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Microscopic partners could help plants survive stressful environments

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Tiny, symbiotic fungi play an outsized role in helping plants survive stress

Beach Watchers training available to protect Puget Sound

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WSU Extension hosts training program for beach lovers who want to help protect Puget Sound’s waters, wildlife and landscape in Snohomish County.

Nitrogen-fixing genes could help grow more food using fewer resources

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Scientists have transferred a collection of genes into plant-colonizing bacteria that let them draw nitrogen from the air and turn it into ammonia, a natural…

Feb. 1: Winter School helps NE Wash landowners keep forests healthy, safe

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Learn to keep woodlands productive, wildlife-friendly, and safe at the Forest Owners Winter School.

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In 2016, CAHNRS secured research funding exceeding $83 million, which accounts for more than 40% of all WSU research funding.

 

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WSU professor wins award for distinction in Extension

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On learning that she had won the 2020 Extension Distinction Award from ASEV—the American Society for Enology & Viticulture—WSU associate  professor and Extension specialist, Michelle…
Organic farm advantages in biodiversity and profits depend on location

Organic farm advantages in biodiversity and profits depend on location

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A large-scale analysis led by a WSU graduate student journal club found that overall organic agriculture sites had higher biodiversity and profits, but these advantages…
WSU V&E certificate programs boon for working professionals

WSU V&E certificate programs boon for working professionals

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WSU V&E certificate program boon for working professionals As Washington’s wine industry continues to grow, the need for a skilled, knowledgeable workforce grows along with…
Apparel merchandising students use social media to connect local businesses with customers, community

Apparel merchandising students use social media to connect local businesses with customers, community

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Students in Washington State University’s apparel merchandising program are putting their studies to work this spring to connect local businesses with social media-savvy consumers. Jihyeong…
Microscopic partners could help plants survive stressful environments

Microscopic partners could help plants survive stressful environments

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Tiny, symbiotic fungi play an outsized role in helping plants survive stress
Feb. 1: Winter School helps NE Wash landowners keep forests healthy, safe

Feb. 1: Winter School helps NE Wash landowners keep forests healthy, safe

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Learn to keep woodlands productive, wildlife-friendly, and safe at the Forest Owners Winter School.
Nitrogen-fixing genes could help grow more food using fewer resources

Nitrogen-fixing genes could help grow more food using fewer resources

Published on
Scientists have transferred a collection of genes into plant-colonizing bacteria that let them draw nitrogen from the air and turn it into ammonia, a natural…

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The WSU Bees are getting ready to get back to work for the spring. Here’s how they survive the cold winters.