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Horticulture Club back in business

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The WSU Horticulture Club staved off bankruptcy during the pandemic thanks to advisors, but the club is rebooting this fall with new students and plant…

Scientists seek better ways to keep organic fruit fresh, safe from rot, foodborne pathogens

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Team seeks safe, organic-friendly ways to defeat diseases, foodborne pathogens

Scientists connect health impacts from changing climate, air quality, agricultural activities through systems approach

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Air pollution obscures India’s capital city of Delhi. Examining South Asia in particular, a team of researchers has proposed a new approach to understanding and…

Students explore modern agriculture tech with new WSU IAREC internship

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PROSSER, Wash. – Six students from two Hispanic-serving institutions in Yakima Valley explored careers in agriculture research through a new summer internship program at Washington…

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

Freshman year switch to plant science leads to Wine Spectator Student of the Year honor

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Megan Meharg came to Washington State University with plans to become a veterinarian. In a freshman class that explored both animal and plant science, she…
Scientists connect health impacts from changing climate, air quality, agricultural activities through systems approach

Scientists connect health impacts from changing climate, air quality, agricultural activities through systems approach

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Air pollution obscures India’s capital city of Delhi. Examining South Asia in particular, a team of researchers has proposed a new approach to understanding and…
Students explore modern agriculture tech with new WSU IAREC internship

Students explore modern agriculture tech with new WSU IAREC internship

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PROSSER, Wash. – Six students from two Hispanic-serving institutions in Yakima Valley explored careers in agriculture research through a new summer internship program at Washington…
Horticulture Club back in business

Horticulture Club back in business

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The WSU Horticulture Club staved off bankruptcy during the pandemic thanks to advisors, but the club is rebooting this fall with new students and plant…
Webinar helps eastern Washington forest owners learn how to recover from wildfire

Webinar helps eastern Washington forest owners learn how to recover from wildfire

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Extension Foresters host the Road to Recovery Post-Fire Information Webinar, Sept. 15.
WSU/UW Ruckleshaus Center connects coastal communities to build resilience to tsunamis, rising seas

WSU/UW Ruckleshaus Center connects coastal communities to build resilience to tsunamis, rising seas

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Waves roll on the central Oregon coast during a storm. Project leaders at the William D. Ruckleshaus Center will help Pacific Northwest coastal communities share…
Using satellite images to measure impact of longer growing season

Using satellite images to measure impact of longer growing season

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WSU researchers will use a new grant from NASA to scour more than 20 years of imagery and learn whether the farming technique of double…

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