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William A. Haglund
March 16, 2016

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – William A. Haglund, retired from WSU Mount Vernon, died June 15, 2015. He worked at WSU 1960-92.

 

Jan. 21: Community ag perspectives, opportunities discussed
January 14, 2016

By Abby Beissinger, WSU Mount Vernon

western-Washington-agricultureMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Past, present and future perspectives on western Washington agriculture will be highlighted at a free, public panel discussion at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Sakuma Auditorium at Washington State University’s Mount Vernon Research and Extension Center, 16650 State Route 536.

WSU research for specialty crops boosted by $1.7 million
October 14, 2015

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

pearsPULLMAN, Wash. – More than $1.7 million was awarded to Washington State University for specialty crop research including berries, potatoes, grapes, tree fruit, onions, carrots and Christmas trees, the Washington State Department of Agriculture announced today.

Leadership change at WSU Mount Vernon
August 17, 2015

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

Kruger web onlyMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Chad Kruger is the new director for the Washington State University Mount Vernon Northwestern Research and Extension Center (NWREC) as of Aug. 17.

WSU helps Chipotle restaurant develop healthier tortilla
June 29, 2015

By Stephanie Strom, The New York Times

tortilla-by-Ian-C.-Bates-for-New-York-TimesMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – The latest piece of equipment at the Bread Lab, a heavenly smelling corner of the Washington State University campus here, is a tortilla press, a gift from Chipotle Mexican Grill.

June 25: Small Grains Field Day heralds new varieties
May 28, 2015

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).

Tradition + innovation = future of good food
April 21, 2015

By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development

pastaMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Bringing tradition and innovation together to highlight natural flavors is the future of good food, said award-winning chef Marc Vetri at a lecture in Mount Vernon last week.

April 16: Bread lab inspires chef promoting handmade food
March 20, 2015

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

pasta-book-coverMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – James Beard Award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Marc Vetri will share his culinary insights – and fresh pasta samples – at a free, public book signing at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center.

Fighting tulip weeds, diseases with cover crops
February 25, 2015

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

Skagit-Valley-tulipsMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Rotating cover crops in tulip fields shows promise for fighting disease in the economically important flower bulb, according to early research findings at the Washington State University research center in Mount Vernon.