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Food & Agriculture

Grant to study hemp market in western U.S.

WSU researchers will study different hemp varieties and do chemical analysis of them as part of a new U.S. Department of Agriculture grant.

Food Science donations help support students

This summer, the Puget Sound Institute of Food Technologists donated $100,000 to the School of Food Science while also providing another $50,000 in student scholarships.

Pick a pumpkin at WSU organic farm

The farm is open from 3–6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1 and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. Remaining pumpkins will be available at the same times Oct. 8 and 9.

Scientists seek better ways to keep organic fruit fresh

WSU scientists are launching new research to find safe, organic-friendly ways to defeat post-harvest diseases and foodborne illnesses in apples and pears.