KENT, Wash. – Learn to identify and control invasive weeds that choke out trees and forested areas at the Invasive Forest Weed Control Field Practicum hosted by WSU Extension.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
WENATCHEE, Wash. – Garden weeds have assumed the upper hand in the Inland Northwest, clogging up soil and competing against everything from roses to radishes.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Resource Sciences
WAPATO, Wash. – Something in the soil was destroying Andrew Schultz’ grapevines.
PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU crop and soil science experts share the latest tools in the fight against farm weeds at the 2017 Weed Science Field Tour, 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 14, at the R.J. Cook Agronomy Farm near Pullman.
EVERETT, Wash. – A workshop for farmers trying to deal with problems caused by beavers and beaver dams will be presented 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, in the Carnation Farms’ Alpine Room, 28901 NE Carnation Farm Rd, Carnation, Wash.
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.
PUYALLUP, Wash. – Pesticide handlers must be trained annually and training records maintained starting in January, according to recent changes in the federal Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS). Many resources are available to employers to meet the requirements, said Catherine H. Daniels, Washington State University Extension pesticide specialist at WSU Puyallup.