By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – When the Washington State University creamery makes cheese, only 10 percent of the milk purchased from WSU’s Knott Dairy winds up in the final product. That will change soon when ground is broken on a new expansion.
By Nevonne McDaniels, Wenatchee Business Journal WENATCHEE, Wash. – After two years of work and free business counsel, Bob’s Smokin’ Hardwood is gearing up to sell lengths of fruit wood – cherry, pear and apple – for use in meat and fish smokers.
By Craig Lawson, International Programs PULLMAN, Wash. – University partnerships, education and practical application for dealing with plastic waste in Manaus, Brazil were addressed by the winning team in the fifth Washington State University Global Case Competition April 10.
By Craig Lawson, International Programs PULLMAN, Wash. – Five finalist teams will present their solutions for dealing with plastic waste in the environment at the free, public Annual Global Case Competition at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, in Todd Hall 216 at Washington State University.
By Bev Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – The impacts and ethics of waste disposal on the Palouse will be discussed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Todd 116 as part of the Washington State University Common Reading Tuesdays lecture series.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A national conference addressing the effects of manure from agricultural operations on water, air, soil and climate is calling for abstracts. “Waste to Worth” will take place March 31–April 3 in Seattle. The deadline for abstracts is Nov. 17.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a unique method to use microbes buried in pond sediment to power waste cleanup in rural areas.
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Americans each produce 102 tons of trash in a lifetime. Impacts and implications of “the invisible waste embedded in America’s consumer society” are discussed in the common reading book that will be used 2014-15 at Washington State University Pullman.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Compost produced from urban food and yard waste could be “black gold” to farmers wanting to increase their yields and profits while improving soil and water quality. Washington State University Extension in Snohomish County is exploring how urbanization, long considered […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – In a hallway in a building at the engineering end of campus, a string of small, red LED lights blink unobtrusively, powered by a bucket of muddy water. Dedicated crews of microscopic bacteria in the mud generate electricity by doing what bacteria do best: eating. “The microbes eat […]