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.
Photo: The livestock advisers group visits “Our Lady of the Rock Monastery” on Shaw Island, with Mother Hildegard teaching a class on alpacas and llamas. (Photo courtesy of Joan DeVries.) People new to acreage ownership often have many questions, and WSU’s Extension Livestock Adviser Program can be one of the best sources for answers. The program […]
A conference focused on developing rural enterprises based on sustainable livestock and resource management strategies is scheduled May 23-24 at the Ritzville La Quinta Inn.Keynote speaker An Peischel of Tennessee State University will discuss goat management and livestock grazing behavior in relation to invasive vegetation management, creating niche markets and enterprise development.Producers Dave Billingsley and […]
Washington State University will produce a national satellite broadcast examining the basics of organic livestock production and the opportunities it presents at 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, from FSHN T-101. Those who would like to be part of the studio audience should be in their seats by 9:45 a.m. The program is intended to […]