PULLMAN, Wash. – In just a word, the story of soil goes something like this: “CLORPT!” It’s fun to say, and it helps explain how tough rock turns into the soft soil farmers need to grow food and feed the world.
Zhang PROSSER – Qin Zhang, a professor in the department of biological systems engineering and a senior scientist in agricultural automation, is the new director of WSU’s Center for Precision Agricultural Systems headquartered in Prosser. Zhang, who has served as assistant director of CPAS for the past year, assumed his new responsibilities on July 1. […]
PULLMAN, – Bill Pan, professor of soil science and chair of the crop and soil sciences department at WSU, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Agronomy. Selection as fellow is the highest honor the society can bestow on a member. Pan will be recognized at the 2007 international meetings of the […]
Erosion rates on the Palouse are severe. However, on a recent two-week trip to the Republic of China, a research team from Washington State University realized that they can be worse. The team visited several areas including Bejing and Yan’an, where the crops, climate and soil composition are similar to the Palouse. Both regions have […]