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WSU program helps tri-county farmers grow their operations
March 10, 2020

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.

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New technology helps reduce salt, keep flavor
March 3, 2020

A new processing technology out of WSU called microwave assisted thermal sterilization could make it possible to reduce sodium while maintaining safety and tastiness.

Disabling viruses with CRISPR scissors
January 23, 2020

In a scientific first, WSU researchers delivered a one-two punch to knock out viruses that affect many food, feed, and fiber crops, using precise, targeted editing of viral genes.

A funding boost to develop rice for the future
January 7, 2020

WSU is part of an international effort to revolutionize the production of rice, a project that recently earned a five‑year, $15 million grant renewal from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Bee efficiency boosts diversified farming
December 3, 2019

The more diverse a farm’s plant population, the more beneficial it is for bee pollinators, and the more efficiently those pollinators work, according to new WSU research.