The refrigeration technology the researchers are developing centers on fighting varroa destructor mites, one of the leading causes of colony collapse disorder in honey bees.
The 2019 BIOAg Symposium is slated for Feb. 7, at Ensminger Pavilion, and advances the use and understanding of biologically intensive, organic and sustainable agriculture.
The Washington Oilseed Cropping Systems project is hosting their annual Oilseed Workshops, scheduled for Jan. 23 and 25 in Clarkston and Wilbur, Washington.
WSU researchers have discovered the way plants respond to disease-causing organisms and how they protect themselves.
Alfalfa is one of the most widely cultivated hay crops in the world, with about 55 million tons grown annually in the United States.
Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
Onions are the fifth most valuable vegetable produced in the United States. But some farmers have abandoned the crop due to losses from pests and disease.
Groundbreaking nanotechnology designed to protect cherries, apples and other fruits is showing positive results.
Deepti Singh, assistant professor of climatology at WSU Vancouver, is part of a team of researchers reporting this week that India can improve nutrition and save water by replacing rice with other cereal crops.
WSU and UI experts will share advances in crop production and disease protection for Eastern Washington at farm field day in Davenport, Wash., June 26.