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.
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.
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.
More than two inches long, the world’s largest hornet carries a painful, sometimes lethal sting and an appetite for honey bees. It is also the newest insect invader of Washington state.
The technology, developed by Biological Systems Engineering Professor Juming Tang, could help eliminate persistent safety recalls of frozen and chilled foods that happen globally every year.
Researchers from WSU Extension’s Community and Economic Development Unit established the Regional Small Farms Program to help small farm owners in the tri-county area come up with personalized solutions to tough questions.
The nearly 50‑acre property, which WSU bought this winter, will house most of the Department of Entomology’s Honey Bee and Pollinator program.
A new processing technology out of WSU called microwave assisted thermal sterilization could make it possible to reduce sodium while maintaining safety and tastiness.
WSU will celebrate the grand opening of its new Honey Bee & Pollinator Research, Extension, and Education Facility on March 6 with a ribbon cutting and tours of the facility.
The goal of the $12.8 million project is to reveal genes and valuable traits of the popular fruits that could help growers develop new and tastier varieties.
Despite the perception that wild birds in farm fields can cause food-borne illness, a WSU study has found little evidence linking birds to E. coli, Salmonella and Campylobacter outbreaks.