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Protect your pet’s feet from heat, burns
July 6, 2017

120 degree pavement temperatureBy Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – Temperatures nearing or surpassing the century mark in the Inland Northwest this week prompts the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine to issue a hot pavement advisory for pets.

WSU Extension: foresters, tree fruit staff earn national awards
June 28, 2017

WSU Extension Tree Fruit groupBy Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Two WSU Extension faculty members won awards this year from the Association of Natural Resource Professionals for their efforts connecting with small forest landowners.

Dirt, rolly-pollies part of award-winning gardening program
June 28, 2017

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resources

kids explore dirt, worms, insectsSPOKANE, Wash. – Worms and rolly-pollies work great at getting kids interested in gardening, and digging for these critters in a box of dirt is a big hit.

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June 24: SE Washington Forest, Range Owners Field Day
June 16, 2017

taking forest readingPULLMAN, Wash. – WSU Extension  will present a Forest and Range Owners Field Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 24, on the Dickinson property at Cougar Canyon near Dayton, Wash. Gates open at 8 a.m.

Intense pollen levels and wind seeding misery, irritation
June 14, 2017

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – An unfortunate overlap in tree and grass pollination combined with brisk winds is posing challenges for people whether they’re allergic or not. The proof is before their eyes — and in them.

Clark County children learning about food, farming
June 9, 2017

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Services

VANCOUVER, Wash. – This month, hundreds of fourth-grade students from around Clark County will participate in the Farm to Fork program, with field trips to Heritage Farm to plant potatoes and learn about where food comes from.

Rattlesnakes are out – beware
June 2, 2017

By Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – So far this season, Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital has treated a dog and a horse bitten by rattlesnakes.

Leave young wildlife to mother nature
May 25, 2017

By Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – First the bad news.  Today, a male white-tailed fawn from Washington was delivered to the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

June 15: Lind Field Day focuses on falling numbers, wheat, peas
May 24, 2017

field day wsuLIND, Wash.  – Farmers can learn about the latest Washington State University discoveries in solving issues regarding low falling numbers in alpha amylase enzyme measurements, perennial wheat, pea varieties and more at the annual Lind Field Day, Thursday, June 15, at the WSU Dryland Research Station.

June 20: Beaver problems for farmers focus of workshop
May 18, 2017

wsu-extension-logoEVERETT, Wash. – A workshop for farmers trying to deal with problems caused by beavers and beaver dams will be presented 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, in the Carnation Farms’ Alpine Room, 28901 NE Carnation Farm Rd, Carnation, Wash.

6 inches of Mount St. Helens ash fell on Lind, Wash. — why?
May 15, 2017

Welcome to LindBy Linda Weiford, WSU News

LIND, Wash. – The day Mount St. Helens erupted, Gladie Nagamitsu vividly remembers when noon turned to midnight and the sky started raining down on the tiny farming town of Lind, Wash., where she lives.

May 31: Governor’s summit on career learning opportunities
May 4, 2017

GovSummitLogoPULLMAN, Wash. – Registration is open for the Governor’s Summit on Career Connected Learning, Wednesday, May 31, at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond and at WSU Extension-hosted gatherings in Pullman and more than 25 other sites across Washington.