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WSU alum awarded for career working to end hunger and malnutrition

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WSU recently honored alum and former professor Thomas Lumpkin with the Alumni Achievement Award for his career working to end global hunger and malnutrition.

CBS Sunday Morning highlights Cosmic Crisp

CBS Sunday Morning highlights Cosmic Crisp

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Exploring the heritage and future of apples, journalist Mo Rocca featured the highly anticipated Cosmic CrispTM apple on CBS Sunday Morning. Rocca visited orchards in…

Seeds of knowledge: Researchers explore genetic secrets of plant growth

Seeds of knowledge: Researchers explore genetic secrets of plant growth

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Fundamental research sheds light on how genes, hormones help plants grow

Molecular scientist named Fellow for advancing science

Molecular scientist named Fellow for advancing science

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John Peters, director of WSU’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Economist McCluskey to advance research on Academy’s Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

Economist McCluskey to advance research on Academy’s Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

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  Agricultural economist Jill McCluskey will help advance research frontiers as a newly appointed member of the prestigious National Academy of Science’s Board on Agriculture…

Extension scientist leads search for genetic key to better alfalfa

Extension scientist leads search for genetic key to better alfalfa

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  Forage scientist Steve Norberg will lead a two-year, $250,000 effort to discover the genes behind better alfalfa, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…

‘We Can Do It’: 2017 Women in Ag Conference to build tomorrow’s leaders

‘We Can Do It’: 2017 Women in Ag Conference to build tomorrow’s leaders

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  Women across the Northwest can become better agriculture leaders in the upcoming 2017 Women in Agriculture Conference, organized by Washington State University. The conference…

Perfect pairing: Chef’s gift delivers big benefits for students

Perfect pairing: Chef’s gift delivers big benefits for students

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Donation of Cougar Seasonings business helps Animal Sciences students gain career experience

Organic ag major expands to Western Washington

Organic ag major expands to Western Washington

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WSU will offer an organic ag major at the WSU Everett campus starting with the spring 2018 semester.

HD researcher benefits from undergrad practicality

HD researcher benefits from undergrad practicality

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Sammy Perone, Human Development professor and director of the WSU Childhood Cognition Laboratory, enjoys working with undergraduate researchers like Jenna Cavena in his lab.

CAHNRS announces new Alumni and Development Senior Director

CAHNRS announces new Alumni and Development Senior Director

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The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences is proud to announce the appointment of Shane Giese as the new senior director of CAHNRS…

Sustainable farming pioneer wins Bullitt Prize

Sustainable farming pioneer wins Bullitt Prize

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PhD student Cornelius Adewale developing apps to help farmers

WSU scientist showcases beauty, diversity of caterpillars

WSU scientist showcases beauty, diversity of caterpillars

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David James fell for caterpillars as a child. Now, he’s literally written the book on them.

Water, soil researcher Kent Keller named director of School of the Environment

Water, soil researcher Kent Keller named director of School of the Environment

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School’s new leader will champion teaching, research and collaboration to solve global challenges

Students fashion reusable bags for community food pantry

Students fashion reusable bags for community food pantry

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The pasta, fruit and vegetables in CJ’s new shopping bag will feed her family until payday. And that new bag is more than stylish and…

Pollinators add variety to every meal

Pollinators add variety to every meal

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Our experts explain the importance of honey bees to agriculture and the foods we eat.

WSU secures more than $1.5 million for specialty crop research

WSU secures more than $1.5 million for specialty crop research

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Seven research teams at Washington State University will enhance the competitiveness of Northwest crops by fighting devastating diseases and advancing sustainable agriculture, thanks to more…

December 12 & 13: Wheat Academy offers hands-on learning

December 12 & 13: Wheat Academy offers hands-on learning

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Pacific Northwest for growers and industry professionals are invited to the annual WSU Extension Wheat Academy to learn about disease diagnostics, wheat management, and much…

Extension, Metro Center unite communities to solve health challenges

Extension, Metro Center unite communities to solve health challenges

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Extending science to serve communities is what Extension is all about. And when it comes to health, entire communities—from youth to elders, rural and urban—must…

Global research team fills language gap in plant science

Global research team fills language gap in plant science

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To keep pace with the fast-evolving study of cellular plant science, an international team has created terminology and definitions likely to become everyday language in…

Plant for the future

Plant for the future

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Somewhere in the dryland wilds of eastern Washington, Michael Neff and his wife stop the car. “I’ve always wanted to hike these dunes,” he says…

Land calls, new generation answers: Clallam Extension earns Farmer of Year Award

Land calls, new generation answers: Clallam Extension earns Farmer of Year Award

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Small farms are returning to Clallam County, helped by training and support from WSU Extension. To honor that effort, North Olympic Land Trust has presented…

Spice up your game with Cougar Seasonings!

Spice up your game with Cougar Seasonings!

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The WSU Department of Animal Sciences has officially released WSU Seasonings & Rubs, designed with Cougar Quality Meats in mind.

Cider on your city block

Cider on your city block

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At MOHAI cider pressing, Bri Ewing shares the science behind WSU’s new varieties of apples.

Provost’s Featured Faculty member recognition

Provost’s Featured Faculty member recognition

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Chad Kruger was recognized at the WSU-Montana State football game as the Provost’s Featured Faculty Member, along with Murrow College professor Jessica Willoughby.

Going Digital to Create Clothes for ‘Real People’

Going Digital to Create Clothes for ‘Real People’

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“All consumers want clothing with style and fit,” said Hwang, who joins WSU as an assistant professor this fall. “It’s important that future professionals learn…

Puget Sound revitalization pursued by citizens, WSU Extension

Puget Sound revitalization pursued by citizens, WSU Extension

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It is estimated that 75 percent of contamination in the Puget Sound is unwittingly produced by citizens — via commercial wastewater, sewage treatment plants, stormwater…

Colombian exchange: WSU scientist teams with Latin American researchers to solve crop challenges

Colombian exchange: WSU scientist teams with Latin American researchers to solve crop challenges

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In the fields and orchards of Colombia, farmers, scientists, students and teachers are working together to save important crops like bananas, cocoa, oil palm and…

The making of a queen

The making of a queen

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WSU’s honey bee program is trying to breed stronger, cleaner, less aggressive bees.

Eggert farm tour offers organic farming insights

Eggert farm tour offers organic farming insights

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WSU’s Eggert Family Organic Farm will host a free farm tour 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Aug. 24, in coordination with the Moscow Co-op.

Building connections helps feed a community

Building connections helps feed a community

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A WSU Extension agent worked with a local gardener in northwest Clallam County to set up a farm stand that’s providing fresh produce to an…