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Latest news from the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences.
April 3, 2009

Unless you are a chemist, arsenic and trihalomethanes are probably of little consequence to you, or so you might think. But what if these are in your water supply? The Water Resource Extension Group in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences worked with several partners to develop a new Drinking Water Interpretation Tool Web page that can ...

April 2, 2009

Natural gas distributed throughout the Marcellus black shale in northern Appalachia could conservatively boost proven U.S. reserves by trillions of cubic feet if gas-production companies employ horizontal drilling techniques, according to Terry Engelder, Penn State professor of geosciences. ...

March 30, 2009

Penn State's Stone Valley Recreation Area may sound like your typical summer camp, with fields, forests and streams, but students attending the annual College of Agricultural Sciences Conservation Leadership School will gain a lot more than sun and fun. ...

March 27, 2009

More than 100 years of history of Cooperative Extension in Pennsylvania -- as recalled in stories by 100 retired and current extension agents, educators and administrators -- is covered in a new book, "Extension Memories of the 20th Century," available from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences....

March 26, 2009

Centrice Martin, an AgriBusiness Management major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, is this year's winner of the Penn State Outstanding Adult Student Award, presented by the Division of Student Affairs and Penn State Outreach. Martin received her award March 26 at an award ceremony held at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. ...