Research by WSU graduate student Brenden Campbell found mealworm larvae fed polystyrene waste, discarded polymers better known by their trade name of Styrofoam, could be safe for human consumption.
The development of a new apple variety, such as Cosmic Crisp®, is often the work of an entire career. WSU doctoral student Tymon James thinks he might be able to take a few steps that will speed that process up.
A growing number of fruit and vegetable growers in the Columbia Basin are working with researchers in WSU Extension to find an easier way to track and share data on water quality used for crop irrigation.
A team of scientists led by Washington State University Horticulture Professor Kate Evans found that public plant breeding programs are seeing decreases in funding and personnel.
National and state agricultural regulators report that residents throughout the U.S. have received unsolicited packages of seeds, the majority of which appear to come from China.
WSU student Harmony Stephens is the first recipient of the award. She said the scholarship will allow her to pursue her passion for sustainability and environmental preservation.
The research team is mapping and modeling alpine habitats in Glacier National Park where grizzlies forage on calorie-rich moths by the thousands in mid-summer.
One of the outcomes of WSU’s investment in the Functional Genomics Initiative is a national task force on gene-editing in livestock, an idea first proposed by Jon Oatley, director of WSU’s Center for Reproductive Biology.
WSU Extension Forester Sean Alexander will introduce USFS research scientist Paul Hessburg, author of the TED Talk Living (Dangerously) in the Era of Megafires, and DNR wildfire protection specialist Guy Gifford.
WSU Extension faculty and staff are working to provide training and resources to Washington’s agriculture industry as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the state.
A horticulturist who finds solutions for growing better vegetables, Miles has worked for 25 years at WSU. She is currently a vegetable Extension specialist and a professor in the Department of Horticulture.
The HUB is a multi‑faceted site that connects WSU and partners to collect and update COVID‑19 related resources that support the Washington food system.
WSU Extension Clallam County Master Gardener Betsy Burlingame loves peppers for “their intense flavor,” which ranges from herbaceous and vegetal to sweet and spicy.
A team of WSU scientists discovered how a little-understood plant protein guides development of tiny cellular structures that regulate the flow of sap from roots to shoots, revealing a potential way to help crops survive in a changing climate.
A team of WSU researchers has made it easier to test the chemical makeup of their red wine to get the vino they’re looking for.
A team of WSU scientists are taking on a destructive complex of diseases affecting valuable potato crops, thanks to support from the National Science Foundation and USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Last year, the program produced more than 65,000 pounds of fresh food for food banks thanks to the work of nearly 5,000 volunteers.