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
29 September 2014, 10:41 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. —Scientists at Washington State University have concluded that non-digestible compounds in apples — specifically, Granny Smith apples — may help prevent disorders associated with obesity. The study, which is thought to be the first of its kind to assess these compounds in apple cultivars grown in the Pacific Northwest, appears in October’s print […]
23 September 2014, 4:11 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have discovered that a common potato virus and a fungus-like pathogen can work together to damage the crop.
In a study published this summer, scientists found that potato virus S (PVS) breaks down late blight resistance in potato. The study is in the American Journal of Potato Research (Lin, Y-H., D.A. Johnson and H.R. Pappu. 2014. Effect of Potato virus S infection on late light resistance in potato. Amer. J. Potato Research).
17 September 2014, 8:53 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Grain Commission announced Wednesday a $5 million gift to expand facilities and advance grain research at Washington State University. Plant growth facilities are central to developing grain varieties through WSU’s plant breeding programs.
“When the Washington Grain Commission asked researchers at WSU what they felt the biggest limiting factor for moving their research forward was, they told us they needed more greenhouse space,” said Washington Grain Commission Chairman Steve Claassen. “This will be a huge benefit to Washington grain growers as they will be able to plant improved varieties of wheat and barley and they will be available sooner.”
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- Sustainable Small-Scale Farming & Ranching 12-week course
From Sep 23, 6:00 pm
To Dec 09, 9:00 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium
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Fort Worden Room 204
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From Oct 07, 6:30 pm
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Northwest Maritime Center
- Master Gardener David Deardorff Plant Diagnosics
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