By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern
RICHLAND, Wash. – Affordable access to higher education in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, math) and preparing graduates to enter companies in these fields will be the topics presented this week by the Washington State University Tri-Cities chancellor to national STEM leaders.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – A national conference addressing the effects of manure from agricultural operations on water, air, soil and climate is calling for abstracts. “Waste to Worth” will take place March 31–April 3 in Seattle. The deadline for abstracts is Nov. 17.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Carefully managed cattle grazing can improve weed control, plant health and plant diversity on native prairies, according to anecdotal evidence. However, no systematic study has attempted to track the impacts of managed grazing on native prairie plant communities in western Washington – until now.