By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Discovery of the first high-quality genome of quinoa, published this week in Nature, could help create healthier, tastier varieties of this protein-packed “super food.”
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Scientists at Washington State University just completed four years determining the best varieties of organic quinoa for Pacific Northwest farmers to grow. A new grant will help researchers assess crop yields, prices and more to help growers turn a profit.
From the Seattle Times SEATTLE – Quinoa has been praised as a superfood among superfoods for its superior protein composition and content, as well as its fiber and iron. Its gluten-free nature and quick-cooking qualities further contribute to its surging popularity.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Jessica Murray, a Washington State University graduate student from Woodland, Wash., used the crunch of quinoa, a popular new superfood, to put an international award-winning twist on a Brazilian snack.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – A crop being test-grown at Washington State University’s Organic Farm is skyrocketing in popularity in North America. Even so, less than a year ago, a graduate student growing it at WSU had never seen or tasted it.
By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications SEATTLE, Wash. – Efforts to establish a quinoa production center in the Pacific Northwest will be presented by crop breeding expert Kevin Murphy at the Washington State University Innovators lecture and lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 721 Pine St., Seattle. Register at […]