SEATTLE – The economic impact of wine and wine grapes in Washington shows an increase of $1.3 billion since 2009, or a compound growth rate of 8.5 percent per year, according to a study released today by Washington State Wine. The economic impact of the state’s wine industry was $4.8 billion in 2013, up from […]
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Fighting wildfires is expensive. Firefighters must be paid and equipment must be purchased and transported to fires. Operations and maintenance cost money.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Between 15-18 billion apples are harvested every year in Washington state for fresh market consumption, but often farmers can’t find enough people to pick the fruit.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A comprehensive study finds organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Climate is always changing. That’s one truth that stands out from the record around the world of natural samples of Earth materials, tree rings, ice layers and so much more. But how much has past climate change influenced human affairs?
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students are serving as consultants to Starbucks and other coffee companies as part of a two-year international development project. It aims to provide hands-on learning and career opportunities in agribusiness for Rwandans – and especially for women.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Commerce recently announced the appointment of Ken Casavant, professor of economics at Washington State University, to the Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB).
By Sue McMurray, College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – The author of “How Big Banks Fail” will discuss interest rate reform during the free, public Gary P. Brinson Distinguished Lecture on finance 3-4:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Todd 230 at Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The U.S.-China relationship – including national security, economic and political perspectives – will be explored in the free, public CHINA Town Hall at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, in Todd Hall 334 at Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash.—Reflecting its strong commitment to economic engagement, Washington State University is one of 16 public institutions nationally recently designated as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).