PULLMAN, Wash. – Students at Washington State University have developed facility site designs for a potential liquid depot to process wood from slash piles in the Pacific Northwest. The liquid sugar can be used to produce chemical products including biofuels. Designs and findings will be presented in a webinar at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29.
By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Grain Commission announced Wednesday a $5 million gift to expand facilities and advance grain research at Washington State University. Plant growth facilities are central to developing grain varieties through WSU’s plant breeding programs.
A computer generated model of the Olympia Ave student housing facility project. (Photo by Louise Sweeney) Construction of WSU’s newest student housing facility is growing visibly in stature as the superstructure and a crane can be seen on the horizon from Stadium Way. A facility on the WSU Pullman campus is slated to be complete in […]
pULLMAN — The Palouse Ridge Golf Club will have the grand opening of the practice facility on May 1. The Grand Opening celebration will be held on Friday, May 2, from 4-7 p.m. The festivities include a “First Drive” ceremony followed by food and a chance to win prizes. The 400-yard practice range has target […]
PUYALLUP, Wash. — Elected officials will join leaders of the state’s forest products, nursery and Christmas tree industries on Monday to tour and dedicate a new research biocontainment facility for plant pathogens at the WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center.Ceremonies will be held on Monday, April 24, with tours of the isolation unit beginning at […]
“Our number one objective is organic material management. Our number two objective is to market a product,” said Dan Caldwell, farm and compost operations manager at the WSU compost facility. After a two-year struggle with an herbicide contaminant, gardeners can once again purchase WSU compost. “I’ve already contacted our previous customers and they’re aware that […]
We’re all familiar with Pacific Northwest weather in the winter and spring, especially around the Palouse region: cold, windy, and wet (even icy). Such an environment can make for uncomfortable sport seasons, weather-wise, hampering effective preparation for the spring contests. In those seasons past, the Cougar football team had to travel to the University of […]
Washington State University officials report they will begin plans to develop a steam-only energy plant. The plant, first proposed as a cogeneration facility that would create steam and electricity, has become too expensive. “We are planning to move forward with a steam-only plant,” reported Greg Royer, vice president for Business Affairs. “The latest report we […]