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Penn State Offers Food Safety Program for Growers

As Penn State’s College of Agricultural Science sees it, “the ‘locavore’ movement is growing and those locavores are increasingly demanding assurances that their produce is safe to eat.”  On top of consumer demand, the recently enacted FDA Food Safety Modernization Act will establish minimum standards for the safe production and harvesting of fruits and vegetables… Continue Reading

Penn State Extension Cuts Jobs

Penn State announced today that ten jobs and dozens of additional positions are being eliminated at the university’s College of Agricultural Sciences due to budget shortfalls.   The job cuts will impact the Agricultural Sciences College’s ability to continue to provide high-priority programs that focus on issues related to food production and security, human and… Continue Reading