By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Stephen Jones, director of the Washington State University Bread Lab and professor of Crop and Soil Sciences, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Angelo Pellegrini Award.
PULLMAN – Stephen S. Jones, whose wheat breeding program at Washington State University has been recognized nationally and internationally, is the new director of WSU’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center at Mount Vernon. Dan Bernardo, dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, made the announcement today. “Steve is a […]
PULLMAN — Stephen Jones, a Washington State University wheat breeder, has received a $680,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop wheat varieties suited for low-input and organic agriculture systems.The funding will underwrite continuing research in the nation’s only certified organic wheat breeding program.Organic demand“There’s a tremendous demand for organic wheat,” Jones said. […]