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May 21, 2018

This story quotes Julie Urban, senior research associate in entomology, and Michael Saunders, professor emeritus of entomology.

May 21, 2018

This article, written originally for The Conversation, was authored by Joyce Sakamoto, research associate in entomology, and Shelley Whitehead, doctoral candidate in entomology. The article also appeared in the Harrisburg Patriot-News and other outlets.

May 21, 2018

This coverage of a spotted-lanternly-related media event held in Perry County quotes Rick Roush, dean of the college.

May 20, 2018

Erika Machtinger, assistant professor of entomology, talks about a study looking at the widespread occurrence of mange in Pennsylvania bears. Originally published in Lancaster Newspapers, this story also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle and more than 20 other outlets.

May 20, 2018

Hillary Peterson, doctoral student in entomology, Lee Stivers, horticulture extension educator, and Michael Skvarla, extension educator and director of the Insect Identification Lab in entomology, comment on brown marmorated stinkbug populations and control.

May 20, 2018

Hillary Peterson, doctoral degree candidate in entomology, and Greg Krawczyk, extension tree fruit entomologist at the Fruit Research and Extension Center, discuss a potential biocontrol for the brown marmorated stink bug.

May 19, 2018

This column was authored by Laurie Welch, nutrition and family issues extension educator.

May 18, 2018

Cathy Cutter, professor of food science, talks about efforts to extend extension food safety training internationally.

May 18, 2018

Don Seifrit, tree fruit extension educator, discusses tree banding as a method for capturing spotted lanternfly.

May 17, 2018

This article features new Purdue University Dean of Agriculture Karen Plaut, a Penn State alumna with a master's degree in animal nutrition.

May 17, 2018

More coverage of Penn State cacao research conducted by plant scientists Mark Guiltinan, Siela Maximova and Drew Fister.

May 17, 2018

This article describes varieties that have done well in trials at the Penn State Flower Trial Gardens at the Southeast Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Lancaster County.

May 17, 2018

In this Q&A feature, a cider-making couple credit Penn State Extension programs and information for helping them to launch a successful business.

May 17, 2018

Dean Rick Roush talks about the partnership with state and federal agencies to manage the spotted lanternfly threat.

May 16, 2018

Rick Roush, dean of the college, says public-private collaboration is a powerful force in dealing with all aspects of the invasive spotted lanternfly.

May 16, 2018

This article quotes Laura Rolon, former graduate student in food science, and Bob Roberts, professor and head of food science.

May 16, 2018

Julie Urban, senior research associate in entomology, talks about the spotted lanternfly's potential spread to other states.

May 16, 2018

"We need plants that are more vigorous and disease resistant and that produce more and better-quality beans," says Siela Maximova, senior scientist and professor of horticulture.

May 16, 2018

This column was authored by Maureen Casey, client relationship manager for Extension's Area 5.

May 16, 2018

Paul Esker, assistant professor of epidemiology and field crop pathology, and Del Voight, senior field crop extension educator, talk about this year's research goals of the On-Farm Network, which is supported by the Pennsylvania Soybean Board.

May 15, 2018

More coverage of research conducted by Drew Fister, postdoctoral scholar in plant science, Mark Guiltinan, professor of plant molecular biology, and Siela Maximova, senior scientist and professor of horticulture.

May 14, 2018

This article quotes Drew Fister, postdoctoral scholar in plant science and lead author on recently published research examining the use of CRISPR gene editing to improve cacao.

May 14, 2018

When you eat less food containing trans fats, you also eat less sodium and added sugar, further decreasing risk for disease, says Lynn James, registered dietitian and senior health and nutrition extension educator. This article has been republished in more than 30 other outlets.

May 14, 2018

"Because diseases are a persistent problem for cacao, improving disease resistance has been a priority for researchers," says Drew Fister, postdoctoral scholar in plant science.

May 14, 2018

This story, which also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and other outlets, quotes Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural and regional economics.