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May 16, 23: Flower, vegetable plants for sale
May 5, 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – Plant sales by the Washington State University Horticulture Club will be Fridays, May 9, 16 and 23, at the greenhouses by Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shop.

Illness-causing fungus spreads to Washington state
May 5, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Cocci-fungus-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A fungus found in semiarid parts of the Southwest that sometimes launches a lethal illness has been identified for the first time in Washington state soil, leading public health officials and an internationally known fungal expert at Washington State University to believe the organism is quietly spreading to the Northwest.

Science finds wines’ fruity flavors really do fade first
May 1, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

white-wine-100PULLMAN, Wash. – Testing conventional wisdom with science, recently published research from Washington State University reveals how different flavors “finish,” or linger, on the palate following a sip of wine.

Study: Economic, community impacts of farmers markets
April 21, 2014

By Sylvia Kantor, WSU Extension

Colorful-carrots-at-farmers-market-by-Michael-Porter-CC-120WENATCHEE, Wash. – Farmers markets in the state have more than doubled in the last decade, from nearly 80 to more than 160, according to a recent report by Washington State University. The report is based on a 2010 study that examined economic and community impacts of farmers markets that could help shape strategies and policies to sustain them.

May 3-4: Livestock health, safety focus of workshops
April 14, 2014

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

livestock-four-80SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Demonstrations and hands-on workshops with live animals on keeping livestock happy and healthy will be Saturday-Sunday, May 3-4, at the Sheriff’s Posse Arena, 5421 S. Machias Road, Snohomish, Wash.

May 20-22: Comprehensive beef industry program
April 9, 2014

Beef-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – An intensive beef industry workshop for everyone from livestock producers, educators and veterinarians to beef marketers, retailers and chefs will be May 20-22 at Washington State University Pullman.