College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences


Professor in field with students.
Associate professor Paul Hirzel shows his award-winning canyon house to SDC students.

Recognizing its unique land-grant research and education mission to the people of Washington and the state’s increasing global involvement, the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)  provides leadership in discovering, accessing, and disseminating knowledge through high quality research, instruction and extension programs that contribute to a safe, abundant food and fiber supply; promote the well-being of individuals, families, and communities; enhance sustainability of agricultural and economic systems; and promote stewardship of natural resources and ecological systems.

If you are a prospective student, we want you to know about the first-class education you can receive here! Visit our site developed exclusively for you. We hope you’ll watch the videos and read the student profiles and success stories that will tell you about the exciting programs and career opportunities offered in our college. Whether you want to be a biotechnologist or a fashion designer, we have the program for you!

If you are one of the many stakeholders of our college, I would encourage you to explore the diverse research and outreach programs offered through the college. You can visit the web pages of our academic departments, various centers of excellence, and the Agricultural Research Center to find out more about the vast array of research and outreach programs carried out in the college.


College History (Pdf)

Focusing on the History of Graduate Education,
1893-2002 in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. Compiled by Marilue Von Bargen.

Hulbert Hall Building
Dean’s Office
College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences
421 Hulbert Hall, P.O. Box 646242
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6242
(509) 335-4561

How many varieties of wheat has WSU developed?



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