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Kids camp visit is part of libraries K-12 outreach
June 26, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – How many books can a Washington State University student check out at a time? What magazine is at call number 901 B772i? And how many copies of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” does the WSU Libraries own?

Sept. 5-6: Bread conference tailored to home bakers
June 25, 2014

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

bread-80COUPEVILLE, Wash. – A whole grains conference for home bakers in September already is more than half filled – and in a community concerned about gluten in the diet, said organizer Tim Lawrence.

July 26: Forestry field day helps landowners care for trees
June 25, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences 

forest-day-80ARLINGTON, Wash. – Woodland owners will build skills for caring for their trees at the North Puget Sound Forestry Field Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Graves Property, 13818 184th St. NE (Mattson Road) near Arlington in Snohomish County.

WSU partners with industry to market new wheat variety
June 20, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

dayn-wheat-300PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will join forces with AgriPro, a division of Syngenta Cereals, to market a new variety of hard white spring wheat known as Dayn.

Video: Brewers, distillers thirsty for local barley flavors
May 28, 2014

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

barley-160MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Using traditional breeding techniques, scientists at Washington State University are developing barley varieties with qualities that are sought after for making malted barley – the staple ingredient of beer and whiskey.

July 11: Youth livestock focus is on quality assurance
May 27, 2014

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

youth-livestock-100BREMERTON, Wash. – A day-long course for youth will help them raise livestock that meets the standards set forth in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s quality assurance program. The training will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, July 11, at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 Fairgrounds Rd., Bremerton, Wash.

June 22-24: WSU hosts state 4-H conference
May 22, 2014

4-H-national-logo-2012-80pPULLMAN, Wash. – Robotics, identity theft, cheese making and paying for college will be among the workshop topics at the annual statewide 4-H Teen Conference, to be held June 22-24 at Washington State University Pullman.

WSU helps state assess legal needs of low income residents
May 22, 2014

survey-130PULLMAN, Wash. – The legal needs of low income state residents will be assessed by Washington State University researchers in an update to a 2003 study. The goal is to provide strategic direction for legal aid delivery to these individuals and families.

Advisor helps business align values for success
May 20, 2014

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

Hampton-80BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Physical therapists know the importance of alignment and core strength. So when Elizabeth Hampton decided to open a physical therapy practice in 2004, she wanted to create a business that aligned with her values.