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June 11: Go hands-on with forest, range stewardship at Forest Owners Field Day

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Field day helps owners understand, steward, and enhance their forests and rangelands.

Grant to help increase wheat drought, heat resilience

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WSU researchers are leading an effort to identify genes in spring wheat that would allow it to be more heat and drought resilient.

Wildfire awareness: Forestry scientists share lessons to understand, adapt to realities of fire

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Wildfire is a perennial challenge for Washington and the west. Learn about the risk of fire, and how to defend and restore balance in the…

Students bring fresh ideas to reach next-gen consumers in real-world merchandising challenge

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Students’ capstone competition seeks to solve real-world challenges for Nordstrom, Kurt Geiger London, and Zulily

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

Wildfire awareness: Forestry scientists share lessons to understand, adapt to realities of fire

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Wildfire is a perennial challenge for Washington and the west. Learn about the risk of fire, and how to defend and restore balance in the…
June 11: Go hands-on with forest, range stewardship at Forest Owners Field Day

June 11: Go hands-on with forest, range stewardship at Forest Owners Field Day

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Field day helps owners understand, steward, and enhance their forests and rangelands.
Students bring fresh ideas to reach next-gen consumers in real-world merchandising challenge

Students bring fresh ideas to reach next-gen consumers in real-world merchandising challenge

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Students’ capstone competition seeks to solve real-world challenges for Nordstrom, Kurt Geiger London, and Zulily
Partnership shares genetics for earlier ripening, grower-friendly sweet cherries

Partnership shares genetics for earlier ripening, grower-friendly sweet cherries

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New agreement allows researchers to exchange and study genetic material for high-flavor, next-gen cherries
Four-year college students drink more, use marijuana less than community college peers

Four-year college students drink more, use marijuana less than community college peers

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WSU scientist finds students at 4-year colleges and universities drink nearly twice as much alcohol as their peers in 2-year colleges, but community college students…
‘Highest honor’ for renowned WSU biochemist

‘Highest honor’ for renowned WSU biochemist

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WSU Regent’s Professor John Browse elected to National Academy of Sciences.
May 20: Learn how to make forests healthier, safer

May 20: Learn how to make forests healthier, safer

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Gain knowledge to ensure forests are healthy, productive, and safe from fire.

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