By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – The makers of a film about preserving the world’s food supply will discuss their movie after a free, public showing at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Washington State University Mount Vernon, 16650 State Route 536.
By Angela Lenssen, School of Food Science SEATTLE – Following strong reviews of its inaugural offering, an extension short course on food ingredient technology directed by Washington State University will be presented Feb. 25-26 in Seattle. Registration will open by Nov. 1.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – The largest study of its kind has found that organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts, including more antioxidants and fewer, less frequent pesticide residues.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Let’s say you’re a bee and you’ve spotted a new and particularly lucrative source of nectar and pollen. What’s the best way to communicate the location of this prize cache of food to the rest of your nestmates without revealing it to competitors, or “eavesdropping” spies, outside of the colony?
PULLMAN, Wash. – The head of U.S. food and agriculture will address societal changes he refers to as “wicked problems,” – including population growth, climate change and poverty – at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, in room T101, Food Science and Human Nutrition building, at Washington State University Pullman.
RITZVILLE, Wash. – Get to “Know Your Food” and enjoy a lunch featuring local ingredients and Ferdinand’s ice cream during a fun afternoon on the farm hosted by Washington State University Lincoln-Adams County Extension.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Of the hundreds of automobiles that enter the parking lot each week at Washington State University’s Bear Research, Education and Conservation Center, two Toyotas entice the bears like no others.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor and internationally renowned soil scientist John Reganold received the 2014 Growing Green Award from the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Berkeley Food Institute in a ceremony Wednesday in Berkeley, Calif.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – While I have been dinking around for months trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Studies show 16.2 million U.S. children live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Washington State University Extension 4-H has received $150,000 to engage 2,500 youth and families in 13 counties in the 4-H Food Smart Families program.