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July 10, 11: WSU hosts farm-to-table livestock courses

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension EPHRATA, Wash. – Sustainable farm-to-table livestock production lets small farms raise meat for family, friends and income while using land effectively and minimizing environmental impact. Washington State University will offer day-long courses in sustainable beef, pork, poultry, lamb and goat production July 10 and 11 at Castle Rock and Bremerton, […]

WSU extends organic agriculture major

Washington State University, home of the nation’s first major in Organic Agriculture Systems, is expanding its offerings this summer with its first online class in organic agriculture. The new course, “Organic Gardening and Farming,” was developed and designed by WSU Regents Professor John Reganold and doctoral student Jennifer Reeve, who will be the course instructor. […]

Fewer students need it

Theoretically, WSU students do not need remedial or precollege mathematics instruction because they learned everything in high school that they need to be ready for university mathematics courses. Practically, however, some students need help to meet WSU’s increasingly stringent math proficiency requirements. The good news is that there are fewer students who require those precollege […]

Learning how to include service learning in courses

A Service-Learning Course Construction workshop held in October at Seattle University’s Campion Ballroom will allow two- and four-year faculty and staff to learn more about constructing courses that include service learning elements.The workshop, which will take place from 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, is sponsored by Washington Campus Contact, Seattle University’s Center […]