Skip to main content Skip to navigation
WSU News livestock

WSU looks for practices to thwart antimicrobial resistance

WSU postdoctoral fellow Mark Caudell with Imani Kanuga, a Maasai leader in Nadonjukin Village, Tanzania.

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. » More …

April 28: Livestock guardian dogs as farm predator control

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). » More …

April 13: Livestock forage, pasture workshop

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. » More …

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

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. » More …

Jan. 27: Livestock growers networking; register by Jan. 25

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. » More …

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

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. » More …

Owners reminded to protect animals from wildfire smoke

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. » More …

Cupola repairs planned for historic Ensminger Pavilion

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. » More …