WSU Extension Pacific County director Kim Patten, who retires April 1, was honored for his work with pollinators.
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.
Thirty‑five faculty members were granted tenure this year and dozens more received promotions.
The donation will allow WSU and USDA scientists to enhance and update WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension’s postharvest research facilities and equipment.
Carolina Torres, a horticulturist and WSU alumna, has been named the university’s first Endowed Chair in Tree Fruit Postharvest Systems.
Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
WSU economist Karina Gallardo has had a banner year, topped off by being elected as the president of the Food Distribution Research Society.
Salmon exposed to toxic stormwater runoff can die in a matter of hours, and scientists are asking for Puget Sound area residents’ help in identifying affected streams.
The award provides extra funding that can be applied to pivotal crop seed research projects as needed.
WSU tree fruit experts will update growers on the highly anticipated WA 38 apple variety and Cosmic Crisp® fruit.