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Aug. 3: WSU hosts workshop on organic practices

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

WSU-Eggert-farm-tractor-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Learn about organic farming, composting and soil fertility at a Tilth Producers of Washington workshop 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm in Pullman.Continue reading

Single hair shows researchers what a bear has been eating

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Grizzly-80PULLMAN, Wash. – U.S. and Canadian researchers have found they can get a good idea of a grizzly bear’s diet over several months by looking at a single hair. The technique, which measures residues of trace metals, can be a major tool in determining if the threatened animals are getting enough of the right foods to eat.Continue reading

Online media course enhances policeman’s career

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Smith-80ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. – It was a disturbing phone call for even the most seasoned of police officers. Hours after Fourth of July celebrations died down, someone abandoned a six-week-old baby girl in the middle of the road.Continue reading