Scientists design a genetically distinct variety of wheat that is safer for people with celiac disease, opening the door for new treatments and healing potential.
The Spokane County Extension Plant Clinic has about 160 active volunteers and 22 diagnostic specialists currently. The program is open March 1–Oct. 31.
A webinar titled, “What the Bug is That? New Invasive Insects on the Horizon,” will be presented noon–1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25. Anyone is welcome to attend online.
“This is a poverty alleviation effort, where we can empower families to increase their economic resiliency.” — Anthony Gromko, WSU Extension
Few gifts say Happy Valentine’s Day better than wine and chocolate. But exactly what makes them so desirable, so delicious, has long remained a mystery.
WSU Extension’s upcoming Coached Planning Short Course will teach forest owners develop effective management plans for their forests, beginning Feb. 20.
WSU horticulture researchers work with scientists nationally to uncover secrets of the Rosaceae genome family, including roses, apples, almonds, cherries, pears, raspberries, strawberries.
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.
Amber Adams Progar, a WSU dairy management specialist, will join experts at the 15th annual Agriculture Safety Day, Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Kennewick.
WSU’s Cooperative University Dairy Students held their first reunion in the 41‑year history of the program.
Agricultural professionals in Washington, Oregon and Idaho can learn the latest in soil health practices at the “Healthy Soils, Healthy Region Workshop,” March 12‑14 in Pendleton, Oregon.
The 2019 BIOAg Symposium is slated for Feb. 7, at Ensminger Pavilion, and advances the use and understanding of biologically intensive, organic and sustainable agriculture.
Last year in Washington, the program directly reached more than a thousand adults and 2,000 children, and more than 4,400 family members indirectly.
WSU researchers have discovered the way plants respond to disease-causing organisms and how they protect themselves.
The donation will allow WSU and USDA scientists to enhance and update WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension’s postharvest research facilities and equipment.
“Robots and software, sensors and wireless communication are changing the way we grow our food, and offer exciting new ways to solve challenges in sustainability and production.” — Manoj Karkee
As the top recipient of USDA research and development funding, WSU is likely to see increased support for crucial programs.