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Growing better Christmas trees

After a week of visiting various locations in Oregon and Washington, the ninth International Christmas Tree Research and Extension Conference capped off its recent annual…

Local Meat for Local Meals

The locavore movement, advocating consumption of locally produced foods, continues to grow. That’s good news for local farmers, but a big challenge is providing locally…

High Interest in WSU Low Impact Development Certification

World-class Apples with Fewer Pesticides

Washington is known worldwide for its apples. To remain globally competitive it is crucial for the state’s apple industry to continue producing quality, pest-free fruit…

Raising Awareness… and Funding for V & E

When Seattle’s renowned “Chef in the Hat” was approached by Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery about participating in a program to raise funds for WSU’s viticulture…

15 Communities Join Horizons Effort to Reduce Rural Poverty

Last year volunteers from twenty-two rural Washington communities completed the 18-month Horizons leadership-training program to help them reduce poverty in their communities. Now, 15 more…

Extension Map “Connects the Dots” of Economic Development Tools

Washington State has an extensive array of economic development resources. What’s needed, according to WSU Vice President for Economic Development and Extension John Gardner, is…

“A Taste of WSU” Proves a Tasty Success

A sellout crowd of nearly 500 people grazed on such goodies as braised elk tacos with stone fruit tequila salsa, Thai-style Mediterranean mussels, cedar plank…

A Summer Vacation Working in the Woods

For many high school students, spending part of summer vacation getting up early to carpool several miles to bushwhack over difficult terrain through stinging nettles…

State Panel Tackles Climate Change Agricultural Impacts

Farmers are among the most climate-dependent business owners in the state, and may have the most to lose to climate change impacts. They also may…
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