Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences news

College of Agricultural Sciences edition
Monday, July 19, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

TOP STORIES:
-- 'Sweet' scholarship takes Penn State food science student to Austria
-- When fawns perceive constant danger from many sources, they almost seem to relax
-- Grants will aid College of Ag Sciences faculty in commercializing research
-- Penn State Security Center announces Fall 2021 Grant Program

AG PROGRESS DAYS:
-- Ag Progress Days exhibits focus on animal and plant diseases, invasive pests
-- Helping pollinators highlighted at Ag Progress Days Yard and Garden Area
-- Penn State agricultural research highlighted on Ag Progress Days tours
-- Learn about food, families and health in the Family Room at Ag Progress Days
-- Ag Progress Days to feature crop exhibits, wildlife displays and hay contest
-- 'Sowing the Seeds for the Future' at Ag Progress Days 4-H Youth Building
-- Pasto Ag Museum at Ag Progress Days to explore intersection of science, history
-- Pasto Agricultural Museum to host two novel water-quality workshops
-- ATV rollovers the focus of Ag Progress Days farm-safety and health demos

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TOP STORIES:

'Sweet' scholarship takes Penn State food science student to Austria
Aaron Wiedemer, a senior majoring in food science in the College of Agricultural Sciences, has an envious area of study — chocolate. He will be taking his research abroad in fall 2021 with the help of the Marshall Plan Scholarship.

https://news.psu.edu/link/sR5GNyb7
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When fawns perceive constant danger from many sources, they almost seem to relax
Burnout. It is a syndrome that is said to afflict humans who feel chronic stress. But after conducting a novel study using trail cameras showing the interactions between white-tailed deer fawns and predators, a Penn State researcher suggests that prey animals feel it, too.

https://news.psu.edu/link/2BtdtX2m
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Grants will aid College of Ag Sciences faculty in commercializing research
Three research projects that are demonstrating commercial promise — and have potential to improve lives — have received grants through a Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences program designed to spur innovation.


https://news.psu.edu/link/49h94YLm
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Penn State Security Center announces Fall 2021 Grant Program
The Penn State Center for Security Research and Education is announcing its Fall 2021 Grant Program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State. University faculty and researchers are eligible to apply by Sept. 30.

https://news.psu.edu/link/GCydxbx2

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AG PROGRESS DAYS:

Ag Progress Days exhibits focus on animal and plant diseases, invasive pests
Infectious and vector-borne animal and plant diseases, vaccination issues surrounding COVID-19, and the spread of the invasive spotted lanternfly will take center stage in displays and presentations at the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building and Theatre during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12.

https://news.psu.edu/link/2VnQNdjM
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Helping pollinators highlighted at Ag Progress Days Yard and Garden Area
The benefits of creating pollinator-friendly landscapes is a focus of the Yard and Garden Area this year at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12.

https://news.psu.edu/link/NPJY8g79
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Penn State agricultural research highlighted on Ag Progress Days tours
A variety of research and educational programs related to agriculture and natural resources will be in the spotlight on several tours to be offered during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12 at Rock Springs.

https://news.psu.edu/link/WvjPtPdd
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Learn about food, families and health in the Family Room at Ag Progress Days
Did you set a goal to focus on your health in 2021? If you said yes or are looking for healthy, family-friendly meal ideas, be sure to stop by the Family Room Building at Penn State's Ag Progress Days Aug. 10-12.

https://news.psu.edu/link/RNWQpSf8
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Ag Progress Days to feature crop exhibits, wildlife displays and hay contest
A wide variety of crop management, wildlife and conservation education, as well as the signature hay show, will take place in and around the J.D. Harrington Crops, Soils and Conservation Building during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12.

https://news.psu.edu/link/3LGGpXfR
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'Sowing the Seeds for the Future' at Ag Progress Days 4-H Youth Building
From plant science to animal science, 4-H has something for everyone, and the 4-H Youth Building at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12, will introduce kids of all ages to the many facets of 4-H, according to organizers in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

https://news.psu.edu/link/WTNx43SJ
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Pasto Ag Museum at Ag Progress Days to explore intersection of science, history
Visitors to the Pasto Agricultural Museum during Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12, can explore the intersection of science and history.

https://news.psu.edu/link/pYsnV6_k
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Pasto Agricultural Museum to host two novel water-quality workshops
Penn State's Pasto Agricultural Museum, in collaboration with the Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center, is hosting two in-person workshops related to water quality.

https://news.psu.edu/link/HhKMmXP7
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ATV rollovers the focus of Ag Progress Days farm-safety and health demos
Visitors to the Farm Safety Demonstration Area at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 10-12, can learn about ATV rollover dangers.

https://news.psu.edu/link/_TDJnnhz

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Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
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