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WSU looks for practices to thwart antimicrobial resistance
February 28, 2017

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – The death last year of a woman in Reno, Nev., from an infection resistant to every type of antibiotic available in the U.S. highlights how serious the threat of antimicrobial resistance has become.

April 28: Livestock guardian dogs as farm predator control
April 13, 2016

An-LGD-from-Hidden-Medow-FarmEVERETT, Wash. – Working with a livestock guardian dog (LGD) is the topic of a workshop 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, Everett (inside McCollum Park).

April 13: Livestock forage, pasture workshop
March 25, 2016

pastureEVERETT, Wash. – Top quality forage is essential for livestock to receive adequate nutrition. A workshop on Forage Testing and Pasture Management will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

April 15-16: Beef producers offered help in wake of wildfires
February 15, 2016

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

boot-campKENNEWICK, Wash. – Science-based strategies to help Washington’s $5 billion beef industry in the aftermath of the 2015 wildfires will be presented at a Cattlemen’s Boot Camp April 15-16 at Kennewick’s Benton County Fairgrounds.

Jan. 27: Livestock growers networking; register by Jan. 25
January 4, 2016

pigsMONROE, Wash. – An informal discussion, Q&A and networking event about livestock production in western Washington will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Longhouse at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, in Monroe. It is the first in a series of quarterly events called the Livestock Round Pen.

Oct. 22, 23: Workshops on livestock impacts on water quality
October 7, 2015

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Washington State University will host two workshops for landowners, cattlemen, natural resource professionals and others interested in how cattle grazing may affect water quality.

Owners reminded to protect animals from wildfire smoke
August 26, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Dog-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine advises animal owners that wildfire smoke warnings apply to animals, too.

Cupola repairs planned for historic Ensminger Pavilion
August 3, 2015

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

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Ensminger Pavilion, a livestock-judging barn turned events center, will get an upgrade to its historic cupola this summer.