By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Eggert Family Organic Farm will host the annual harvest party 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1.
By Karen Sowers, WSU Extension RICHLAND, Wash. – Record or near-record canola yields are expected this year in eastern Washington and the video below shows a crop near Odessa being pushed into tight rows for gradual ripening before harvest in about a week.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PUYALLUP, Wash. – Noble fir, the iconic tree of holiday greenery, is under attack by a disease known as purple needle eater. The mysterious disease attacks new growth, causing needles to turn purple and die.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences OLYMPIA, Wash. – Harvest of evergreen boughs for holiday garlands and wreaths got a late start thanks to the warmest October on record. Just what the economic impact is won’t be clear until the holiday season is over.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The Eggert Family Organic Farm will host Washington State University’s annual harvest celebration for the first time, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.
STANWOOD, Wash. – Researchers, bioenergy staff and extension professionals will conduct the initial poplar-for-bioenergy harvest in Snohomish County noon-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at the Pilchuck demonstration site.
VASHON, Wash. – Woodland owners, architects and builders will learn how local wood is harvested, milled and used in construction during the Vashon Field Tour 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Vashon Island High School, 20120 Vashon Hwy. SW, Vashon, Wash.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Fresh pressed cider, food and family fun are on the menu for the free, 2014 harvest party 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Washington State University organic farm.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – To hear Brad Jaeckel talk about the 2,000 pumpkins soon to be sold at Washington State University’s organic farm, one might think he’s out of his gourd. Blue and red ones will be ripe for picking, said Jaeckel, and lots of white ones, too.