More than 300 west side restaurants will give a portion of wine sales through December to the Raise a Glass Fund, a Scholarship program that benefits viticulture and enology programs at WSU and other Northwest universities.
Precision Farming Expo Jan. 7-8, 2016 Three Rivers Convention Center Kennewick, WA
Crown Gall Workshop
The Wine Science Center in Richland hosts a workshop on Crown Gall Management on January 19, 2016, featuring Tom Burr of Cornell University. More details available soon. WSU-Extension and the WSU V&E Program Ravenholt Lecture Series are sponsoring the workshop. Burr will also … » More …
On Solid Ground Publishes 200th Issue
You are reading the 200th issue of Washington State University’s agricultural science e-newsletter On Solid Ground. The biweekly, electronic newsletter has been published continuously since August 2006 and in that time has run more than 600 news stories.
“We started out with a select group of subscribers we wanted to communicate with on a regular basis,” said Dan Bernardo, dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. “These were primarily legislators and stakeholders we wanted to tell our story to in a way that was different from the standard memo, white paper, or executive briefing.”
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MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Where can hard cider connoisseurs roam the countryside, traveling from estate to estate and sampling the artisan crafts of local producers? Western Washington will be the venue for such activity, if Washington State University researchers have their way.
SULTAN, Wash. — Both sides of Washington State are well suited to an expanding hard cider industry owing to an abundance of apples and the growing numbers of consumers looking for more ways to support locally based agriculture. In just a few short years, the Northwest Cider Association has grown to include 18 new cideries producing for regional and national markets. Learn about the entire process by taking the WSU Extension workshop “Hard Cider Making & Orcharding” on March 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ed’s Apples, 13420 339th Ave SE just off SR 2 in Sultan, Wash. » More …