Latest News

Dr. Cristina Rosa collecting samples in Cambodia
January 31, 2016

Dr. Cristina Rosa visits Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Nepal for IPM project sponsored by USAID.

January 28, 2016

Dept. of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Professor Wakar Uddin outlines advances in turfgrass disease research.

Dr. Weiya Xue
January 26, 2016

Dr. Weiya Xue became a postdoctoral scholar in the Penn State Potato Program in January 2016.

January 25, 2016

Dr. Mahtab Peyambari returns to Penn State from Iran to begin long-term research in Dr. Marilyn Roossinck's lab.

(L-R) Garrett Morrison, Carolee Bull, Kimberly Paley
January 20, 2016

M.S. Student Garrett Morrison gives an in-depth look at PA Farm Show's "Mush-Room" booth.

(L-R) Drs. Cristina Rosa and Justin Pita
January 19, 2016

Dr. Justin Pita introduced the West Africa Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) project to PPEM faculty and students in his January 2016 seminar.

L-R: Carl Bower, Brian Lehman, and Teresa Krawczyk. Photo courtesy of Kari Peter.
January 15, 2016

Fruit Research and Extension Center faculty and staff show appreciation to State Horticultural Association of PA at PA Farm Show.

January 12, 2016

When interviewed by the York Daily Record at the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show this week, Ph.D. Student Rob Harvey lauded mushrooms and the mushroom industry.

January 11, 2016

State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania funding for graduate-student housing at Penn State's Fruit Research and Extension Center will enhance research and the regional economy.

Jennie Mazzone (left) and Sarah Capasso (right)
January 7, 2016

Sarah Bardsley Capasso and Jennie Diehl Mazzone each took first place in the APS Northeastern Division meeting's graduate oral paper and poster competitions.

December 22, 2015

In the Dec. 2015 issue of American Fruit Grower Dr. Kari Peter differentiates bacterial spot and copper injury for peach and nectarine growers.

December 21, 2015

Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences awarded Hunter Swisher more than $1,900 for his Undergraduate Student Research Proposal.

December 18, 2015

"Can you smell me now? Prospecting fungal semio-volatile organic compounds to enhance plant health" by Professor Seogchan Kang.

December 17, 2015

Dr. David M. Beyer reflects on 25 years of service to Penn State and remembers some of those who helped to shape his career.

December 16, 2015

PPEM celebrated the holidays together with a dinner at Celebration Hall on Tues., December 15, 2015.

December 15, 2015

Jennie Mazzone was awarded funding to develop educational materials to empower Honduran women in the horticultural value chain.

Bull Lab: (L-R) Drs. Irda Safni, Laura Ramos-Sepulveda, and Carolee Bull
December 14, 2015

Fulbright Scholar Dr. Irda Safni arrived from Indonesia on Dec. 1 to conduct research in Dr. Carolee Bull's lab.

December 8, 2015

Every year new or more frequent potato disease outbreaks mean fresh problem solving and research for PPEM Research Associate Dr. Xinshun Qu.

December 7, 2015

As of Dec. 7, 2015, PPEM alumnus Dr. Alamgir Rahman works as a postdoctoral researcher in NC State's Vegetable Pathology Lab.

December 5, 2015

Dr. Mark A. Boudreau, Penn State Brandywine Biology Instructor and specialist in epidemiology and intercropping, became a PPEM Courtesy Faculty member on Dec. 1, 2015.