Taking the reins as Washington state’s new 4‑H leader, Nancy Deringer’s top priority is reaching underserved children and teens in both rural and urban areas.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
PROSSER, Wash. – Towering more than 40 feet high and able to hold more than 30,000 gallons of liquid, the enormous wine tanks at Four Feathers Wine Estates were an impressive and a little intimidating sight to area high school students.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – In the Pacific Northwest, spinach seed is a tiny crop with huge value. And it’s in big trouble.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Oilseed Workshops at three locations, hosted by Washington State University Oilseed Cropping Systems Research and Extension, are scheduled for January 22-25 in Eastern Washington.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Starting or expanding a small farm or agricultural business marks the focus of a WSU Extension course, titled “Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Business Planning,” to begin Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Hazel Dell, Wash.
KENT, Wash. – “Livestock Guardian Dogs” is the title of a workshop hosted by WSU Extension 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at Meridian Grange, 15422 SE 272nd St, Kent, Wash.
STANWOOD, Wash. – The Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool will be held Saturday, Jan. 27, at Stanwood High School in Stanwood, Wash.
SEATTLE, Wash. – Today’s metropolitan areas face a myriad of complex infrastructure, management and social challenges. To help cities successfully tackle those issues, the Western Center for Metropolitan Extension and Research will present the Urban Green Infrastructure Summit on Feb. 21-22 at the Embassy Suites in Tigard, Ore.
PULLMAN, Wash. – As the pH of the Palouse’s soil decreases, the concern of farmers and researchers has increased. Washington State University will host a soil acidity workshop featuring top experts from around the region.