College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Islands net USDA grant support for new farmers, ranchers

Farming on islands has its challenges, from the high cost of land to isolation among farmers to the difficulty of attending workshops. To address challenges like these, USDA has awarded a collaborative team of agencies and non-profits a USDA Beginning Farmer Rancher Grant for a multi-pronged program on San Juan, Orcas, Lopez, and Whidbey islands.» More ...

Crop Science Society honors Dr. Kim Kidwell with Fellow Award

Kim Kidwell, Executive Associate Dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA).

Kidwell will receive a 2016 Fellow Award at the Society’s Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz., in November.

The Fellow Award is the highest recognition bestowed by the CSSA, an international scientific society that fosters plant science for a better world. Members nominate recipients based on achievements and meritorious service. Fewer than a dozen fellows are named each year.

“Being a fellow validates the efforts and contributions I have made to the discipline and the Society over the … » More …

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