Researchers analyzed farms that use some form of “sustainable intensification” to grow crops and reduce environmental impacts like pesticide pollution, soil erosion and greenhouse gas emissions.
The struggle to identify the origins of the E. coli outbreak, which has sickened people nationwide, highlights the difficulty of tracking a pathogen through a complex food supply chain.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of WSU, OU and UI researchers have received a $3 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to help wheat and cereal farmers find sustainable farming practices in the face of climate change.
Taking the reins as Washington state’s new 4‑H leader, Nancy Deringer’s top priority is reaching underserved children and teens in both rural and urban areas.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Oilseed Workshops at three locations, hosted by Washington State University Oilseed Cropping Systems Research and Extension, are scheduled for January 22-25 in Eastern Washington.
PULLMAN, Wash. – “Healthy Soils, Healthy Farms,” a workshop designed for farmers and interested residents in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho, will be presented by Washington State University Extension, 7:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Banyan’s Pavilion.
KENT, Wash. – “Livestock Guardian Dogs” is the title of a workshop hosted by WSU Extension 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at Meridian Grange, 15422 SE 272nd St, Kent, Wash.
PULLMAN, Wash. – As the pH of the Palouse’s soil decreases, the concern of farmers and researchers has increased. Washington State University will host a soil acidity workshop featuring top experts from around the region.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Cornelius Adewale, doctoral student and sustainable agriculture pioneer in WSU’s School of the Environment, is the winner of the 11th Annual Bullitt Environmental Prize.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Seven research teams at Washington State University will enhance the competitiveness of Pacific Northwest crops by fighting devastating diseases and advancing sustainable agriculture, thanks to more than $1.5 million in Specialty Crop Block Grant funds from the Washington state and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture.