Allentown Morning Call: Spotting the spotted lanternfly -- Possible infested shipments from Lehigh Valley flagged once they get to New York

December 25, 2019

Emelie Swackhamer, horticulture extension educator, says the state's spotted lanternfly quarantine is helping prevent the pest from spreading. This story also appeared in the Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice, the Bradford Era and the Olean (N.Y.) Times Herald.

United Press International: Brothers die when one tries to rescue the other from silo

December 24, 2019

This story contains information from Penn State Extension about the hazards of silo gases.

Lancaster Newspapers: So far, Pa.'s hemp harvest hasn't been nearly as lucrative as farmers hoped

December 23, 2019

Jeff Graybill, agronomy extension educator, comments on the market for hemp for Pennsylvania growers.

Bradford Era: County master gardeners perform work at Comes Center

December 23, 2019

Gloria Wilson, Master Gardener coordinator in McKean County, and Rob Dickinson, client relations manager for Extension's Area 2, talk about enhancements to a local horticulture and natural resources learning center.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Want to lose weight? Learn how to cook from Penn State classes in Plum and Greensburg

December 21, 2019

This article quotes Karly Warner, marketing coordinator for Extension’s Food, Family, and Health team.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Experts seek culprits as evergreens falter

December 18, 2019

Offering possible explanations for evergreen-tree decline are Scott Sjolander and Brian Wolyniak, urban forestry extension educators, and Sandy Feather, horticulture extension educator.

River Reporter, Narrowsburg, N.Y.: Wayne farmers consider hemp

December 18, 2019

This article quotes Krystal Snyder, horticulture extension educator.

Farm and Dairy: Harvest brings highs and lows after challenging year

December 17, 2019

Justin Brackenrich, agronomy extension educator, says results were mixed for field crop growers this year.

Hagerstown (Md.) Herald-Mail: Some tips on picking and caring for a Christmas tree

December 17, 2019

Annette MaCoy, Master Gardener coordinator in Franklin County, authored this column.

Hay & Forage Grower: Cut your hay storage and feeding losses

December 17, 2019

Jessica Williamson, assistant professor of forage management, explains how reducing storage and feeding waste can benefit farm finances and improve forage quality.

Lock Haven Express: Penn State seeking to address Latinx community needs

December 14, 2019

This article highlighting the recently announced Latinx Agricultural Network was authored by Adriana Murillo-Williams, agronomy extension educator.

Lancaster Farming: Lehigh growers get long view

December 13, 2019

This coverage of the recent Lehigh Valley Vegetable Growers Summit quotes Megan Chawner, vegetable extension educator.

Lancaster Farming: New educator looks at poultry economics

December 13, 2019

This coverage of a recent extension meeting quotes Russell Phenicie, who recently joined Penn State Extension as a poultry educator based in Franklin County.

Daily Collegian: Don’t let them 'bug' you: Frost Entomological Museum provides education, research

December 13, 2019

Andy Deans, Frost Museum director and professor of entomology, Laura Porturas, Frost Museum assistant curator, and Emily Sandall, doctoral candidate in entomology, talk about the museum's programs and recent expansion.

Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa. weed facility stinks like ‘20 skunks’ and drives neighbors to flee its Poconos hamlet

December 13, 2019

Alyssa Collins, director of the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center, comments on potential issues related to using hydrogen peroxide as an antifungal agent on cannabis plants.

Onward State: Dairy Science Club hopes to leave lasting impact on Penn State

December 13, 2019

Members of the Dairy Science Club talk about the club's goals and activities.

Philadelphia Inquirer: Got forest? Penn State web series will help you keep your woods healthy

December 12, 2019

This story previews "The Woods in Your Backyard," a webinar series offered by Penn State Extension.

Richmond (Ky.) Register: Take advantage of seasonal pause to make 2020 garden plans

December 12, 2019

Penn State Extension Master Gardener Pamela Hubbard is quoted in this Associated Press article, which appeared in outlets in several states.

National Hog Farmer: Penn State conference to focus on combating foreign animal diseases

December 11, 2019

Dean Rick Roush and Suresh Kuchipudi, clinical professor in veterinary and biomedical sciences, are quoted about the upcoming Emerging Animal Infectious Disease Conference.

National Science Foundation News: New way to identify disease-resistant genes in chocolate-producing trees

December 11, 2019

This piece highlights research led by Mark Guiltinan, J. Franklin Styer Professor of Horticultural Botany.

Pittston Sunday Dispatch: Nutrition Corner -- What to know about the ‘stomach flu’

December 11, 2019

Mary Ehret, Nutrition Links supervisor in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Carbon, Schuylkill, Sullivan and Bradford counties, offers tips for avoiding noroviruses that cause gastroenteritis.

Morning Ag Clips: Extension offers tools to small-scale, raw-milk cheesemakers for safer products

December 11, 2019

This article quotes Kerry Kaylegian, dairy foods extension specialist.

Centre Daily Times, State College: Penn State, Centre County receive NFWF grants to benefit forest and stream conservation

December 11, 2019

Gary Thompson, associate dean for research and graduate education, comments on a grant awarded to the Center for Private Forests to support a workshop series aimed at promoting conservation-based estate planning for forest landowners.

Good Fruit Grower: GLEXPO Day 1 -- Spotted lanternfly causing ‘scary, significant economic damage’

December 10, 2019

This coverage of the 2019 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo quotes Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology.

Bedford Gazette: Extension experts -- Risk of spotted lanternfly on Christmas trees is minimal

December 10, 2019

This story, which also appeared in the Pike County Courier and the PA Environment Digest, quotes Tanner Delvalle, horticulture extension educator, and Heather Leach, extension associate in entomology.

Dairy Herd Management: How little accomplishments can lead to big wins

December 9, 2019

This piece summarizes and links to an article authored by Lisa Holden, associate professor of dairy science.

Lehighton Times News: Christmas tree shortage may make finding the perfect one a little harder

December 9, 2019

Tanner Delvalle, horticulture extension educator, says the risk of spotted lanternflies in Christmas trees is very small.

Bovine Veterinarian: Impact of animal infectious disease to be focus of conference at Penn State

December 9, 2019

This article, and similar coverage in Morning Ag Clips, previews the upcoming Emerging Animal Infectious Disease Conference and quotes Dean Rick Roush and Suresh Kuchipudi, clinical professor in veterinary and biomedical sciences.

Morning Ag Clips: Creamery partners with housing and food services to offer products at campuses

December 9, 2019

Jim Brown, Berkey Creamery assistant manager, talks about the logistics of shipping Creamery products to Penn State campuses statewide.

Philadelphia Inquirer: By 2041, Philadelphia summers might feel like — Orlando? | Opinion

December 8, 2019

This op-ed mentions research conducted under the umbrella of the college's Environment and Natural Resources Institute.

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