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WSU students overseeing a prescribed burn
WSU offering new wildland firefighter course
April 22, 2021

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.

A row of various foods in canning jars.
Can‑do attitude
April 19, 2021

WSU Extension food preservation expert Anna Kestrell answered about 50 questions a day during the peak of the pandemic canning frenzy.

Two salmon jumping upstream.
Prehistoric Pacific Coast diets had salmon limits
April 12, 2021

In a new paper, anthropologists document the many dietary solutions ancient Pacific Coast people likely employed to avoid “salmon starvation,” a toxic and potentially fatal condition brought on by eating too much lean protein.

More Food & Agriculture

University students create new wine for auction
April 9, 2021

An exclusive wine created by seniors of the WSU wine science program will be available for purchase at this month’s Auction of Washington Wines Private Barrel Auction for wine traders, April 19 and 20.

Award will help study and fight soil compaction
April 6, 2021

With a $450,000 New Innovator Award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, WSU researcher Haly Neely will lead a team to study how soil compaction impacts crop productivity and yield as well as develop management practices to reduce the problem.

Jake Blauer joins WSU’s potato research group
February 26, 2021

Blauer, a new post-harvest potato physiologist at WSU, plans to partner with agronomy experts to ensure the potato industry’s environmental footprint is small while still producing a profitable and tasty product.