Automation scientist leads precision ag systems

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. […]

American Society of Agronomy Fellow

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 […]

Trip yields meaningful China-Palouse soil comparison

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 […]