PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announced today that it has taken legal action in state and federal court against Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company, for breach of contract and patent and trademark infringement. The litigation, which relates to the Cosmic Crisp apple, was filed to protect WSU’s intellectual property rights.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Starting or expanding a small farm or agricultural business marks the focus of a WSU Extension course, titled “Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Business Planning,” to begin Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Hazel Dell, Wash.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Women across the Northwest can become better agriculture leaders in the upcoming 2017 Women in Agriculture Conference, organized by Washington State University.
SNOHOMISH, Wash. – The fall course series, “Sustainable Small-Acreage Farming and Ranching,” will begin Sept. 18 and, for the first time, simulcast to three locations near Stanwood, Enumclaw and Vashon Island.
PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU Extension will present a Forest and Range Owners Field Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 24, on the Dickinson property at Cougar Canyon near Dayton, Wash. Gates open at 8 a.m.
EVERETT, Wash. – A good grazing plan is paramount to the health of livestock and the land, and ultimately to the success of a farm.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC
TACOMA, Wash. – Farm Breeze International, a specialty crop export company headquartered in Tacoma, did $7.5 million in revenue in its first year selling tree nuts and fruit concentrate to China. In its second year, 2016, it shipped 15 million pounds of tree nuts and revenue more than tripled.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PROSSER, Wash. – As new director of the Clean Plant Center Northwest, Scott Harper will help growers stop devastating crop viruses before they gain a foothold. His top priority is to grow the Northwest’s supply of virus-free fruit trees, vines and hops.