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August 2020 graduate assistantships now available
November 18, 2019
Plant Pathology Graduate Research Assistantships beginning August 2020 are now available for highly-qualified applicants.
An insect infected with Metarhizium robertsii fungus. A USDA organic agriculture grant recently awarded to Penn State will support research on enlisting M. robertsii to assist in plant growth and pest management. IMAGE: COURTESY OF MARY BARBERCHECK
Penn State research projects awarded USDA organic agriculture grants
November 18, 2019
Three organic-agriculture projects led by faculty members in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences have received grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Emma Rosenthal and Ilse Huerta Arredondo pose for a portrait together in Webster’s Cafe on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 IMAGE: AABHA VORA
Penn State's Latinx Agricultural Network aims to help Latinx members of PA's agriculture industry
November 15, 2019
Emma Rosenthal and Ilsa Huerta, both graduate students in the College of Agricultural Sciences, began working together in 2017 because of a shared realization.
Johanny Castro
Castro Passes Qualifying Exam
November 12, 2019
Congratulations to Johanny for passing his qualifying exam on November 8.