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Bread Lab director Stephen Jones earns Pellegrini Award

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences


MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Stephen Jones, director of the Washington State University Bread Lab and professor of Crop and Soil Sciences, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Angelo Pellegrini Award. » More …

Bread lab blends state-of-the-art science with craft baking

MT. VERNON, Wash. – Scientists at WSU are breeding new varieties of wheat with farmers, millers, bakers, and chefs in mind. From more than 40,000 wheat varieties growing at the WSU Northwestern Research and Extension Center in Mt. Vernon, they’re evaluating the typical qualities wheat breeders look for such as yield and disease resistance. But they’re also analyzing how new varieties respond to milling, mixing, rising and baking.

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