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College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

News Release Archive - 2014

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September

8th Nematode found in Washington; quarantines unlikely high res photo available
12th WSU Emphasizes its Neutral Position on Initiative 522

August

28th Human and robot team up for high-tech fruit harvest high res photo available

April

9th WSU leads development of heat-tolerant grain high res photo available

February

5th Washington Cherry, Stone Fruit Growers Approve $5 Million Special Project Assessment to Support WSU Research, Extension high res photo available

January

28th In study of organic apparel, everyone has their price high res photo available

October

23rd WSU receives $1.5 million grant for collaborative water modeling in Columbia Basin high res photo available video available
1st Pesticide Use Rises as Herbicide-resistant Weeds Undermine Performance of Major GE Crops, New WSU Study Shows high res photo available

September

25th New paradigm: WSU research prompts state policy to reduce cougar problems and overharvest, maintain ample hunting high res photo available
20th WSU Researchers Create More Accurate Cold Hardiness Measure for Apples, Sweet Cherries high res photo available

July

19th WSU’s organic farming research and education programs rank among top in nation

April

20th WSU Announces $5 Million Investment to Support Organic Ag, Model Farm high res photo available video available

March

26th WSU researchers demonstrate that fruit and wine quality are not affected by grafting high res photo available

February

14th Falling in Love all over again with New Cheese Flavor from WSU Creamery high res photo available video available

January

9th WSU Scientists Use Flower Power to Combat Orchard Menace high res photo available

November

15th Western Washington Bakers Interested in Using Local Grain high res photo available

October

13th WSU Scientists First to Characterize Barley Plant-Stem Rust Spore ‘Communication’, Clone Genes to Build Stem Rust Resistance high res photo available

September

20th Washington Apple, Pear Growers Approve $27 Million Special Project Assessment to Support WSU Research, Extension; Largest Gift in WSU History

June

29th WSU AgWeatherNet Data Shows 2011 Spring Wettest, Windiest in 20 Years video available

May

5th WSU Soil Scientist Leads Expert Panel’s Call for ‘Transforming U.S. Agriculture’ video available

April

22nd WSU Scientists Help Lead $14 Million Projects Promoting Cattle Health
7th $1 Million Grant Funds WSU Extension ‘Healthy Gardens, Healthy Youth’ Project high res photo available

March

21st WSU Plant Scientist Part of Global Efforts to Fight Deadly UG99 Wheat Rust

February

15th WSU Plant Pathologist James Cook Wins Prestigious Wolf Prize high res photo available

January

4th WSU Extension Specialist’s Article Captures Global Growth in Organic Horticulture

December

29th Sound Waters “University” Moves to New Venue, Opens Registration Jan. 7 high res photo available
1st Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh and Safe Throughout the Season high res photo available

November

8th WSU Expertise Helps Green Building Factory Open; Up to 150 Jobs Created high res photo available

October

28th New Study: Washington Fashion and Apparel Industry Strong, Poised for Growth high res photo available

September

30th WSU Researcher Sinks Teeth into Chocolate Genomics Tools high res photo available

August

29th Apple Cup Rivals Contribute to Apple Genome Sequencing high res photo available
10th With an Eye on Sustainability, WSU Faculty and Students Redesign a Garden in Paradise high res photo available

June

24th Journal “Science”: Agriculture’s Next Revolution – Perennial Grain – Within Sight high res photo available video available

May

24th WSU Report on Climate Friendly Farming Project Funded by Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Outlines How to Make Agriculture More Sustainable
10th WSU Works with Multi-State Team to Combat Spotted Wing Drosophila high res photo available

April

19th WSU Expertise Contributes to Understanding of Social Impact of Genetically Engineered Crops in U.S. Agriculture
1st Release of Peach Genome Provides Key Data for Breeders, Furthers Research

March

25th WSU Bee Expert Named New Island County Extension Director high res photo available

February

26th “Ag in Uncertain Times” Live Web Sessions Being Presented in Spanish

January

25th WSU Viticulture Expert Offers Global Perspective in Grapevine Science Textbook high res photo available

July

10th New Winter Wheat Breeder Named to Lead WSU Program high res photo available
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