Just when everyone thought winter had left and spring was here to stay, Pullman residents woke up to a ground covered in snow. The week’s forecast has a bit of snow for Wednesday, but Thursday and Friday are looking better with a high of 47 and a low of 34 degrees.
The snowdrop flowers (above) were seen outside Avery Hall on Feb. 29. (Photo courtesy of Tim Marsh, University Relations.)
According to the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil’s shadow, we still have a few more weeks of winter.
PULLMAN – WSU has released four new wheat varieties for commercialization, including Xerpha, a soft-white common winter wheat, which is highly adapted to a broad range of production zones in Washington, Oregon, southern Idaho and northern California.
“WSU’s job is to work in partnership with industry so growers will have the best varieties possible,” said Ralph Cavalieri, director of the Agricultural Research Center and associate dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. “These new varieties are the product of good science, hard work and the dedication of our breeding teams.”
In 2006 and 2007, Xerpha, a product of Steve Jones … » More …