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College in the Media

March 11, 2018

Ginger Fenton, dairy extension educator, says many factors are contributing to the fall in milk demand and prices.

March 10, 2018

Ginger Fenton, dairy extension educator, is quoted in this story.

March 10, 2018

This article cites Paula Lucas, 4-H extension educator, and quotes freshman Jared Rose, who is studying agricultural engineering, and freshman Austin Brown, who is planning to major in animal science, about their 4-H experiences.

March 9, 2018

Coverage of a centennial celebration emceed by Stephanie Shirk, client relationship manager for Extension's Area 9, featuring remarks by Lettie Schadler, retired Lebanon County extension director and educator, Ken Winebark, former extension educator, and Russell Redding, college alumnus and state Secretary of Agriculture.

March 8, 2018

Erin Kinley, Penn State master gardener, comments about how wintry weather might be affecting landscape plants and soil.

March 7, 2018

Michael Skvarla, extension educator and director of the Insect Identification Lab in the Entomology Department, was a guest on the "Smart Talk" program to discuss invasive insects such as the spotted lanternfly and emerald ash borer.

March 7, 2018

Dan Kniffen, assistant professor of animal science, says the recently completed "National Beef Quality Audit" indicates that the industry doing a good job of implementing change to improve production shortfalls.

March 6, 2018

This article features work by Michael Skvarla, director of the Insect Identification Lab and extension educator in entomology.

March 5, 2018

This article mentions Anna Busch, field and forage crops extension educator.

March 2, 2018

In his weekly column, gardening writer George Weigel mentions efforts by Penn State Extension and partners to control the spotted lanternfly and provides a link to an extension video.

March 2, 2018

This coverage of a Lancaster County fruit growers' meeting quotes Rob Crassweller, professor of horticulture, and Kari Peter, assistant research professor of tree fruit pathology.

March 1, 2018

Joyce Sakamoto, research associate in entomology, explains the nuances of how cold weather affects the survival of ticks.

March 1, 2018

Lauren Steinberg, senior director of development, Ketja Lingenfelter, Office of International Programs assistant director for student global engagement, and Marilyn McPheron, former study abroad coordinator, comment on McPheron's gift to support study-abroad scholarships.

February 27, 2018

First author João Araújo, postdoctoral scholar in the lab of David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, comments on recently published research.

February 27, 2018

The best approach to stopping invasive plants is to prevent them from coming into a new area in the first place, says Kimberly Bohn, forestry and natural resources extension educator.

February 27, 2018

This story quotes Ruth Mendum, director of gender initiatives in the Office of International Programs.

February 26, 2018

This article about the spotted lanternfly is accompanied by two short video clips shot by Erica Smyers, doctoral candidate in entomology.

February 26, 2018

Kimberly Bohn, forestry and natural resources extension educator, co-authored this article about the Allegheny Plateau Invasive Plant Management Area.

February 26, 2018

In this extension column, Walt Bumgarner, livestock extension educator, says managing mud can affect a farm's bottom line.

February 26, 2018

This article mentions Penn State Extension's ReadyAG disaster preparedness resources.

February 25, 2018

Cassie Yost, dairy extension educator, comments about how low milk prices are affecting dairy producers in the region.

February 21, 2018

Emelie Swackhamer, horticulture extension educator, comments on Pennsylvania's experience with the invasive spotted lanternfly.

February 21, 2018

Erin Frederick, statewide coordinator for the Master Watershed Steward program, talks about the program's contributions to water quality in the Lehigh Valley.