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June 29, 2018

This article highlights grant funding to support several wine- and grape-related research projects in the college.

June 29, 2018

Josh Lambert, associate professor of food science, talks about his research that suggested eating avocado seeds can help with hypertension and diabetes.

June 29, 2018

As farmers markets continue to grow in popularity, so does the need to educate consumers about potential food safety hazards, says Sharon McDonald, senior extension educator and food safety specialist.

June 29, 2018

Margherita Cantorna, distinguished professor of molecular immunology, discusses her recently published research.

June 29, 2018

Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology, and Barb Christ, vineyard owner and retired senior associate dean and professor of plant pathology, comment.

June 28, 2018

Connie Schmotzer, consumer horticulture extension educator, talks about the Master Gardener program and how it promotes pollinator health.

June 28, 2018

Members of a 4-H team describe the development of their "smart lamp," which won third place in the statewide Pennsylvania 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge.

June 27, 2018

This Facebook Live event covering issues related to the invasive spotted lanternfly featured Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology, and Julie Urban, associate research professor of entomology.

June 26, 2018

Michael Skvarla, extension educator in entomology and director of the Insect Identification Lab, comments about the prevalence of the lone star tick in Pennsylvania.

June 26, 2018

This article highlights a research grant awarded to Huaguang Lu, clinical professor and avian virologist in veterinary and biomedical sciences.

June 25, 2018

Vinnie Cotrone, extension urban forester, and Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology, are quoted in this story.

June 24, 2018

Recent Penn State graduates David Galbraith and Zachary Fuller and Distinguished Professor of Entomology Christina Grozinger are quoted.

June 22, 2018

In this special broadcast, Emelie Swackhamer, horticulture extension educator, shows host Don Jacobs a spotted lanternfly infestation and discusses the pest's behavior and management.

June 22, 2018

Tom Murphy, co-director of the Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research, says advances in technology have allowed drillers to extract more natural gas from each wellpad.

June 22, 2018

A cow's age affects meat tenderness, color and marbling, and that influences consumer perceptions of meat quality, says Jonathan Campbell, extension meat specialist and assistant professor of animal science.

June 22, 2018

This video features Student Farm interns Allyson Ulsh, an environmental resource management major, and Luther Coe, pre-major in agriculture.

June 22, 2018

Joshua Rice, Penn State Extension assistant director for 4-H and youth development programs, says the 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge provides youth with a chance to showcase the wide array of skills they have gained through their 4-H experiences.

June 21, 2018

Michael Skvarla, Insect Identification Lab director and extension educator in entomology, provides insight into the annual display of fireflies in Pennsylvania.

June 21, 2018

Gardening columnist George Weigel includes the flower trial gardens at the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center and gardens at Penn State Extension offices in Cumberland and York counties among a list of top free, public gardens in the region.

June 21, 2018

Scott Sjolander, extension community forester, describes the feeding behavior of the emerald ash borer and the damage it causes to ash trees.

June 21, 2018

Tim Abbey, horticulture and entomology extension educator, comments on the potential spread of the spotted lanternfly beyond the current quarantine zone.

June 21, 2018

Bill Lamont, professor emeritus of vegetable crops, offers advice for irrigating a home garden while conserving water and promoting plant health.

June 21, 2018

This article mentions research by Dan Stearns, professor emeritus of landscape contracting, and quotes Harrison Fritz, a landscape contracting alumnus.

June 20, 2018

Matt Kaplan, intergenerational and aging specialist and professor of agricultural and extension education, appeared on PCN's "Focus on Aging Adults" program to discuss the growing trend of grandparents raising grandchildren and services available to assist them.

June 20, 2018

Mary Ehret, extension educator and Nutrition Links supervisor in Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe, Carbon, Sullivan and Bradford counties, offers tips for enjoying food while eating less sodium, saturated fat and added sugar.

June 20, 2018

Penn State hops research and extension programs are highlighted in this story.