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A team led by plant scientist Jonathan Lynch will combine technologies to assist in the breeding of corn varieties with deeper and more efficient root systems.
January 17, 2017

The interdisciplinary team, led by Jonathan Lynch, distinguished professor of plant nutrition along with other members of the research team include Kathleen Brown, professor of plant stress biology, David Hadka, research and development engineer, and Paul Heinemann, professor and head of agricultural and biological engineering, Penn State; Shawn Kaeppler and Natalia De Leon Gatti, University of Wisconsin; Alexander Bucksch, University of Georgia; and Malcolm Bennett, Sacha Mooney and Tony Pridmore, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

December 12, 2016

BE senior Lauren Oeste has accepted a full-time position at Mondelez, following an insightful internship in summer 2016.

December 2, 2016

Heather Gall, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, led the creation of an emerging contaminants footprint calculator, which is a downloadable spreadsheet consumers can use to document the types of products they have in their homes and calculate the potential water-quality impacts of those chemicals.

December 2, 2016

Animal agriculture poses significant challenges in ensuring water quality goals for the Chesapeake Bay are met. The overarching goal of this PA Department of Agriculture funded project is to conduct a comprehensive environmental and economic analysis that will enable opportunities for the development of animal agriculture in western Pennsylvania to be identified.

December 1, 2016

Congratulations to David A. Dell '76 Agricultural Mechanization, for receiving this years Outstanding Alumni Award. This award is the highest honor that the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Ag Alumni Society present to select alumni who have achieved notable professional achievements.

November 15, 2016

Biological engineering senior Tyrel Kling has drawn from experiences growing up on his family farm, to make the most of his Penn State education.

November 7, 2016

Barron highlighted how new initiative has helped many great minds succeed, and how it has turned their ideas into reality.

September 19, 2016

What do Zero Waste Ambassadors and football have in common?

September 2, 2016

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering is pleased to announce that Cibin Raj has joined the faculty as an assistant professor.

August 5, 2016

Faculty and staff from the Department of Ag and Biological Engineering are now out of the building and into temporary Swing Space.