New barley varieties, bred by WSU scientists, offer brewers and maltsters fresh alternatives and unique flavors.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC
RENTON, Wash. – When Marley Shain Rall wanted to open a retail store to sell beer-themed baked goods, she decided to run her idea past an expert advisor at the Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) who was encouraging – and skeptical.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PROSSER, Wash. – As new director of the Clean Plant Center Northwest, Scott Harper will help growers stop devastating crop viruses before they gain a foothold. His top priority is to grow the Northwest’s supply of virus-free fruit trees, vines and hops.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – From beer and pickles to cider and cheese, U.S. food industries that rely on fermentation are proliferating – and so is the need for an appropriately skilled workforce. Starting in the fall, Washington State University will offer classes in fermentation science as part of a new option within the food science major.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
SEATTLE – As far as academic formulas go, here’s an easy one: Beer + economics = Beeronomics! Washington State University scientists will host the fourth international Beeronomics Conference in Seattle on Sept. 8-9, the first time the event will venture outside Europe.
PULLMAN – The 2010-2011 annual Security/Fire Report for the WSU Pullman campus was released on Friday, Oct. 1, and is available online.
The 20-page report is designed to provide the WSU community with an accurate statistical look into the campus’ fire safety and sex assaults record. In addition, it provides information on the overall safety system that WSU Pullman has instituted, including:
reporting assaults and crimes
campus safety systems
alcohol and drug policies
Facebook safety measures
sexual assault prevention
university contact information
fire and crime statistics
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