By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PROSSER, Wash. – Washington wine grape vineyards experimenting with sustainable pest management systems are seeing an unexpected benefit: an increase in butterflies.
By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension SEATTLE – National speakers and urban and farm tours will be part of the National Extension Energy Summit for extension professionals and clean energy advocates April 7-10 in Seattle. Topics covered will include sustainable and renewable energy, home and farm energy efficiency and biomass energy programs.
By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension MONROE, Wash. – On-site generation of energy and soil enhancements from organic waste will be demonstrated at a free Anaerobic Digestion Bioenergy Field Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Willie Green’s Organic Farm, 19501 Tualco Rd., Monroe, (www.williegreens.org).
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University graduate student Sergio Baravalle is among 25 exceptional young scientists worldwide to receive an annual award for work in sustainable development.
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – If you were asked to change just one thing for two weeks in order to help the environment, would you? Today through Nov. 24, Washington State University faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the “One Thing Challenge” and make one or more […]
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production.
By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing SPOKANE, Wash. – A pioneering expert in green health care has been hired by the Washington State University College of Nursing to integrate environmentally sustainable content into its nursing courses.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Sustainability in business – and its impact on personal, public and planet health – will be presented in a free, public talk, “Sustainable Solutions,” at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the Phase 1 Classroom Building at Washington State University Spokane, 668 N. Riverpoint Boulevard. A 5 p.m. networking reception will be […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – A plan to enhance long-term sustainability on the Palouse will be presented to the community at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, on the second floor of Carpenter Hall at Washington State University.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – For the first time, tomato growers using high tunnels (low-cost greenhouses, http://mtvernon.wsu.edu/hightunnels/) in western Washington can manage one of the most serious plant diseases organically, said plant pathologist Debra Inglis.