WITF-FM, Harrisburg: Pennsylvania hardwood industry feeling the effects of trade war with China

November 5, 2019

In this story, which aired originally on WPSU-FM, University Park, Michael Jacobson, professor of forest resources, says the 25 percent trade tariffs on hardwoods has drastically reduced the amount of hardwood lumber and logs sent to China.

American Agriculturist: Start planning your attack on marestail now

November 5, 2019

Dwight Lingenfelter, weed science extension associate, is quoted in this article.

Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch: Evolution probably led fungi to turn ants into zombies

November 3, 2019

This story, which appeared originally in the New York Times, quotes David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

Morning Ag Clips: Funding will enhance Penn State Extension programs in Philadelphia

November 3, 2019

Tara Mondock, Penn State Extension associate director for client relations, talks about funding aimed at boosting extension programming in Philadelphia.

Somerset Daily American: High quality meat starts with animal care

November 3, 2019

This article was authored by Melanie Barkley, livestock extension educator.

Daily Collegian: Penn State's Latinx Agricultural Network aims to help Latinx members of Pa.'s agriculture industry

November 2, 2019

This article features Emma Rosenthal, doctoral candidate in plant pathology, and Ilsa Huerta, doctoral candidate in agricultural and extension education.

Lancaster Farming: Demand for veterinarians growing

November 1, 2019

Gregory Martin, poultry science extension educator, talks about the need to train more animal-care professionals for the poultry industry.

Uniontown Herald-Standard: Close encounters of the critter kind -- keeping animals out of the house

November 1, 2019

This article contains recommendations from Penn State Extension.

On the Farm Radio newsletter: Embracing sustainable practices would help some winery tasting rooms stand out

October 31, 2019

This story highlights a study led by Kathy Kelley, professor of horticultural marketing and business management.

Reading Eagle: Scientists plot spotted lanternfly gene using a pest from Reading Pagoda

October 31, 2019

Julie Urban, associate research professor of entomology, is quoted in this story, which also appeared in the Pottstown Mercury.

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