Endangered: Wildlife Major Helps with Research on Utah Prairie Dogs
April 18, 2014
Getting up before dawn never appealed to Penn State senior Elyse McMahon, but last summer it was exactly what she wanted to be doing. From June to August, her days began early with trapping and handling endangered Utah prairie dogs for data collection.
Researchers Identify Terrain Likely to Attract Wasting Disease-infected Deer
April 12, 2014
A study of the spread of chronic wasting disease among white-tailed deer in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania found that infected deer tend to cluster in low-lying open and developed areas.
First Semester Away:Wildlife and Fisheries Science Major Studies in New Zealand
April 10, 2014
Not many students get to go to Craigieburn Forest Park or Mount Cook, but as senior Sara Mueller learned, Lincoln University in New Zealand is one school that builds field trips such as these into each semester.
Soil Judging Team takes 6th at 2014 Nationals; Kammerer to attend International Contest in Korea
April 9, 2014
Between March 29th and April 4th five students from Penn State competed at the 2014 National Collegiate Judging Contest hosted by Delaware Valley College, Doylestown PA. Penn State finished 6th overall as a team and 15th in Group judging.
Governor's School for the Ag Sciences Back after Five-year Hiatus
March 29, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences, which will take place July 13 to Aug. 9 at Penn State's University Park campus.