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Study finds people are willing to pay more for new biofuels

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – When it comes to second generation biofuels, Washington State University research shows that consumers are willing to pay a premium of approximately 11 percent over conventional fuel. » More …

Dec. 13-15: WSU Tri-Cities students to showcase research

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Students will present over 100 research and art projects Dec. 13-15 as part of the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition at Washington State University Tri-Cities. » More …

Business takes off with youthful energy, career experience

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

CLARKSTON, Wash. – Luke Hossner was a 20-something on-again, off-again college student when his father, Bryan Hossner, suggested that Luke help out with an online leather care business his dad managed. » More …

Jan. 28: Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool

winter-expoSTANWOOD, Wash. – Edible wild plants, home orchard pruning, beekeeping and pole building construction are just some of the 180 classes – 52 of them new – that will be offered at the annual Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool on Jan. 28 at Stanwood High School. » More …

Jan. 9: Farmers gain skills in business planning, marketing

By Kate Ryan, WSU Extension

farm-businessEVERETT, Wash. – The course Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Farm Business Planning will be simulcast 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays Jan. 9-March 20 in Gray Wolf Hall at Everett Community College and in Carnation Farm’s Alpine Room, 28901 NE Carnation Farm Rd., Carnation, Wash., as part of Washington State University Extension’s Cultivating Success series. Two Saturday seminars on focused topics will be Feb. 25 and March 4. » More …

Sophomore wins distinguished scholarship to study abroad

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

lysandra-perez-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Lysandra Perez, a Washington State University sophomore in psychology from Yakima, Wash., has received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study abroad in Italy in the spring. » More …