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Protecting vineyards with drones
July 22, 2019

Aerial drones could eventually help Washington farmers recoup some of the $80 million a year in crop damage caused by birds.

Master Gardeners honor Lowe’s store volunteers
March 14, 2017

By Seth Trucott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PASCO, Wash. – Staff from the Pasco Lowe’s store built and installed nearly 100 community garden beds to help feed local families, and the Master Gardeners of Benton and Franklin counties recently saluted their efforts with the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.

Video, tours highlight canola crop trials, preparation
July 5, 2016

By Karen Sowers, WSU Extension

RICHLAND, Wash. – Record or near-record canola yields are expected this year in eastern Washington and the video below shows a crop near Odessa being pushed into tight rows for gradual ripening before harvest in about a week.