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WSU Precision Ag ranks with world’s top 25

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Industry professionals have named Washington State University one of the 25 best colleges in the world for precision agriculture. At WSU, the Center for Precision…

National magazine features WSU student with global goals

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Organic agriculture systems major Katie Doonan was recently featured in “Planting Seeds,” an article in USA Today’s annual ag special edition.

Association leader drives research that supports ag economy

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Studying the market forces that influence food, fuel and fiber, agricultural economists are the unsung heroes of the economy, protecting our food supply and safeguarding…

Researchers create microparticles that could help save honey bees

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WSU researchers have developed a new material that attracts pesticide residue in bees, increasing lifespan of individual bees.

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WSU researchers developing ‘smart irrigation’ for fine wines, water conservation

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Researchers at Washington State University are harnessing the power of sensors, big data and automation to help Northwest grape growers produce high quality wine grapes…

Two salmon enter, one survives in stormwater runoff

Two salmon enter, one survives in stormwater runoff

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WSU scientists have discovered that different species of salmon have varying reactions to polluted stormwater runoff.

Researchers create microparticles that could help save honey bees

Researchers create microparticles that could help save honey bees

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WSU researchers have developed a new material that attracts pesticide residue in bees, increasing lifespan of individual bees.

WSU Precision Ag ranks with world’s top 25

WSU Precision Ag ranks with world’s top 25

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Industry professionals have named Washington State University one of the 25 best colleges in the world for precision agriculture. At WSU, the Center for Precision…

Removing plant enzyme could result in faster growth, more food

Removing plant enzyme could result in faster growth, more food

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WSU team receives $500,000 grant to study the connection between phosphorylase and photosynthesis, potentially leading to faster growing, larger crops.

Association leader drives research that supports ag economy

Association leader drives research that supports ag economy

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Studying the market forces that influence food, fuel and fiber, agricultural economists are the unsung heroes of the economy, protecting our food supply and safeguarding…

Opportunities that soar: Biological Systems Engineering earns top ranking

Opportunities that soar: Biological Systems Engineering earns top ranking

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They’re piloting drones over Washington vineyards, turning wood waste into jet fuel, and deploying thermal cameras to breed crops that resist drought. Their ideas launch…

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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.