Trio of videos feature importance of WSU wine research

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WSU V&E Program research faculty and students star in newly released video series. Watch to learn about the history and innovation at the core of…

André-Denis Girard Wright named dean

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André-Denis Girard Wright, an internationally recognized researcher, has been named dean of WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS).

Bringing the Lewis-Clark Valley’s wine industry back to life

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Walking rows of syrah on a late winter afternoon, Coco Umiker takes in the panorama from her Lewiston, Idaho, vineyard. Bare, pale golden vines slope…

National Science Foundation awards million-dollar funding for role model scientist

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Andrei Smertenko recently received NSF CAREER program funding for this research into phragmoplasts, molecular machines that help plants grow.

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Science

With 22 majors, 19 minors, and 27 graduate programs, the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences is one of the largest and most innovative colleges at WSU.

Leaders in Discovery

In 2016, CAHNRS secured research funding exceeding $83 million, which accounts for more than 40% of all WSU research funding.

 

Support for Students

CAHNRS awards roughly $700,000 in scholarships annually. And to enhance experiences and opportunities, students can participate in 40 different clubs and organizations.

 

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CAHNRS Cougs extend science to serve individuals, families, and communities at home and around the world. Our impacts enhance quality of life, improve ecological and economic systems, and advance agricultural science.

 

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CAHNRS News

Crop-saving soil tests now at farmers’ fingertips

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Soil pathogen testing will soon be done accurately, quickly, inexpensively and onsite, thanks to research WSU plant pathologists are sharing.

Bringing the Lewis-Clark Valley’s wine industry back to life

Bringing the Lewis-Clark Valley’s wine industry back to life

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Walking rows of syrah on a late winter afternoon, Coco Umiker takes in the panorama from her Lewiston, Idaho, vineyard. Bare, pale golden vines slope…

Dryland partnership pays off with record-breaking wheat contest win

Dryland partnership pays off with record-breaking wheat contest win

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For more than a hundred years, Washington State University wheat breeders have worked side-by-side with Washington’s dryland farmers to develop new wheat varieties that thrive…

National Science Foundation awards million-dollar funding for role model scientist

National Science Foundation awards million-dollar funding for role model scientist

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Andrei Smertenko recently received NSF CAREER program funding for this research into phragmoplasts, molecular machines that help plants grow.

WSU scientist protects Northwest spinach seed from crippling disease

WSU scientist protects Northwest spinach seed from crippling disease

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In the Pacific Northwest, spinach seed is a tiny crop with huge value. And it’s in big trouble. Northwest farmers grow the seeds that fuel…

Breeding grains that grow communities, Bread Lab’s Jones earns Pellegrini Award

Breeding grains that grow communities, Bread Lab’s Jones earns Pellegrini Award

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At the Bread Lab, Washington State University researcher Stephen Jones helps Pacific Northwest farmers, chefs, bakers and distillers get more out of their grains—more flavor,…

Rwanda raised, WSU/Cougar trained

Rwanda raised, WSU/Cougar trained

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Esther Rugoli grew up on a subsistence farm in Rwanda with 11 brothers and sisters. She’s now at WSU to learn how to help feed…

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