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New leader to expand WSU’s decision system for fruit, potato growers

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David Crowder expands his role as interim director, helping growers plan for success.

WSU-led research examines how we perceive, trust new technologies

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Scientists study the interactions that affect acceptance of a new technology used for animal welfare: gene editing.

WSU partners with Netherlands, Washington growers to improve orchard robotics, automation

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A delegation led by the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission visits the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in The Hague, Netherlands, in 2019.…

Journeys of change: CAHNRS scholars reflect on Black History Month, inspirations

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Scholars reflect on their personal, historic inspirations as they make their mark

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 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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CAHNRS News

Training course for those interested in beach stewardship, research, education

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WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Beach Watcher program hosts their 12-week volunteer training course starting March 10.
Journeys of change: CAHNRS scholars reflect on Black History Month, inspirations

Journeys of change: CAHNRS scholars reflect on Black History Month, inspirations

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Scholars reflect on their personal, historic inspirations as they make their mark
Food safety researcher elected to National Academy of Engineering

Food safety researcher elected to National Academy of Engineering

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WSU Regents Professor and Distinguished Chair of Food Engineering Juming Tang earns “highest achievement an engineer can get in the United States.”
New leader to expand WSU’s decision system for fruit, potato growers

New leader to expand WSU’s decision system for fruit, potato growers

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David Crowder expands his role as interim director, helping growers plan for success.
Gardening with Native Plants book inspires perennial passions

Gardening with Native Plants book inspires perennial passions

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From sourdough to home-improvement projects, the coronavirus pandemic has inspired a renaissance in creativity.
Feb. 17: Nutritionist shares feeding habits of vital ocean predators in Halver Lecture

Feb. 17: Nutritionist shares feeding habits of vital ocean predators in Halver Lecture

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Speaker blends enthusiasm for research, role in keeping important animals fed and healthy
Eyes in the sky help make streamside ecosystems more sustainable

Eyes in the sky help make streamside ecosystems more sustainable

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WSU researchers are using satellites and drones to help local conservationists monitor areas near rivers and streams to help improve agricultural sustainability.

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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.