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Workshops to discuss Columbia Basin water forecast
June 6, 2016

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Below-Wanapum-Dam-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Changing climate will affect availability and demand for water in Washington’s Columbia River Basin and influence how water will be managed over the next 20 years, according to a new report being prepared for the Washington Department of Ecology’s Office of Columbia River.

Photos: Snow frosts WSU; more on the way
December 17, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Snow brought beauty and slow, treacherous travel to Washington State University Wednesday. More snow and freezing rain are forecast for the Pullman area from noon Thursday through Friday night, according to the National Weather Service in Spokane, Wash.

Record heat wave to hit Pacific Northwest
June 4, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Hot-SunPULLMAN, WASH. –  Technically, it’s still spring, but temperatures are expected to bring record-breaking heat to the Pacific Northwest starting this weekend.

Looking back at autumn: Average season ends with chill
January 6, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

AgWeatherNet-logo-250PROSSER, Wash. – Autumn weather in Washington typically becomes increasingly active from September to November, but that was not the case in 2013. September kicked off the season with a superstorm, one of the highlights of the fall.

Georgia agrometeorologist to lead AgWeatherNet
June 23, 2010


PULLMAN – Gerrit Hoogenboom, a professor of agrometeorology and crop modeling, has been named the new director of WSU’s Agricultural Weather Network (AgWeatherNet).


Hoogenboom succeeds Gary Grove, professor of pathology, in the position, and will begin his new responsibilities on Aug. 1.


”Gerrit is a seasoned professional with areas of specialty that exactly match the focus of AgWeatherNet,” said Ralph Cavalieri, associate dean and director of WSU’s Agricultural Research Center. ”Gary has built a strong foundation for the future expansion and refinement of the system.”


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