New state historical marker highlights legacy of Penn State fruit research

July 7, 2021

The new Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker recently unveiled at Penn State's Fruit Research and Extension Center in Biglerville recognizes more than a century of research and education benefiting the state's fruit growers and consumers.

Graduate student Md Sultan Mahmud is this 2021 Paul Hand Research Award winner.

June 21, 2021

Md Sultan Mahmud, graduate assistant in the Department Agricultural and Biological Engineering, is this year’s Paul Hand Research Award winner. This award is presented to one graduate student each year in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Long He wins ASABE Rain Bird Engineering Concept of the Year Award

June 29, 2020

Congratulations to Long He, assistant professor, and his team, who won the ASABE Rain Bird Engineering Concept of the Year Award for 2020!

Growing Innovations in the Fruit Industry

March 25, 2019

The multi-disciplinary tree fruit team works with stakeholder advisors to implement research-based programs to ensure a production-to-consumer system that is environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable.

Extension Outreach for a Promising Next Generation of Specialty Crop Growers

March 22, 2019

Penn State Extension is extending its outreach to a promising next generation of specialty crop growers from diverse backgrounds.

Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center to stay under Harper's leadership

March 1, 2019

Jayson Harper, who had been interim director of the Fruit Research and Extension Center in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences since March 1, has been named to the post on a standing basis.

100 Years: Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center

January 21, 2019

During a Field Day on July 10, 2018, the Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center (FREC) celebrated its 100th anniversary. This is what industry stakeholders and graduate students had to say about the Center's impact over the years.

100 Year Anniversary Tributes to the Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center

January 21, 2019

In recognition of the 100 Year Anniversary of the Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center (FREC), university and industry representatives gave presentations on the Center's role in the College of Agriculture over the years.