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Category: Sustainability

June 25: Small Grains Field Day heralds new varieties

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

small-grainsMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Color, flavor and aroma will highlight the free, public Small Grains Field Day 3-6 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center, 16650 State Route 536 (Memorial Highway).

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Through June 12: Exhibit on government management of trash

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – An exhibit opening this week in Washington State University’s Terrell Library continues the yearlong exploration of America’s garbage problems through the entity in charge of monitoring and fixing them: the government.Continue reading

WSU student team to compete in clean tech challenge

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

hydrogen-carPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students will spend the next year designing what they hope will be the world’s best hydrogen fueling station for a chance to win $1 million – and to change the world.Continue reading

May 13: Workshop to identify fundable environment research

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Research that links food, energy and water (FEW) issues is expected to be a top priority for funding agencies in coming years. In preparation, a one-day workshop for Washington State University faculty to identify research initiatives will be held Wednesday, May 13, in CUB 204 and 206.Continue reading

Study points the way toward producing rubber from lettuce

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Prickly-lettuce-latex-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – Prickly lettuce, a common weed that has long vexed farmers, has potential as a new cash crop providing raw material for rubber production, according to Washington State University scientists.Continue reading