Research cultivates seeds of opportunity
Varieties of quinoa grow in plots at
WSU’s organic farm in Pullman.
(Photo by Brian Clark, Washington
PULLMAN, Wash. – The grain-like seed crop quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has grown in popularity and likely will be grown more widely in the Pacific Northwest, thanks to a $1.6 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant recently awarded to Washington State University researchers.
Researcher Kevin Murphy stands near a plot of
quinoa at WSU’s organic farm. (Photo by Brian Clark,
Washington State University)