Gugino to enhance impact of agricultural research in new role in Ag Sciences

A longtime faculty member and research leader in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will serve in the newly created role of associate director of the Pennsylvania Agricultural Experiment Station. The Agricultural Experiment Station is the college's umbrella organization for managing and reporting state and federally funded research.

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.

Turfgrass Science

Stand out with a degree from the nation’s largest turfgrass program that combines science and management knowledge for a credential with immediate industry recognition.

Landscape Contracting

Combine plant science, creative design, technology, and entrepreneurship to create a rewarding outdoor career in an industry experiencing explosive growth.

Wildlife and Fisheries Science

Gain a science-based foundation for a career outdoors managing animal and fish species, protecting their respective environments, and practicing environmental stewardship.

Wildlife and Fisheries Science

Hard science and hands on, this is in-the-field study of fish, wildlife, and their ecosystems. Grads work for state and federal agencies, conservation organizations, or continue on to advanced degrees.

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Hands-on, science-heavy preparation for veterinary school. Grads thrive at top veterinary, medical, and other biomedical programs, and work, teach, and conduct biomedical research.

Turfgrass Science

Master the sciences and business of golf courses, sports fields, parks, estates, and related industries. Equipped with these skills and benefiting from an incredible alumni network, our Turfgrass Science graduates are in top leadership positions around the world.

Plant Sciences

Embark on an in-depth exploration of plant life. Make the world a better place through a hands-on understanding of plants for food, fiber, medicine, and fuel. Science, academic, government, industry, and entrepreneurial careers await.

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Scientific study of the effects different chemicals have on living cells. Grads make an immediate impact in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, in government agencies, or continue on advanced life sciences studies, medical, and other professional schools.

Landscape Contracting

A hands-on, science-based education in plants and soils fused with design, technology, business, and practical engineering. Grads take leadership roles in landscape design-and-build companies or start and run successful businesses of their own.

Immunology and Infectious Disease

Hard science applied to understanding the immune system and combating infectious diseases. Graduates get right to work with careers in places like government and the pharmaceutical industry or continue on to medical, pharmacy, and veterinary school.

Forest Ecosystem Management

A hands-on science and management education in sustainable forestry. Forest Ecosystem Management grads take leadership roles in private companies, nonprofits, and government agencies.

Food Science

The science and practice of manufacturing food and beverages that are nutritious, delicious, and safe to eat. Students learn in a hands-on, small-classroom setting and step immediately into rewarding careers in industry and government or continue on to graduate and professional schools.

Community, Environment, and Development

A hands-on, physical, and social science–based education. We develop and implement strategies to overcome challenges faced by communities abroad and at home. We focus on areas like land development, local food supplies, local governance, and more with the goal of balancing environmental stewardship with improved quality of life. Grads take leadership roles in local government, non-profits, and other community organizations, as corporate sustainability officers, or continue academic work in law, business, and science.

Agricultural Science

A broad background in the science, management, business, philosophy, and practice of agriculture. Graduates thrive in every imaginable ag-related business, lead government agencies, and teach aspiring ag professionals, or continue to grad school.

Agribusiness Management

Business school—with a no-nonsense approach to the unique challenges of agriculture and the food industry. Graduates thrive in agricultural businesses and banks, insurance companies, and government. Others continue academic journeys at MBA programs, law school, and more.

Agriculture and Extension Education

Agriculture and Extension Education (AEE) is hands-on education in teaching tomorrow’s agricultural professionals. Graduates take leadership roles in schools, extension agencies, the ag industry, and government agencies, or continue studying at graduate school.

Penn State work featured in upcoming long-term Franklin Institute space exhibit

A video that highlights the work a Penn State team is doing to 3D print houses that can sustain life on Mars is featured in a new $8.5 million core exhibit opening Nov. 4 at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. 

Emma Chaplin
AEC Staff
General Information

Specific information for attendees on facility policies, amenities, services, and locations of information booth, first aid, disability services, and ATM along with updates for the audience.

About the Show

Ag Progress Days (APD), Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition is to be held August 13-15, 2024 in person. Show hours: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.