Professor and Extension specialist Lindsay du Toit is part of a new $3 million USDA Specialty Crops Research Initiative project that aims to defeat a common bacterial pathogen that causes problems for carrot farmers.
Expertise from all aspects of food and agriculture is welcomed to help launch the Western Urban, Indoor, and Emerging Agricultural Production Research, Education, and Extension Initiative.
Researchers at WSU’s Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Wine Science Center are studying how and why the grapevine red blotch virus, which shrinks wine and juice grape harvests, spreads.
Christmas tree lovers and growers could one day admire new varieties that look great and are resistant to a deadly disease that kills popular firs, thanks to research by WSU scientist Gary Chastagner.
New research from WSU scientists has revealed better techniques to fight a barrel-dwelling spoilage yeast that has frustrated winemakers for decades.
Learn to be a better home gardener and steward of the environment this winter with Washington State University Extension’s new online Home Horticulture Training program.
WSU Extension is working to revitalize Inchelium Red garlic, a true Washington native that’s never really gotten a time to shine.
A team at WSU Tri‑Cities is researching the impact a type of fungus could have on vineyard growth and associated nutrient uptake, which could lead to less watering and less fertilizer.
Insights from irrigators in Okanogan, Methow, Walla Walla, and the Yakima basins will help researchers develop innovations to foster water use efficiency in the Pacific Northwest.
New WSU research shows 30% of Washington households have experienced food insecurity since the implementation of the state’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order in March.
The new Plant Sciences Building brings together scientists from four WSU departments to conduct collaborative research that will support Washington’s $51 billion food and agriculture industry.
Backed by a more‑than‑$3 million fund, the new chair will work with Washington’s potato industry to manage soil health and protect the vital ecosystem that allows farmers to grow healthy, high quality potatoes.
As director, Lewis will support a broad range of Washington industries and endeavors, including food and fuel crops, forestry, animal agriculture, water resources and more.
The wildfire smoke enveloping Washington in September gave a WSU researcher the chance to measure smoke particulates in the air of Northwest vineyards.
The researchers’ long‑term goal is to help develop a winter cover crop that can thrive in the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Corn Belt and beyond.
A new video explains WSU’s ground-breaking science behind surrogate sires.
WSU researchers are part of a national effort to find a higher-value use for corn stover, a plentiful source of lignin and a structural molecule used to make advanced jet fuels.