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USDA Fellowships help students defend Northwest crops, people from pests, pathogens

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Helping sustainably protect important Northwest crops like potatoes, peas, and vegetables from pests and disease, while safeguarding consumers against foodborne illness, students at Washington State…

Award: Precision pruning can help machines safely, efficiently harvest apples

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Team of WSU scientists help put labor-saving machines to work at harvest.

Study demonstrates stress reduction benefits from petting dogs, cats

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WSU scientists have shown that Pet Your Stress Away programs have stress-relieving physiological benefits.

So boring: looking at how the brain reacts to boredom could help people cope

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The brains of people who are prone to boredom react differently, compared to those who don’t. Helping those prone to boredom could have significant health…

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In 2016, CAHNRS secured research funding exceeding $83 million, which accounts for more than 40% of all WSU research funding.

 

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USDA Fellowships help students defend Northwest crops, people from pests, pathogens

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Helping sustainably protect important Northwest crops like potatoes, peas, and vegetables from pests and disease, while safeguarding consumers against foodborne illness, students at Washington State…
Aug. 10: Forestry field day helps woodland owners care for trees

Aug. 10: Forestry field day helps woodland owners care for trees

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The Puget Sound Forest Owners Field Day offers owners of wooded property the chance to build skills for caring for their land and trees.
Award: Precision pruning can help machines safely, efficiently harvest apples

Award: Precision pruning can help machines safely, efficiently harvest apples

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Team of WSU scientists help put labor-saving machines to work at harvest.
So boring: looking at how the brain reacts to boredom could help people cope

So boring: looking at how the brain reacts to boredom could help people cope

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The brains of people who are prone to boredom react differently, compared to those who don’t. Helping those prone to boredom could have significant health…
Living defenses could protect potatoes from virus, nematode threats

Living defenses could protect potatoes from virus, nematode threats

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Two WSU plant pathologists launching USDA-funded research into better plant protection
New WSU USDA-ARS research facility on the horizon

New WSU USDA-ARS research facility on the horizon

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Collaboration helps plan for a new U.S. Department of Agriculture research facility at Pullman.
Partners for better spuds: WSU’s 2019 Othello Field Day

Partners for better spuds: WSU’s 2019 Othello Field Day

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Annual day of shared knowledge helps Northwest potato industry

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