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Cultivating veterans: Finding peace with a shovel and pitchfork high res photo available

March 19, 2014

Sequim, WASH. – Military veterans on the Olympic Peninsula are healing invisible wounds of war by digging in the dirt. They are part of a trend taking root across the country called agrotherapy, which helps veterans not only overcome difficulties like post-traumatic stress syndrome but also gain skills to help support themselves and their families. Read more »

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Carpenter-Boggs honored with alumni achievement award high res photo available

August 29, 2014

Dr. Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, a Washington State University alumna and faculty member was honored recently with the Washington State University Alumni Association’s Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments as a researcher, professor and scientist in the fields of soil microbiology, sustainable agriculture and crop and soil sciences. Read more »

The transoceanic pull of the wine grape high res photo available

August 27, 2014

The grape is a very influential fruit. It’s versatile in its use, dynamic in its variation, and even influential in bringing a team of 13 people from different corners of the world together in Prosser, Wash. Read more »

Cattle could protect butterflies, conserve prairies high res photo available

August 27, 2014

Butterflies, cattle, and the military may seem like unlikely bedfellows, but for native prairies — some of the most threatened habitats in the world — the trio are closely connected. Read more »

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A light fast twice per week

Dr. E. Kirsten Peters

It certainly sounded like a fad to me. A while ago I caught a program on public television about a medical doctor in Great Britain. Dr. Michael Mosley, like millions in both that country and in the U.S., found that in middle age he needed to lose weight and lower his blood sugar and cholesterol levels.   Read more »

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