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May 9, 2019

The ABE Faculty and Staff wish to congratulate our Spring 2019 Graduates.

April 29, 2019

Stephanie Herbstritt, a graduate assistant in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, is shown at the team's stream buffer demonstration plot along Spring Creek in Centre County before perennial grasses were planted.

Andrew J. May
April 26, 2019

Andrew J. May will be the student marshal for the biological engineering baccalaureate degree program at the Penn State College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 3. He will receive a bachelor of science in biological engineering with minors in environmental engineering and plant pathology.

April 16, 2019

Research allows Penn State faculty to develop a biofoam pad to replace traditional methods of wound treatment and create sustainable solutions.

April 11, 2019

BRS senior, Haley Stauffer to receive Student Sustainability Award on Wednesday, April 17th

March 28, 2019

ABE Research Poster winners Anahita Bharadwaj and Carlos Fernandez Pulido are to be congratulated for their awards.

March 26, 2019

The NSF's Cyber-Physical Systems program awarded more than $843,000 to a team led by Daeun Dana Choi, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

March 21, 2019

This article summarizes the findings of a study led by Alan Rotz, adjunct professor of agricultural and biological engineering, who is a scientist with the USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit.

March 15, 2019

Terri Ruch, a Penn State agricultural engineering alumna, was recently named one of 12 recipients of the 2019 Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award.

February 7, 2019

The leading causes of deaths in this industry, such as machinery- and animal-related accidents, are largely preventable with proper instruction, noted Michael Pate, Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

February 6, 2019

In a four-year study, shallow-disk injection of manure was found to result in less phosphorus loss in runoff from farm fields compared to broadcasting or spreading manure. The research findings have implications for Chesapeake Bay water quality.

January 25, 2019

Since 2002 the Ag Rescue program has provided emergency response training. The PSU Ag Safety team is gearing up for its annual Large Animal training which focuses on educating first responder agencies and organizations. The training includes classroom instruction and detailed hands-on exercises that allows participants to practice their new knowledge and skills. Extensive hands-on exercises involving live animals is part of this training.

December 10, 2018

A grant awarded to Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will support research on preventing grain bin entrapment

November 28, 2018

2018 Recipient of the James R. and Karen A. Gilley Academic Leadership Award

November 19, 2018

Congratulation to Dr. Choi for an outstanding dissertation!

November 7, 2018

New research is a first step in exploring opportunities and challenges to developing animal agriculture in western Pennsylvania in a way that is both economically and environmentally sustainable. The region of Pennsylvania drained by the Ohio River provides additional opportunities for new animal agriculture facilities and related manure-management activities.

October 31, 2018

Researchers in the College of Agricultural Sciences the last few years have been studying the ability of biomass to absorb industrial spills, according to Dan Ciolkosz, assistant research professor of agricultural and biological engineering.