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College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Science

“Regardless of our race, color, or ethnicity, we all have a role to play in ending racism and guaranteeing an inclusive and equitable community. I encourage you to be agents of change, to speak out against these injustices, and demand long overdue change. That change starts now.”

– André-Denis Wright
CAHNRS Dean

CAHNRS stands in solidarity with the African-American community. Read Dean Wright’s statement.

#BlackLivesMatter

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

 

Support for Students

CAHNRS awards roughly $700,000 in scholarships annually. And 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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Your support for the CAHNRS and WSU Extension Excellence Funds allows us to enhance the educational experience and bolster our college’s programs, faculty, and facilities

CAHNRS News

Tire-related chemical largely responsible for adult coho salmon deaths in urban streams

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WSU, UW team finds runoff chemical culprit to mortality in salmon streams
Bringing back a tasty old friend

Bringing back a tasty old friend

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WSU Extension is working to revitalize native Inchelium Red garlic, the oldest strain of garlic grown in North America.
WSU launches water management survey in Okanogan, Methow, Walla Walla, Yakima basins

WSU launches water management survey in Okanogan, Methow, Walla Walla, Yakima basins

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WSU scientists and collaborators will survey owners of irrigated farms this winter in the Okanogan, Methow, Walla Walla, and Yakima river basins.
New endowed chair role helps longtime Extension scientist support better pest control

New endowed chair role helps longtime Extension scientist support better pest control

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Todd Murray has been named the Norman Ehmann Endowed Chair in Urban Pest Management, where he’ll do research and educate the urban pest management industry…
WSU opens Plant Sciences Building, new home for collaborative agricultural research

WSU opens Plant Sciences Building, new home for collaborative agricultural research

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State-of-the-art research hub virtually dedicated through commemorative video.
Company’s donation of industry-leading software to help students design their futures

Company’s donation of industry-leading software to help students design their futures

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Starting next semester, AMDT students will have access to a widely used product lifecycle management software in the retail, fashion, footwear, and apparel industries.
Study measures food insecurity in Washington families

Study measures food insecurity in Washington families

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According to the first Washington State Food Security Survey, 30% of Washington households have experienced food insecurity since the implementation of the state’s Stay Home,…

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