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Food & Agriculture

State 4-H livestock judging qualifier changing location

The contest will be at the Grant County Fairgrounds in Moses Lake, Washington on Saturday, June 25. The Washington state fairgrounds in Puyallup hosted the event in the past.

Turfgrass farm debuts grasses of tomorrow with inaugural field day

Grass seed producers and members of the public will get their first chance to see experimental grasses with the potential to produce seed prolifically and save water from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, June 9, in Pullman.

Automated drones could scare birds off agricultural fields

A WSU team has designed a system that uses automated drones to deter pest birds, like European starlings or crows, that cost growers millions of dollars a year in stolen or ruined fruit.

Grant to help increase wheat drought and heat resilience

An effort to identify genes in spring wheat that would allow it to be more heat and drought resilient recently earned more than $2 million in funding.