the Morrill Act during the Ag Progress Days Government and Industry Day luncheon. Dean Bruce McPheron and President Rodney Erickson are among those quoted.

August 16, 2012

Coverage of a Penn State Extension workshop on good agricultural practices, or GAPS, which are designed to help growers reduce the risk of pathogens that can cause foodborne illness.

August 16, 2012

Extension educator Mike Fournier says the Middletown Grange Fair promotes agricultural literacy and youth development in suburban Philadelphia.

August 16, 2012

An article spotlighting DairyCents, an application developed by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team to help producers calculate income over feed costs and compare feed prices.

August 15, 2012

Michael Jacobson, associate professor of forest resources, and Josh Herr, graduate student in plant biology, talk about research to develop woody biomass as a feedstock for energy production.