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April 19, 2018

This article -- and a similar piece in the Allentown Morning Call -- highlights Penn State Extension's Master Watershed Steward volunteer program, which received a Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.

April 19, 2018

Quoted in this story are Christina Grozinger, distinguished professor of entomology and director of the Center for Pollinator Research, and Beekeeping Club member Grace Billy, a junior majoring in environmental resource management.

April 18, 2018

In this essay, originally written for "The Conversation," Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, explains why mushrooms are healthy foods that could have medicinal properties.

April 18, 2018

This overview of Penn State Extension efforts to combat spotted lanternfly quotes Emelie Swackhamer and Amy Korman, horticulture extension educators.

April 18, 2018

Cyndi Clayton, nutrition education adviser with Nutrition Links, says she has seen many repeat clients because of the successful impact the lessons have had on their lives.

April 17, 2018

This article highlights research led by Duane Diefenbach, adjunct professor of wildlife ecology.

April 17, 2018

Emelie Swackhamer and Amy Korman, horticulture extension educators, talk about Penn State Extension's efforts to address spotted lanternfly infestations.

April 17, 2018

This article sources information from an extension newsletter article authored by Duane Miller, agronomy extension educator.

April 16, 2018

Amy Korman, horticulture extension educator, and Tom Baker, distinguished professor of entomology and chemical ecology, are quoted in this story.

April 16, 2018

Walt Bumgarner, livestock extension educator, and Lee Stivers, horticulture extension educator, talk about how the cool, wet spring is affecting farm operations.

April 16, 2018

Stephen Brown, ag safety and health extension assistant, is quoted in this coverage of a farm emergency response workshop.

April 16, 2018

This coverage of a recent cover-crops field day quotes Sjoerd Duiker, professor of soil management and applied soil physics, and Claire Coombs, field and forage crops extension educator.

April 15, 2018

Joyce Sakamoto, research associate in entomology, discusses the factors that affect tick populations.

April 14, 2018

In a story that originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Melanie Barkley, livestock extension educator, talks about extension programs geared to people interested in raising sheep for the first time.

April 14, 2018

Robotic systems help dairy producers improve their bottom line by lowering production and labor costs, said David Swartz, Penn State Extension assistant director for animal systems programs.

April 14, 2018

Penn State Master Gardener Pamela Hubbard provides advice for how people with physical or time limitations can "garden smarter not harder."

April 13, 2018

Marilyn Roossinck, professor of plant pathology and environmental microbiology, talks about the beneficial effects of viruses in the wild.

April 13, 2018

Professor of Soil Science Andy McNitt, who directs the Center for Sports Surface Research and consults for NFL field managers, talks about how field hardness is measured.

April 13, 2018

In this extension column, Penn State Master Gardener Maureen Karl offers tips for a healthy lawn.

April 13, 2018

Ramps are rising in popularity as a potential agroforestry crop, says Eric Burkhart, faculty instructor in Ecosystem Science and Management.

April 12, 2018

Josh Lambert, associate professor of food science, comments on the relative risk of pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables.

April 12, 2018

This article highlights research conducted by Bob Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, and Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology.

April 12, 2018

"Topping" turns trees into aesthetic and economic liabilities, says Penn State Master Gardener Karen Mitchell.

April 11, 2018

This article mentions Hilltop Urban Farm's collaboration with Penn State Extension to offer youth programs and training for prospective new farmers.

April 11, 2018

This article highlights a local 4-H member's participation in Capital Day and quotes Josh Rice, Penn State Extension assistant director for 4-H youth programs.

April 9, 2018

Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition, talks about technology he helped to develop that holds promise for reducing nutrient pollution from agriculture.

April 9, 2018

This article features research led by Alex Hristov, professor of dairy nutrition.