With a $20 million federal grant, WSU will lead a multi-institutional research institute to develop artificial intelligence solutions to tackle agricultural challenges related to labor, water, weather and climate change.
Extension experts share general suggestions to keep animals safe during the historic heat wave expected to roll across the Pacific Northwest next week.
A World War II-era buoy, made from some 800 pounds of military-grade steel, was recently converted into a wood-fired pizza and bread oven for the WSU Bread Lab.
A tiny bee imposter, the syrphid fly, may be a big help to some gardens and farms, new research from Washington State University shows.
Researchers at Washington State University are launching a study with synthetic sex pheromones to disrupt mealybug mating—and, hopefully, the damage mealybugs cause in vineyards.
Lyon is taking his curiosity, along with three decades of academic experience, to a new position as interim chair in WSU’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences with a one‑year appointment.
Most consumers care about the technology and the ingredients used to make their microwavable dinners and other shelf ready meals, according to new WSU research.
Columbia Basin Long‑Term Water Supply and Demand Forecast, a partnership between the state Department of Ecology and WSU, examines water supply and demand over next 20 years.
Researchers from WSU’s School of Food Science are working with yeast strains native to Washington to find a way to reduce the sugar content of wine before fermentation.
A new fungus strain could provide a chemical-free method for eradicating mites that kill honey bees, according to a study led by WSU entomologists.
An abnormally dry spring has heralded an early start to what could be a prolonged fire season in 2021. Last year, more than 840,000 acres burned in Washington, more than double the 10‑year average.
This spring, scientists at Washington State University are following the journey of honeybees across the United States and inspecting hives to get a clearer picture of colony health across the annual cycle of pollination.
The grant, from the USDA National Institute for Food and Nutrition Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates, will put students to work on research centered on crops, including visits to farms.
The WSU Horticulture Club is selling tomato, basil, and pepper plants, along with many different flowers in various arrangements at their annual spring plant sale. Sales are daily. Sign up for a 15‑minute time slot on their website.
Plant scientists at Washington State University and in Germany will launch a new research collaboration through a series of virtual talks about advances that help feed and sustain our world, starting Tuesday, May 4.
Professor Lav Khot was named interim director of WSU’s AgWeatherNet with the goal of maintaining the momentum of the system’s growth and increasing public-private partnerships. Khot takes over as director for Dave Brown.
How to dig fire lines and safely work around fire engines in the forest environment are some of the skills WSU undergraduate students will learn in Wildland Fire Ecology and Management.