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honey bees on a honeycomb

a honeycomb built by honey bees

Honey bees are the subject of a new Penn State study to determine best practices for the organic beekeeping industry.

honey bees on a honeycomb

In pursuit of the best practices for the organic beekeeping industry

Dr. Brenna Traver is part of a team of Penn State scientists comparing different honey bee management systems on the largest scale ever undertaken to help alleviate colony losses.
Beekeepers with frame

Researchers aim to develop best practices for organic beekeeping industry

A nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support Penn State researchers in determining best management practices for organic beekeeping by comparing organic and chemical-free to conventional management systems. The funding comes from the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative of USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Michael Gallis, associate professor of physics at Penn State Schuylkill, uses his video animations to assist students with learning the fundamentals of physics.

Hundreds of videos, millions of views, one professor

Professor in Classroom, Community and Cyberspace
Dr. Cantalupo sits in his eclectic office speaking to a student

One Place Does Not Exclude the Other

Place is important to Dr. Charles Cantalupo's life and work.
Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Alyssa uses meter long stick

Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Schuylkill campus trio conduct environmental research in Costa Rica

The CHANCE program: Connecting Humans and Nature through Conservation Experiences
This peculiar Costa Rican tree grows with its roots above ground.

Above-ground tree roots

This peculiar Costa Rican tree grows with its roots above ground.

Penn State students cross a suspension bridge as they descend into the Costa Rican jungle.

Orange dart frog

Penn State students cross a suspension bridge as they descend into the Costa Rican jungle.

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