TAG: Penn State

Researchers lure EAB to electrocution with female decoys

November 20, 2014By

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) might have met its maker. A team of international researchers created female EAB beetle decoys that electrocute male EAB beetles when they attempt to mate. “We coated a dead female beetle with a vapor of nickel, and used the ‘nickelized’ shell to fabricate two matching molds in the shape of a resting beetle,” said Akhlesh Lakhtakia,... read more

New England Grows offers CEU-approved seminars

November 12, 2014By

New England Grows slated a score of CEU-approved seminars for the 2014 show, held Feb. 4 – Feb. 6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. CEU credits will be available through accrediting organizations such as the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Northeast Organic Farming Association, International Society of Arboriculture and other professional associations.... read more

Arnold Palmer Design Co. to vamp up retirement community

October 16, 2013By

Arnold Palmer Design Co. is setting its sights outside of the putting green for its next project. In partnership with Liberty Lutheran, the company is developing a multi-purpose park for the residents of The Village at Penn State (VPS), a university-based, non-profit retirement community in State College, Pa. The outdoor space will be named Palmer Park. “Arnold Palmer Design Co.... read more

Penn State names Donaghy ‘Outstanding Alumnus’

January 15, 2013By

NOVI, MI—Pennsylvania State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has honored Christopher Donaghy, CEO and owner of Residex, with a 2012 Outstanding Alumni Award. The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor that the College of Agriculture Sciences and the Ag Alumni Society present to select alumni who have achieved notable professional achievements and brought distinction to themselves, the college, and... read more