Extension specialists with WSU Tree Fruit Extension and Oregon State University will lead this year’s Cherry Fruit School, to be offered in four locations.
Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
WSU tree fruit experts will update growers on the highly anticipated WA 38 apple variety and Cosmic Crisp® fruit.
WSU graduate student Xiaochi Ma is making waves early in his career in viticulture, the science of growing grapes.
Per McCord uses genetic markers to speed the breeding of new varieties for state’s half-billion-dollar cherry industry.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
PROSSER, Wash. – Towering more than 40 feet high and able to hold more than 30,000 gallons of liquid, the enormous wine tanks at Four Feathers Wine Estates were an impressive and a little intimidating sight to area high school students.
David James is an expert on caterpillars but his latest work, The Book of Caterpillars: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from around the World, is written for a general audience. The beautiful, full-color, life-size photos provide a glimpse into the insect world few might realize exists.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC
MOSES LAKE, Wash. – New-to-export business owners are invited to a two-day export readiness workshop Oct. 25-26 presented by the Washington Small Business Development Center and hosted by the economic development councils in Grant and Adams counties.
Everett Murray, who worked at WSU Prosser from June 1958 to Nov. 1983, died at home in Prosser on Sept. 4, 2017.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
WENATCHEE, Wash. – An alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears that was a favorite drink of Napoleon’s is gaining popularity in the United States, thanks to a wave of hard apple cider producers in the Pacific Northwest.