College of Agricultural Sciences news

College of Agricultural Sciences edition
Monday, March 2, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Farmers in four PA counties encouraged to document conservation practices
-- Spot on: Efforts to stop spotted lanternfly are ongoing for Penn State, agencies
-- New book examines how environment can foster intergenerational connections
-- Andra Johnson named associate director of Penn State Extension
-- Coronavirus updates from Penn State

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STORIES:

Farmers in four PA counties encouraged to document conservation practices
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences researchers have partnered with several agricultural and governmental organizations to develop a survey that asks producers in Lancaster, York, Franklin and Adams counties to document conservation practices they have adopted to promote water quality and soil health in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

https://news.psu.edu/link/VzFznFtp
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Spot on: Efforts to stop spotted lanternfly are ongoing for Penn State, agencies
For residents of southeastern Pennsylvania, winter provides a brief respite from the spotted lanternfly, an insect invader that has impeded their warm-weather enjoyment for the past several years. But for scientists, extension specialists and government regulatory officials, putting a stop to the pest is a year-round endeavor.

https://news.psu.edu/link/c2qL597K
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New book examines how environment can foster intergenerational connections
Ways of thinking about, planning and designing intergenerationally enriched environments are explored in a new book co-edited by Matt Kaplan, professor of intergenerational programs and aging in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

https://news.psu.edu/link/rVCfVgTG
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Andra Johnson named associate director of Penn State Extension
Andra Johnson, vice chancellor for research and technology development at the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been named associate director of Penn State Extension, effective July 1.

https://news.psu.edu/link/NY7QGDMy
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Coronavirus updates from Penn State
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak at https://sites.psu.edu/virusinfo.

https://news.psu.edu/link/9p5y2zXf

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