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Business advisor connects students to export opportunity

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC MOSES LAKE, Wash. – Some cookies were too sweet and others too dry, moist or just blah. But after nearly six months of research and development, students in Susan Moberg’s culinary arts class at Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center are hoping the oatmeal cookie served up at a food […]

SBDC offers export workshop, opportunity for businesses

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington business enterprises looking to generate sales to new markets will benefit from a workshop offered 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 18, by the Washington Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) at the Spokane Export Center, 1235 N Post, Suite 201. Please register online at The cost per person is $25.   The […]

Seminar to introduce businesses to exporting

SEATTLE – A seminar title “New to Export” will be presented by the Washington Small Business Development Center and International Trade Alliance March 16-18 in Seattle.   The seminar is designed for small- and medium-sized businesses that want to generate or expand sales in international markets. The program will provide the primary information and resources needed […]

Replacing chemical fumigation of fruit with low pressure

PULLMAN – Fruit consumers and growers will be delighted if Shaojin Wang, a WSU assistant research professor of biological systems engineering, can achieve his research goal. Wang is pursuing a method that could replace the chemical fumigation of apples and cherries grown in Washington with simple low-pressure treatments. Low-pressure storage technology changes the normal composition of air, creating an environment inhospitable […]