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Sept. 11: Growers can tour apple orchards at WSU WA 38 Field Day

Tree fruit experts from Washington State University will update growers on the new WA 38 apple variety and Cosmic Crisp® fruit at the WA 38…

WSU scientists clone grape virus to help stop devastating disease

  Prosser, Wash.—A new discovery by scientists at Washington State University could help grape growers roll back a devastating virus that withers their vines and…

Summer’s sting – region’s wasp numbers rebound

Compared to recent years, the number of wasps is considerably up, and with hot temperatures they are thirsty and easily angered.

Photo Gallery: Week of Welcome brings new faces into CAHNRS family

  Welcoming new students to the start of a new academic year, Dean André Wright and faculty in Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human,…

Dean Welcomes CAHNRS Students

Dear CAHNRS Coug, On behalf of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, I want to welcome you as you begin this academic…

New Coug entomologist partners with growers to beat pests sustainably

  As Washington State University’s newest entomologist, Tobin Northfield is finding new, sustainable strategies to defeat devastating pests threatening important crops like apples, pears and…

WSU scientist joins forces with CDC to fight vector borne diseases

John Stark, Washington Stormwater Center director, is on a CDC work group looking at the potential impact of vector-borne diseases & how to prevent them.

Cancer-fighting drugs also help plants fight disease

WSU scientists found cancer-fighting drugs can help plants fight disease as well, which could help develop new pathways for plants to battle infection.

Dean’s Visits Highlight College’s Role in Washington Tree Fruit, Medicine

CAHNRS Dean André Wright and Stemilt President West Mathison sample apples at Stemilt Grower’s warehouse and distribution center in Wenatchee. From touring fruit orchards in…

Student deploys tiny, feisty Samurai wasps to fight stink bug invader

  His Toyota Prius loaded with tiny wasps, Josh Milnes is about to make life very difficult for an invasive stink bug threatening Washington fruit…
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