WSU CAHNRS

Washington State University

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

A renaissance of barley
in western Washington

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The WSU Bread Lab:

Cultivating a new local grain economy

100th
Anniversary
of Extension

Extending knowledge.
Changing lives.

John Reganold

NRDC's 2014 Growing Green
Food and Farm Educator

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Horsing around

Reduces stress in youth

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Welcome!

The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) is making a difference. With 15 academic departments and schools, four research and extension centers and 39 county Extension offices distributed across Washington State, CAHNRS provides global leadership in discovering, accessing, and disseminating knowledge that contributes to a safe, abundant, and affordable food and fiber supply; promotes the wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities; enhances sustainability of agricultural and economic systems; and cultivates stewardship of natural resources and ecological systems.

What's Happening in CAHNRS

Preventing foodborne illness, naturally

16 July 2014, 4:44 pm

Seeking ways to prevent some of the most serious foodborne illnesses caused by pathogenic bacteria, two Washington State University scientists have found promise in an ancient, but common cooking spice: cinnamon.

Plant biotech startup speeds propagation

9 July 2014, 8:47 pm

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers-turned-entrepreneurs have developed a method for growing trees three times faster while conserving water and reducing the need for pesticides—and they just made their first sale.

Plant scientist Amit Dhingra and five members of his research team from the WSU Department of Horticulture founded Phytelligence, the first plant-focused biotechnology startup to come out of the university.

Canola field tours draw farmers, researchers

7 July 2014, 6:45 pm

Several canola field tours held in eastern Washington and Oregon in May and June attracted a large number of attendees interested in learning more about canola production strategies.

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