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$1.5M for specialty crop research to improve fruits, vegetables, farming

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 […]

Landowners rediscover practice of farming the woods

By Rebecca Phillips, Washington State Magazine OLYMPIA, Wash. – Jim Freed came to Washington State University to work with Christmas trees, but he started getting questions about what else people could do with their land besides watch the trees grow.

Statewide fall courses cultivate farmer success

PULLMAN, 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.