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President’s column: 125 years of innovation, impact
March 25, 2015

Perspectives-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – As Washington State University begins celebrating 125 years of innovation, education and impact in the state, the WSU Office of Economic Development today is releasing a new economic impact report.

Industrial companies earn state energy efficiency awards
March 25, 2015

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee today honored nine industrial companies in Washington for outstanding leadership in improved energy performance at the third annual Washington Industrial Energy Leaders awards ceremony in Olympia.

April 14: Energy generation from food, animal waste
March 19, 2015

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

digester-detailMONROE, Wash. – On-site generation of energy and soil enhancements from organic waste will be demonstrated at a free Anaerobic Digestion Bioenergy Field Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Willie Green’s Organic Farm, 19501 Tualco Rd., Monroe, (www.williegreens.org).

Ask Dr. Universe: Where does dirt come from?
March 16, 2015

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – In just a word, the story of soil goes something like this: “CLORPT!” It’s fun to say, and it helps explain how tough rock turns into the soft soil farmers need to grow food and feed the world.

Youth expand learning on farm business field trip
February 19, 2015

Wash-4-HBREMERTON, Wash. – Structured learning and encouragement from adult volunteers/mentors plays a vital role in helping young people achieve success in life. Washington State University Extension 4-H youth recently explored career opportunities and a new international business model, as well as cool tractors, on a machinery field trip.

Grant enables WSU scientists to study cider apple qualities
February 16, 2015

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

Miles-80MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Cider apple qualities and consumer preferences will be evaluated thanks to a $40,000 “Emerging Research Issues” grant received this month by Washington State University researchers.

TVW features WSU efforts to bring innovations to marketplace
February 6, 2015

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington State University’s evolving efforts to develop new technologies and innovations and bring them into the commercial marketplace took center stage Thursday evening on the statewide cable network TVW program, “Inside Olympia.”