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College in the Media

October 11, 2012

Sara Milillo, instructor in food science, explains how Salmonella can contaminate food products.

October 11, 2012

Michael Saunders, professor of entomology, explains stink-bug behavior and offers control tips for homeowners.

October 10, 2012

A preview of Penn State Extension's Marcellus Summit, which offers the latest research and perspectives on natural-gas development.

October 9, 2012

A story highlighting a program that offers dairy farmers a chance to test their water for problems that might affect herd health or milk production.

October 8, 2012

Extension educator Diane Oleson talks about how potential water-quality problems can affect the health of residents.

October 8, 2012

A summary of the Keystone Central School District's summer recreation program, including Penn State Extension's role in providing food, nutrition and anti-obesity education.

October 8, 2012

Coverage (including a video) of the Northampton County Open Gate Farm Tour, sponsored by Penn State Extension.

October 8, 2012

A story highlighting a state Senate proclamation designating Oct. 7-13 as 4-H Week in Pennsylvania.

October 8, 2012

Extension educator Karen Hack talks about the range of activities available to youths who join a new 4-H club in Shippensburg.

October 5, 2012

John Tooker, assistant professor and extension entomologist, is quoted in this story, which also cites information from a college fact sheet.

October 4, 2012

Coverage of the "Keystone Ride," an annual statewide event coordinated by the Penn State Extension Youth Equine Team.

October 1, 2012

Dennis Murphy, distinguished professor of agricultural safety and health, says reducing fatigue can cut the risk of farm accidents.

October 1, 2012

Tara Baugher, tree fruit extension educator, discusses how growers can determine optimum harvest time for apples.

October 1, 2012

Extension educator Cathy Straub talks about the Strengthening Families program at a meeting of the Potter County Commissioners.

October 1, 2012

Coverage of the Great Insect Fair, including quotes from Steve Jacobs, senior extension associate in entomology.

October 1, 2012

Students in Wildlife and Fisheries Science are among the volunteers participating in the arboretum's Avian Education Program.

September 28, 2012

Steve Jacobs, senior extension associate in entomology, is quoted in this preview story about the Great Insect Fair.

September 25, 2012

Becky Heinig, doctoral candidate in entomology talks about the Great Insect Fair on Channel 10's "Central PA Live" show.

September 25, 2012

University Acting Executive Vice President and Provost Robert Pangborn and outgoing Dean Bruce McPheron are quoted.

September 25, 2012

Extension educator Mark Madden says the number of landowners who receive natural-gas royalties will continue to grow as drilled wells are brought online.

September 25, 2012

Marc Abrams, professor of forest ecology and physiology, says fall foliage colors in areas of the Midwest hard hit by drought likely will be muted.

September 25, 2012

Commenting on fall foliage prospects are Scott Sjolander, extension urban forester, and Marc Abrams, professor of forest ecology and physiology.

September 25, 2012

Denise Continenza, extension family living educator, says many parents have trouble enforcing boundaries for their technology-savvy children.

September 25, 2012

Dennis Buffington, professor emeritus of agricultural engineering and extension energy specialist, says he expects heating-oil demand to fall as natural-gas production ramps up.

September 25, 2012

Marc Abrams, professor of forest ecology and physiology, and Dave Jackson, extension forest resources educator, comment on prospects for the annual fall foliage display.