By Caryn Lawton, WSU Press PULLMAN, Wash. – In 2015 Washington state supplied 75 percent of the U.S. hop harvest. This important agricultural commodity’s early Northwest cultivation can be traced to remarkable 1852 Oregon Trail pioneer Ezra Meeker, and Washington State University Press has just released a new title that unfurls the story.
Washington State University President V. Lane Rawlins and Director of Libraries Ginny Steel will host the Nov. 15 dedication of the Wallis and Marilyn Kimble Northwest History Database. The event will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education, Room 518. The financial support of alumni Wallis and Marilyn Kimble […]