Mt Vernon

Wilbur-Ellis supports Mt. Vernon remodel, expansion

MOUNT VERNON — As with politics, all agriculture is ultimately local.Recognizing that fact, international agriculture supply giant the Wilbur-Ellis Company has contributed $20,000 to the renovation and modernization of Washington State University’s 58-year old Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, according to Mark Jackson, Wilbur-Ellis branch manager in Mount Vernon, Wash.“Northwestern Washington, and particularly the […]

Mount Vernon construction project on schedule

(Photo: Virgil Hanson, project manager, gives tour.)Construction of the new Agriculture Research and Technology Building at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center is on schedule for an August completion, according to WSU’s project manager Virgil Hanson.  Hanson recently lead a tour through the construction site for local growers, business […]

Mount Vernon research groundbreaking slated

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The public is invited to join the festivities at the groundbreaking for the new agricultural research and technologyfacilities at Washington State University’s Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 1, at 10:30 am on the grounds of the NWREC, 16656 SR […]

$8 M expansion kindles vision for Mt. Vernon research center

The Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center in Mt. Vernon is growing faster than the seedlings its researchers foster each spring. In response to this rapid growth, Washington State University, in conjunction with outside donors, agreed to an $8 million expansion of the center to be completed by summer 2006. Infrastructure construction is under way. […]