The goal of the $12.8 million project is to reveal genes and valuable traits of the popular fruits that could help growers develop new and tastier varieties.
Owners of wooded property around the Puget Sound will build skills to steward their land and trees at the Western Washington Forest Owner’s Winter School, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at Green River College, in Auburn.
Tiny, symbiotic fungi play an outsized role in helping plants survive stresses like drought and extreme temperatures, which could help feed a planet experiencing climate change, report WSU scientists.
A large-scale analysis led by a WSU graduate student journal club found that overall organic agriculture sites had 34% more biodiversity and 50% more profits than conventional sites, but these advantages changed depending on where the farms were located.
In a scientific first, WSU researchers delivered a one-two punch to knock out viruses that affect many food, feed, and fiber crops, using precise, targeted editing of viral genes.
Owners of forests in northeast Washington will have the opportunity to learn how to keep their forests productive and healthy, wildlife-friendly, and safe from wildfire at the Forest Owners Winter School, Saturday, Feb. 1, in Colville, Wash.
WSU scientists have transferred a collection of genes into plant-colonizing bacteria that let them draw nitrogen from the air and turn it into ammonia, a natural fertilizer.
A wine business book authored by a WSU Tri‑Cities business professor and colleagues from other parts of the country earned the award for “Best Book for Professionals” by the Gourmand International Cookbook Awards.
Women across the Northwest can learn how to run resilient farms and businesses while enhancing their own health at the 2020 Women in Agriculture Conference, organized by WSU Extension, on Saturday, Jan. 25.
With significant snowfall predicted for much of the state in coming days, this would be a good time to review WSU policies and keep an eye on the emergency alert system for your campus.