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CAHNRS stands in solidarity with the Black college community. Read Dean Wright’s statement. #BlackLivesMatter

Teamwork closes a loop to help farmers and consumers

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WSU assembled a team of scientists to study how berry growers in Whatcom County can put dairy farm waste to use in their fields.

William Pan, collaborative soil scientist and mentor, looks back on 36 years at WSU

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Soil scientist and mentor William Pan retires after three decades of research, leadership

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.

Demand grows for WSU graduates in agriculture, sustainability

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WSU students developing skills in agriculture can look forward to strong career prospects

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

Wild Washington yeast strains might be beneficial for winemakers

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Researchers at Washington State University’s School of Food Science are analyzing hundreds of Saccharomyces yeasts taken from vineyards all over Washington state, to determine what…
Demand grows for WSU graduates in agriculture, sustainability

Demand grows for WSU graduates in agriculture, sustainability

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WSU students developing skills in agriculture can look forward to strong career prospects
Teamwork closes a loop to help farmers and consumers

Teamwork closes a loop to help farmers and consumers

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WSU assembled a team of scientists to study how berry growers in Whatcom County can put dairy farm waste to use in their fields.
Jan 11-14: Soil Health: Measuring and Managing

Jan 11-14: Soil Health: Measuring and Managing

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The WSU Farmers Network hosts a Soil Health webinar series, Jan. 11-14 via Zoom.
Participants invited to help launch new Western Urban, Indoor, and Emerging Agriculture initiative

Participants invited to help launch new Western Urban, Indoor, and Emerging Agriculture initiative

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Help launch a multi-state effort supporting new and better ways to grow and market food in homes, urban communities.
Jan. 22: Online Family Foresters Workshop shares technology, skills for forest professionals

Jan. 22: Online Family Foresters Workshop shares technology, skills for forest professionals

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Family forests are vital to the economy and quality of life in the Inland Northwest.
Career transition for researcher focused on life changes

Career transition for researcher focused on life changes

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Matthew Bumpus takes over as chair of WSU’s Department of Human Development on January 1.

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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.