PROSSER, Wash. – Research posters, presentations, awards and lunch will be presented free to the public 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at the Walter Clore Center, 2140 Wine Country Rd., to showcase research from the Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser (IAREC).
PULLMAN, Wash. – The free, public Legacy of Excellence Reception – including a lecture by 2014 WSU Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Award winner Norman K. Whittlesey – will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in Todd Hall 276.
PROSSER, Wash. – In much of Europe, it is illegal to irrigate wine grapes after veraison – the change of color indicating ripening – for fear of diluting brix, or sugar content. But recent research is calling into question this taboo, especially for semiarid regions like eastern Washington – and Spain. In fact, a […]
Irrigation study shows ways to save water, energy and money SKAGIT COUNTY – A study of big gun vs. boom irrigation systems in Skagit County may help growers save money as well as water. In summer 2007, Don McMoran, agriculture and natural resources educator at WSU Extension Skagit County, and Troy Peters, […]
Drought conditions in Washington, especially irrigation rationing in the Yakima Valley, are leading to hard choices for area growers, according to two Washington State University Extension educators.“We’re already seeing some crop shifting,” said Bob Stevens, extension soil scientist and interim director of WSU’s Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center. “Some orchards already are being […]