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Drone captures vineyard irrigation data
July 5, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PROSSER, Wash. – People may notice a small, unmanned helicopter flying over Washington vineyards this summer, but don’t worry. Doing work for science, it is fully approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Annual WSU water conservation report available
June 27, 2016

water-use-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Pullman 2015 Water Use Efficiency Annual Performance Report is available for review. It describes the goals and progress in conserving drinking water on campus.

Research helps growers conserve water, improve white wines
January 14, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

white-wine-grapesPROSSER, Wash. – In arid eastern Washington where most of the state’s wine grapes grow, efficient irrigation is the name of the game. Yet little research has been done to determine the best irrigation strategies for white wine grapes.

Food labels can reduce environmental impacts of livestock
October 6, 2014

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

White-80PULLMAN, 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.