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Circle trap works to destroy spotted lanternflies, says extension educator

One of the ways property owners can reduce spotted lanternfly infestations on their properties is by placing traps on trees, noted Emelie Swackhamer, a horticulture educator with Penn State Extension.

Insect Pests - Trap Count Data

Weekly update information on trap counts for Codling Moth, Obliquebanded Leafroller, Oriental Fruit Moth, Redbanded Leafroller, Spotted Tentiform Leafminer, and Tufted Apple Bud Moth.

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Water Insights

Water Insights is an interdisciplinary seminar series on water science, water management, and water policy sponsored by the Institute for Sustainable Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Science (SAFES). Speakers include researchers, water managers, and water policy makers from Penn State, other universities, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.

USDA grant to support expansion of online tool for pollinator conservation

A Penn State-led research team has received a nearly $950,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to create the next generation of an online decision-support tool designed to help conserve pollinator populations across the United States.

USDA grant to support expansion of online tool for pollinator conservation

A Penn State-led research team has received a nearly $950,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to create the next generation of an online decision-support tool designed to help conserve pollinator populations across the United States.

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Effort underway to give WWI's Harlem Hellfighters the recognition they deserve

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Congressman Tom Suozzi was joined by Harlem leaders Thursday to announce he is introducing legislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, better known as the Harlem Hellfighters. The Harlem Hellfighters Congressional Gold Medal Act would bestow what Suozzi calls long-overdue recognition of the bravery and outstanding service of Harlem Hellfighters during World War I.

EarthTalks: Sir Dieter Helm to discuss carbon pricing as tool to reach net zero

Technology is not the only means of achieving net-zero carbon emissions. Economics can also supply the needed incentives for individuals and businesses to reduce their carbon footprints. Sir Dieter Helm, professor of economic policy at the University of Oxford and fellow in economics at New College, Oxford, will discuss the need for a carbon price as a means of lowering emissions at a talk at noon on Monday, April 19. The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will be broadcast via Zoom.

FA21 Undergraduate Research Award Applications Open - Due May 26
AgSci Student News

Student News from the Office for Undergraduate Education.

Watermark Scholars Program for Women in STEM - Applications Now Open
Ag Student Council names Olivia Barner April's Student of the Month

Congratulations Olivia Barner for being selected Agriculture Student of the Month for April 2021! Agriculture Student of the Month is a prestigious award given out by the College of Agricultural Sciences Student Council to a student that demonstrates actions that benefit their club and the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Fundamentals of Food Science Short Course (Online Version)

When June 7, 2021 7:30 PM to June 18, 2021 1:30 PM
Where Live Online Short Course

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Health Promotion and Wellness - Virtual and In-Person Activites Offered Week of April 19
The Science and Art of Cheese Making Short Course

When November 8, 2021 7:45 AM to November 11, 2021 4:30 PM
Where Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building

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Civil Rights Complaints in Penn State Extension and Research Programs

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Make the most of your Ag Sciences education and set yourself apart from other undergraduates by being involved in real-world science as an undergraduate researcher.

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