College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Travel journal: Willamette Valley winery & vineyard tour

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Since 2009, the Washington State University Viticulture and Enology Program has been touring Washington’s American Viticulture Areas to introduce our graduates to the unique characteristics, growers and winemakers of these areas. In May, the tour series jumped the state line for the second time, taking participants to Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Not only pairing fun with new friendships and great wine with food, WSU’s vineyard and winery tours provide valuable, direct education by combining learning with unforgettable personal connections.» More ...

WSU shares expertise, wine, cheese during FABREO’s first expo in Tri-Cities

Erika Holmes, viticulture and enology communications, helps an attendee select a Blended Learning wine to taste.
Several Washington State University faculty members were featured as guest speakers during the Tri-Cities' first Food and Beverage Retention and Expansion Opportunities (FABREO) expo. Following the seminars, expo attendees made their way around to mingle with regional food and wine vendors, while getting the chance to sample food and beverage products made by companies around the region, including WSU student-made premium Blended Learning wines and Cougar Gold, Crimson Fire and Smoky Cheddar cheeses!» More ...

Registration open for Viticulture Field Day

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Join Washington State University and the Washington State Grape Society for the 2015 Washington State Viticulture Field Day on Friday, August 14, at the Roza Farm in Prosser. Commercial grape growers and anyone interested in learning about different aspects of grape production are welcome to learn about recent advances in juice- and wine-grape science and vineyard technology.» More ...

Help optimize ag productivity, prevent heat-related illness and injury

Golden Delicious, Gala, Granny Smith and Red Delicious apples. (Photo courtesy of USDA ARS)
AgWeatherNet and the University of Washington are partnering to develop a new heat awareness and alert system to help agricultural workplaces prepare for heat waves like we've seen recently. Advance notice of extremely hot days will help prioritize work activities so workers stay healthy and productive and crop loss is avoided. If you would like to participate in developing the system or have questions, please contact Jen Krenz at jkrenz@uw.edu or 206-616-4213. » More ...
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