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School of Economic Sciences showcased in NY Times

A graduate student and a professor from the WSU School of Economic Sciences had their work featured in a story in the New York Times.

4-H program takes honors at international robot competition

The Washington State Extension 4-H Program created the Palouse Area Robotics Team for area high school students. The team won their division at a recent…

Student researcher seeks roots of apple resistance to fire blight

Named for the crooked, blackened branches it leaves behind, fire blight can wreck entire Northwest apple orchards in a single season. Growers depend on antibiotics…

Refrigerating honey bees to fight mites, colony collapse

PULLMAN, Wash. – Saving honey bees is easier when varroa mite infestation is reduced. WSU researchers are hoping mid-season hibernation can help in the fight…

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

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…

National magazine features WSU student with global goals

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

Two salmon enter, one survives in stormwater runoff

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

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

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

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