Field of Dreams Grow Blue and White
August 25, 2015
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- If you get a chance to watch a game of the Little League World Series Aug. 20-30 -- on TV or in person -- you'll quickly notice the high-quality of the fields at both Howard J. Lamade Stadium and Little League Volunteer Stadium, in South Williamsport, Pa.
Like many of the highest-profile sports playing surfaces around the world, they have been entrusted to a Penn State Turfgrass Science or Turfgrass Management graduate. New Little League International groundskeeper Rob Guthrie is a 2007 graduate of the turfgrass management program in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
New Option Available in Plant Sciences Major-Plant Genetics and Biotechnology
June 12, 2015
The new Plant Genetics and Biotechnology option is a combination of basic science and technology-based classes designed for students who are seeking careers in agricultural sciences, plant breeding, plant molecular genetics and plant biotechnology based industries.
French Chocolate: Horticulture Major Studies Cacao Beans
May 4, 2015
Two weeks in Paris might sound like a dream vacation, but for Brian Rutkowski, the trip was just one component of his ag business management class.