As the top recipient of USDA research and development funding, WSU is likely to see increased support for crucial programs.
Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
U.S. agriculture uses about a billion pounds of plastic annually, and much of that material ends up in landfills, rivers, oceans and even our food and beverages.
Millions of tons of cotton and cellulose waste may be kept out of landfills by spinning it into valuable fibers for new clothing.
David Brown, associate professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, is the new director of AgWeatherNet, Washington’s agricultural weather network.
“People come here hungry for knowledge,” said Brisbane. “I help feed them.”
The research fellowships will promote agricultural productivity, food security and economic growth through international collaboration.
Eight WSU Extension faculty members and their teams were honored for their community support by the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences.
Compost helps organic farms grow food more economically and sustainably.
Food industry professionals can learn about the latest risks and defenses for foodborne illness at the 38th Annual Food Safety and Sanitation Workshop.
Food box program helps families eat more nutritious meals, while giving rural farms and retailers a healthier economic base.
Equipped with a USDA grant, WSU researchers will lead a multistate project working with orchardists and cider makers to develop the best apples.
In many global regions, when a cow or sheep gets sick, it can severely affect a farm family’s herd, human health, education and finances for years.
WSU Extension Agent Paul Carter has earned the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
Early results indicate effective new way to combat honeybee colony collapse crisis.
Salmon exposed to toxic stormwater runoff can die in a matter of hours, and scientists are asking for Puget Sound area residents’ help in identifying affected streams.
WSU and Australia’s University of Technology Sydney have partnered to speed robotic advancements that help farmers grow food with fewer resources.