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$1.5M for specialty crop research to improve fruits, vegetables, farming
October 13, 2017

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

usda looPULLMAN, 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.

$8 M expansion kindles vision for Mt. Vernon research center
November 12, 2004

The Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center in Mt. Vernon is growing faster than the seedlings its researchers foster each spring. In response to this rapid growth, Washington State University, in conjunction with outside donors, agreed to an $8 million expansion of the center to be completed by summer 2006.Infrastructure construction is under way. Demolition of the older buildings, however, is not slated to start until May 2005. “These are outdated facilities,” said Debra Inglis, director of the center. “The addition is an incentive to be proactive within the agricultural community and will be instrumental in helping to establish a new vision for the center.” … » More …