PULLMAN, Wash. – Randy Suess, area wheat farmer and advocate for Washington State University agriculture research and extension, was honored Wednesday with the WSU Alumni Association Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his support of local and global wheat partnerships and of ag and community programs throughout the region.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Extension will host the annual Wheat Academy Dec. 13 and 14 in the Vogel Plant Biosciences Building teaching laboratories. Registration opens Monday, Oct. 10, and is limited to 75.
By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News SPOKANE, Wash. – “Corn sweat” made big news in late July as the Midwest baked and wilted in heat and humidity. Television reporters standing waist-deep among corn stalks explained how millions of crop acres across the nation’s Corn Belt were contributing to a stretch of […]
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington wheat farmers are being hit hard by low falling numbers in their grain. A sign of poor flour quality, low falling numbers are caused by severe temperature swings or rain before harvest.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Brett Blankenship to the Washington State University Board of Regents, effective Oct. 1. Blankenship resides in Lake Stevens and Washtucna and is an owner and partner in Blankenship Brothers, a family wheat producer.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Experts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture at Washington State University will share the latest research on how soil health can improve farm profitability at the Cook Agronomy Farm Field Day Wednesday, June 22, in Whitman County, Wash.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – When it comes to breeding new wheat varieties, efficiency is key. “If we can be more efficient in the greenhouse, that translates into better genetic lines that we can look at in field conditions,” said Arron Carter, Washington State University’s winter […]
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – To bale or not to bale? That’s a question farmers face every year about wheat straw, which can be seen stacked in large quantities throughout Washington’s wheat country as harvest season ends.