How the use of unmanned aerial vehicles -- commonly called UAVs -- will change operations in the oil and natural gas industries will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Faculty, staff and alumni of the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences are mourning the loss of one of the pre-eminent researchers in the college's long history. John O. Almquist, professor emeritus of dairy physiology, died Sept. 6 in his home at the Village at Penn State. He was 94.
In a deception that likely has evolved over thousands of years, a caterpillar that feeds on corn leaves induces the plant to turn off its defenses against insect predators, allowing the caterpillar to eat more and grow faster, according to chemical ecologists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
With a $12,500 gift to Penn State, Doebler's Inc. will establish a new scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The Jersey Shore-based seed company will fund the Doebler's Inc. Scholarship, which will provide $2,500 in annual financial support to Plant Sciences majors over a five-year period.
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