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Collman helped start program 40 years ago

  Entomologist Sharon Collman looks at the bugs she found under a rock near the WSU Snohomish County Extension office during a recent bug hunt. (Photo by Mark Mulligan, Everett Herald)     By Andrea Brown, Everett Herald   EVERETT, Wash. – Sharon Collman isn’t afraid of bugs. She’s afraid of not having enough bugs. […]

Cultivating farm success focus of WSU Extension series

Old-time farming methods that limited farm size demonstrated with horse-drawn plow       EVERETT, Wash. – There are now five million fewer farms in the U.S. than there were in the 1930s. And almost 40 percent of today’s farmers are at least 55 years old. Consequently, the future and stability of U.S. agriculture depends […]

Olympic Peninsula field day informs forest landowners

FORKS, Wash. – Landowners on the Olympic Peninsula will learn how to better steward their forest resources at the Washington State University Extension forest owners field day on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Olympic Natural Resources Center in Forks, Wash. “We want to engage anyone who owns land with trees,” said Andrew Perleberg, WSU forestry […]