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New temporary positions for WSU CAHNRS leaders
July 20, 2015

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

kidwell-kim-2012-80pPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Interim President Dan Bernardo has named Ron Mittelhammer, dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, as interim co-provost of the university.

Expo shows global impacts of Prosser research center
July 10, 2015

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

PROSSER, Wash. — The first scientific expo at Washington State University’s Prosser research station hailed advances made in central Washington by scholars from around the globe.

WSU announces new Food Science director
July 8, 2015

Barb-Rasco-chairPULLMAN, Wash. — Barbara Rasco, a Washington State University professor, has been named director of the School of Food Science, a joint program between WSU and the University of Idaho.

CAHNRS awards recognize students, employees, volunteers
April 13, 2015

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

cookPULLMAN, Wash. – The people who show Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at its best were recognized recently at the annual CAHNRS Honors awards ceremony.

Surveys to help Kenyan farmers irrigate crops, combat hunger
June 9, 2014

By Anna Montgomery, International Research and Agricultural Development
ByersYoungPULLMAN, Wash. – To help Kenyan families irrigate subsistence and cash crops, two Washington State University economists are studying the marketing, financing and impact of a human-powered treadle irrigation pump.

Media advisory: WSU announces learning, leadership center
March 25, 2014

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

CTll-100PULLMAN, Wash. – News media are invited to attend Washington State University’s official announcement of the new Center for Transformational Learning and Leadership (CTLL). A news conference will be 9-9:30 a.m. Friday, March 28, at the WSU Ensminger Pavilion, 455 Lincoln Dr., Pullman.

Organic farming focus of field day at Tukey
July 30, 2013

Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – The latest organic agriculture research and hands-on teaching methods were the focus of this year’s Washington State University Organic Farm Field Day, Thursday, July 25, at at Tukey Horticultural Orchard northeast of the Pullman campus.

Students working at the farm and the farm manager provided presentations with a tour of the farm following. At 8:30 a.m., Kevin Murphy, assistant research professor, and graduate students from the WSU Department of Crop and Soils, reviewed the progress of their research field trials on quinoa and other alternative crops. At 10:30 … » More …

Farm-to-table food safety topic of discussion
August 27, 2010

 PULLMAN – Food safety issues – from produce in the field to meals on the table – will be the focus of the next installment of WSU Extension’s “Research that Works for You” Webinar series.


The presentation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, at


Karen Killinger, WSU Extension food safety specialist, will discuss two team-based projects addressing food safety issues during the webinar.


A multi-disciplinary team of WSU faculty, including Killinger, have partnered with several state organizations to conduct “Good Agricultural Practices” workshops … » More …