College of Agricultural Science news

College of Agricultural Sciences edition
Monday, August 16, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Rosses support agricultural and biological engineering with graduate fellowship
-- Global food security professor named to 'Most Creative People in Business' list
-- Penn State Extension has been preparing pork producers for AFS for several years
-- Penn State Extension Victory Garden Program supports Latino community
-- Community forestry workshop offered in webinar series by Penn State Extension
-- Penn State Butcher School seeks applicants for 2nd session, starting in January
-- Land-use webinar to focus on making riparian buffers work in your community

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STORIES:

Rosses support agricultural and biological engineering with graduate fellowship
With a desire to support the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, its graduate program and the next generation of leaders in the agricultural engineering field, Penn State alumnus David S. Ross and his wife, Debbie Ross, have created a graduate fellowship through a gift of $400,000.

https://news.psu.edu/link/W3FKVjfW
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Global food security professor named to 'Most Creative People in Business' list
David Hughes, Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Global Food Security and professor of entomology and biology, has been named to Fast Company's list of "The Most Creative People in Business, 2021" for his innovative and impactful PlantVillage project.

https://news.psu.edu/link/GhRStVwc
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Penn State Extension has been preparing pork producers for AFS for several years
The late-July disclosure that African swine fever was discovered in Dominican Republic pigs — the first time the disease has been found in the Western Hemisphere in 40 years — rocked the pork-production industry, but Penn State Extension has been preparing for the disease's arrival for nearly three years.

https://news.psu.edu/link/SPZZ5MvD
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Penn State Extension Victory Garden Program supports Latino community
Penn State Extension Master Gardeners expected there would be a renewed interest in home gardening in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, they developed the 10-part "Victory Garden Reinvented!" webinar series to support gardeners across the country.


https://news.psu.edu/link/pLpYDVJw
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Community forestry workshop offered in webinar series by Penn State Extension
Penn State Extension is offering a Community Forestry Institute workshop in a series of web-based seminars intended for the members of municipal shade tree commissions, municipal staff, arborists and foresters, community tree advocates, and volunteers.

https://news.psu.edu/link/DWR_53pd
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Penn State Butcher School seeks applicants for 2nd session, starting in January
The Penn State Butcher School, offered by Penn State Extension, is now seeking applications for its second session, starting in January 2022.

https://news.psu.edu/link/PVQjGx1J
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Land-use webinar to focus on making riparian buffers work in your community
Making riparian buffers work for your community is the topic of a web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.

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

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Coronavirus updates
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