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Livestock seek shade

Animal alert: Protect livestock, pets during heat wave, WSU experts warn

Livestock and pets are at risk from extreme heat, WSU Extension experts warn. Plan to protect them.
After a prescribed fire

July 14: Extension Forestry webinar examines ecology of wildfire

Forest plants grow after a prescribed fire, which can reduce understory fuels and prevent more damaging wildfires. WSU experts and partners will lead an upcoming webinar on fire ecology. WSU Extension Foresters will help eastern…
A fly that looks like a bee crawls on a purple flower.

Bee-impersonating flies show pollinator potential

New WSU research finds that a tiny bee imposter, the syrphid fly, may be a big help to some gardens and farms in Western Washington.
A brunette in a blue tye dye shirt and another teen in plaid host a booth at the Yakima fairgrounds with water bottles for health outreach.

Washington 4-H teens to assist with COVID-19 vaccine outreach

YAKIMA, Wash. – WSU Pharmacy students, 4-H teens, and adult mentors in Yakima, Benton, and Franklin Counties will be educating their communities about COVID-19 vaccines thanks to dual grants. Funded through All in Washington’s Vaccine…
A brunette woman in orange sunglasses with a white sweater holds a bright orange farm tool in a vineyard against a blue sky.

WSU students awarded scholarships for work in viticulture

Four WSU students received $2,500 scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year by the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV). Gagnier uses a tube device for deep soil samples, to see how deep parasitic nematodes…
MANRRS members

Scholarships, connections help WSU minority students become leaders in agriculture

WSU students are helping change the face of agriculture through involvement in MANRRS.
A group of people touch glasses of champaign together in a circle.

Young adults’ alcohol use increases when casually dating

When young adults are more interested in socializing and casually dating, they tend to drink more alcohol, according to a new paper led by a Washington State University professor. On the other hand, scientists found…
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