Blauer, a new post-harvest potato physiologist at WSU, plans to partner with agronomy experts to ensure the potato industry’s environmental footprint is small while still producing a profitable and tasty product.
The lavishly illustrated book by WSU horticulturalist Linda Chalker‑Scott recently won the 2020 Award of Excellence in Gardening and Gardens from the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries.
A new agricultural innovation from WSU may solve an ancient predicament: how to protect crop plants from cold damage at bud break.
Learn to be a better home gardener and steward of the environment this winter with Washington State University Extension’s new online Home Horticulture Training program.
Washington State University’s tree fruit orchard is growing into its new location just outside Pullman.
Grafting joins parts from two plants together so they grow as a single plant. The researchers found grafted watermelon crops produced greater yields than non-grafted plants when there is disease pressure.
The development of a new apple variety, such as Cosmic Crisp®, is often the work of an entire career. WSU doctoral student Tymon James thinks he might be able to take a few steps that will speed that process up.
A team of scientists led by Washington State University Horticulture Professor Kate Evans found that public plant breeding programs are seeing decreases in funding and personnel.
For Master Gardeners Lindy Sheehan and Michelle Murphy at WSU Yakima County Extension, therapeutic gardening is part of a life-long passion for horticulture.
National and state agricultural regulators report that residents throughout the U.S. have received unsolicited packages of seeds, the majority of which appear to come from China.