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Two earn honors for family food health, education
September 28, 2016

BURLINGTON, Wash. – Diane Smith and Susie Craig, Washington State University Extension, each earned regional awards recently from a national association for meeting family and community food health and education needs.

Statewide tree fruit extension team gets new leader
October 15, 2015

Karen-LewisMOSES LAKE, Wash. – Karen Lewis, a Washington State University Extension regional tree fruit specialist, has been appointed to lead WSU’s tree fruit extension team, effective Oct. 1.

Statewide fall courses cultivate farmer success
September 3, 2015

LettucePULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Extension’s Cultivating Success courses are designed to make starting and maintaining a farm business easier. The courses are offered regularly in counties across the state and can be taken in any order. Registration is open for fall courses.

Market sale set, donations taken after fires halt county fair
September 1, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

REPUBLIC, Wash. – In her two decades as a 4-H leader in Ferry County, Kari Neal has never seen a fire season like this. Even in 1988, with the White Mountain fire raging on nearby Sherman Pass, the Ferry County Fair went on as usual.

WSU Extension hosts first visit by global farming scholars
July 28, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

nuffield-trust-logoCOLFAX, Wash. – Farmers from half a world away got an inside look at Washington agriculture and research this summer, with help from Washington State University Extension.

Extension, Global Campus team up to put programs online
July 13, 2015

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Extension, known for a century of local in-person outreach, has partnered with WSU Global Campus to put its programs online.

Video: Extension shares energy research nationwide
May 18, 2015

SEATTLE – Washington State University recently co-hosted training and tours for extension agents nationwide to share the latest in clean energy research and best practices to take back to their communities.

June 3: Author Bill Thorness talks about cool season gardening
April 28, 2015

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

ThornessEVERETT, Wash. – Seattle writer and gardener Bill Thorness will share tips, tricks and techniques for extending the growing season 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, at Washington State University Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

April 7-10: WSU hosts National Extension Energy Summit
March 24, 2015

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By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

SEATTLE – National speakers and urban and farm tours will be part of the National Extension Energy Summit for extension professionals and clean energy advocates April 7-10 in Seattle. Topics covered will include sustainable and renewable energy, home and farm energy efficiency and biomass energy programs.