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Reducing waste while improving snack nutrition

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

snack-puffsPULLMAN, Wash. – Your favorite puffed snack food may soon contain more fiber and nutrition, thanks to research from Washington State University food scientists. » More …

WSU selected for national leadership honor

AFA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is one of three universities nationwide chosen for student leadership training in food and agriculture careers from the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) society.

Under the University Growth Initiative, the WSU College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) has received funding to send three students and an administrator to the AFA leadership conference Nov. 7-10 in Kansas City, Mo. They must apply by Sept. 18.

Additionally, interested undergraduates studying an agriculture-related field are encouraged to apply by Sept. 6 for conference sponsorship ($1,000 value) from AFA’s industry partners. Applications and … » More …

Visiting Pakistani ag leaders discuss research, trade

Food industry visit

Sohail Yousaf, CEO of MDS Foods,
visits Food Services of America
in Spokane during the training.
 

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently conducted training for food industry executives from Pakistan to share best practices, state-of-the-art research and practical innovations as well as to encourage imports of U.S. agricultural and food products. It was the latest exchange between the South Asian country and WSU in a relationship spanning more than 60 years.

The innovative, two-week program was designed by an alliance of WSU units. The visit was funded by a Cochran Fellowship … » More …