“This is a poverty alleviation effort, where we can empower families to increase their economic resiliency.” — Anthony Gromko, WSU Extension
When Pratt, aka Star‑Lord from “Guardians of the Galaxy” and a proud Pacific Northwest hobby farmer in real life, brags to his four million followers about winning a blue ribbon, you know it’s a big deal.
Farming is more than a lifestyle or a job — it’s a business venture that demands skills and knowledge for success.
An influenza virus, H3N8, is causing its typical seasonally-increasing number of cases in Western Washington.
By Kate Ryan, WSU Snohomish County Extension
EVERETT, Wash. – Growing your own healthy, sustainable food — whether on an apartment deck or on many acres — is the focus of the 10-class Growing Groceries series that starts Oct. 18 at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, inside McCollum Park.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business
SEATTLE, Wash. – Susan Mullaney, president of Kaiser Permanente Washington, will present “Health Care: Bold Moves in a Time of Uncertainty” as the keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event sponsored by the Washington State University Carson College of Business.
EVERETT, Wash. – A good grazing plan is paramount to the health of livestock and the land, and ultimately to the success of a farm.
By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News
SPOKANE, Wash. – When it comes to precipitation, the Inland Northwest has really been dumped on. Look no further than the pot holes, soggy lawns and tattered rubber boots for proof. And now — landslides.