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WSU animal sciences nabs third consecutive ‘Big Scoop’ win
July 19, 2017

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

PULLMAN, Wash. – For the third year in a row, the Department of Animal Sciences at WSU has claimed the national ice cream trophy, the “Big Scoop.”

Animal science society honors emeritus for teaching
August 4, 2016

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

John-McNamaraPULLMAN, Wash. – John McNamara, emeritus professor of animal sciences at Washington State University, recently received national recognition for more than 30 years of training future animal scientists. He was named an American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) fellow in the teaching category.

Scientist develops gene therapy for muscle wasting
July 26, 2016

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

Dan-RodgersPULLMAN, Wash. – A discovery by Washington State University scientist Dan Rodgers and collaborator Paul Gregorevic could save millions of people suffering from muscle wasting disease.

WSU Cougar Quality Meats sells Angus beef sides
May 19, 2016

beef-cattlePULLMAN, Wash. – Whole and half beef from steers born and raised at Washington State University – cut and wrapped to buyer specifications – is for sale for $2.99 per pound.

Johnson to lead WSU Department of Animal Sciences
September 3, 2015

JohnsonPULLMAN, Wash. – Kristen Johnson, professor in the Washington State University Department of Animal Sciences, is serving as interim department chair as Margaret Benson phases into retirement.

Handle with care – for safer cows, better farmers
May 6, 2015

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

Dairy-cows-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Educators at Washington State University are helping dairy farmers move their cows safely and humanely, thanks to a new training program.

May 20-22: Comprehensive beef industry program
April 9, 2014

Beef-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – An intensive beef industry workshop for everyone from livestock producers, educators and veterinarians to beef marketers, retailers and chefs will be May 20-22 at Washington State University Pullman.

Conference, field day about multi-species grazing
April 26, 2007

PULLMAN – It’s not too late to register for Washington State University Extension’s multi- species grazing conference scheduled May 8 at WSU Tri-Cities, Richland, and a related field day at the Barker Ranch near Richland on May 9.Nationally recognized goat and cattle graziers will discuss management and marketing of meat goats; grazing and browsing principles; fencing, water and mineral needs; use of guard dogs; contract vegetation management; fee grazing; range monitoring; and creating wildlife habitat at the conference, which will be held in Room 216 of the Consolidated Information Center Building. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The conference begins at 9 a.m. and adjourns at … » More …