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Jan. 8-9: Rebuilding west side grain economy
January 4, 2016

grains-logoOLYMPIA, Wash. – Rebuilding a regional grain economy west of the Cascade Mountains will be the focus of the 2016 Cascadia Grains Conference Friday-Saturday, Jan. 8-9, in Olympia and field-trip sites throughout Thurston County.

Discovery advances biowaste-to-jet fuel research
December 1, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Bin-YangRICHLAND, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have figured out a way to successfully convert a common wood byproduct into hydrocarbon molecules that could be used as jet fuel.

Two WSU faculty named AAAS fellows
November 23, 2015

Marsh,-left,-and-LambWASHINGTON – Brian K. Lamb and Thomas L. Marsh of Washington State University have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their efforts to advance science and/or its applications.

Holiday greenery harvest adjusts to ‘Godzilla El Nino’
November 17, 2015

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

Noble-fir-wreath-by-Freed-webOLYMPIA, Wash. – Harvest of evergreen boughs for holiday garlands and wreaths got a late start thanks to the warmest October on record. Just what the economic impact is won’t be clear until the holiday season is over.

WSU receives $2.7 million to research costly potato threat
October 5, 2015

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

potato-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Zebra chip disease, caused by a bacterium carried by insects, can ruin a potato crop; but little is known about where it comes from and how it can be avoided.

Starts Oct. 13: Wood to biofuel webinar series offered
October 1, 2015

By Charles Burke, WSU NARA

hands holding wood byproducts1 (1)PULLMAN, Wash. – The newest findings about using material left in forest slash piles to produce alternative biofuels for jet aircraft and other co-products will be presented in a series of five free wood-to-biofuel webinars in October.

Oct. 5: Career, internship networking invites students
September 30, 2015

career-networkingPULLMAN, Wash. – More than 20 companies will have representatives on hand at a career and internship networking event 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at Ensminger Pavilion at Washington State University.

Sept. 19: Basket sales aid women’s economic co-op
September 16, 2015

baskets-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – Baskets handmade by women in a Rwandan economic cooperative will be for sale by the International Development Club 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, in the CUB main floor.

Economics scholar advocates for students at fall events
September 9, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Sabasi-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Through his research and personal action, Darlington Sabasi is making a difference for students and farmers in Washington state and around the world.