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The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) is making a difference. With 15 academic departments and schools, five 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
14 November 2013, 12:23 am
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Compost produced from urban food and yard waste could be “black gold” to farmers wanting to increase their yields and profits while improving soil and water quality. WSU Extension in Snohomish County is exploring how urbanization, long considered a threat to local agriculture, might actually help farmers keep up with demand for local food while recovering a valuable resource from our urban waste stream.
21 October 2013, 6:43 pm
October marks the peak of wild mushroom picking in the Northwest, and a Washington State University plant pathologist nicknamed the “mushroom queen” is just the person you’d want in tow. She can keep you from getting lost in the woods and from eating a mushroom that tastes bad – or worse, one that will make you sick.
15 October 2013, 3:35 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. – Rich Koenig, associate dean for the WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences and director of WSU Extension, has been honored as one of 14 soil scientists in the U.S. to be named as a 2013 Fellow for the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA).
15 October 2013, 3:31 pm
PROSSER, Wash.– Although the calendar said September, the stormy weather at the end of last month looked more like November or December.
3 October 2013, 8:55 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor of economics Jill McCluskey has been awarded a three-year, $449,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will help fund a study of the effects of partner accommodation policies (PAPs), including their implications for increasing the number of female faculty teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
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- Master Beekeeping Course in Everett
Nov 18, 6:30 pm, WSU Snohomish County
- High Residue Farming Workshop
Dec 12, 9:30 am, TRAC Center
- 4-H Horse Project Holiday Party
Dec 13, 5:30 am, Chimacum Grange Hall
- Winemakers Base Camp, Mazama, WA
Jan 07, 12:00 am
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