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Hazelnut shells get new life as strong, sustainable panels

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Scientists upcyle leftover hazelnut shells into durable, beautiful panels.

Viral proteins join forces to lower plants’ defense ‘shields’

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Research holds promise to help plants defend themselves, prevent crop losses.

Ray Baker and his lifetime of research achievements in Washington mint

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Research technician has led experiments aimed at stopping weeds and growing healthy crops for more than 30 years.

Endowed chair launches new lab to study evolving bacterial foes of tree fruit

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Frank Zhao will study and seek better ways to manage devastating pathogens.

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Science

With 22 majors, 19 minors, and 27 graduate programs, the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences is one of the largest and most innovative colleges at WSU.

Leaders in Discovery

In fiscal year 2020, CAHNRS secured more than $84 million in extramural funding. Our College accounts for more than 31 percent of all WSU extramural funding.

 

Support for Students

CAHNRS awards more than $850,000 in scholarships annually. To enhance experiences and opportunities, students can participate in 40 different clubs and organizations.

 

Real-World Impacts

CAHNRS Cougs extend science to serve individuals, families, and communities at home and around the world. Our impacts enhance quality of life, improve ecological and economic systems, and advance agricultural science.

 

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Plant Sciences Building

The Plant Sciences Building continues WSU’s land-grant legacy by training the next generation of researchers and industry professionals.

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CAHNRS News

International career honor for CAHNRS scientists

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Two WSU CAHNRS professors elected as Fellows in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Viral proteins join forces to lower plants’ defense ‘shields’

Viral proteins join forces to lower plants’ defense ‘shields’

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Research holds promise to help plants defend themselves, prevent crop losses.
Ray Baker and his lifetime of research achievements in Washington mint

Ray Baker and his lifetime of research achievements in Washington mint

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Research technician has led experiments aimed at stopping weeds and growing healthy crops for more than 30 years.
Hazelnut shells get new life as strong, sustainable panels

Hazelnut shells get new life as strong, sustainable panels

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Scientists upcyle leftover hazelnut shells into durable, beautiful panels.
WSU students make, distribute blankets for those in need

WSU students make, distribute blankets for those in need

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WSU AMDT students came together to make blankets that were donated to nonprofit agencies and given out to people in need.
After decades, student-built bulldozer comes home to WSU

After decades, student-built bulldozer comes home to WSU

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Cougs always find their way home. Their bulldozer did too.
Viruses without borders: Destructive onion virus evolving, spreading

Viruses without borders: Destructive onion virus evolving, spreading

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Recent study by WSU virologists examined diversity, origins of a destructive virus of onion plants

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