College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

CAHNRS, WSU faculty grow as leaders in Provost Academy

Twenty-three WSU faculty members, including four from CAHNRS, completed the Provost’s Leadership Academy this spring.

The semester-long training program, based on CAHNRS’ Tidal Leadership course, develops self-awareness and confidence, bringing faculty members in touch with WSU leaders and building knowledge of the university and its challenges. Exercises and discussions help participants discover their strengths and weaknesses and maximize their effectiveness. Cohesion grows at a January retreat, and each participant works on a leadership project.

Participants in 2016 included James Pru, Animal Sciences; Mark Lange, Biological Chemistry; Kate Evans, Horticulture; Elizabeth Soliday, Human Development; Tammy Barry, … » More …

Winter canola tours feature improved varieties, new technology

Blustery weather didn’t dampen the interest of Northwest dryland and irrigated growers, industry and faculty, who learned about new canola varieties, agronomy and technology in Washington Oilseed Cropping Systems-hosted field tours held in May in Odessa and Pomeroy, Wash.

Odessa tour

At the Schibel farm southwest of Odessa, University of Idaho research scientist Jim Davis led the crowd through seven-foot tall winter canola to the UI variety trials, and presented on current varieties as well as other varieties in the breeding pipeline with higher yield potential and cold tolerance.  Barring any major weather events, Davis estimated canola in the area will yield very well this year.

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FFA State Convention 2016 – WSU CAHNRS Activities

FFA education event

CAHNRS Social Media Hangout (Thursday & Friday)

Come and visit with current CAHNRS students and fellow FFA members. Learn more about CAHNRS majors, visit with current WSU students and join in our social media frenzy!  Take an Instagram photo with your favorite Coug and get the chance to be highlighted in pre-session on the big screen. #CAHNRSCougs #TagToTeachAgFFA education event Where: The Compton Union Building (CUB), 1st floor by the food court. When:  Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday


CAHNRS Hangout – Chill Zone (Friday Only)

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