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A young man fastens a net to a tree in an orchard, with blue sky in the background.

WSU IAREC intern to spend year exploring the science behind agriculture

When Alfredo “Freddy” Reyes was working in Yakima Valley orchards as a youth, he didn’t know he’d someday be studying the science behind tree fruit crops. Now he’s gaining valuable agricultural experiences in the field and lab through an internship with WSU IAREC.
Strawberries growing in a field on plastic mulch.

New grant aims to reduce plastic taken from fields to landfills

WSU leads a new $8 million USDA-funded project aiming to advance soil-biodegradable plastic mulches and develop innovative methods for recycling the regular plastic mulch.

Goodbye, Johnson Hall: WSU Pullman campus’ largest-ever demolition begins

After more than sixty years in service to agriculture, Johnson Hall is coming down.
A woman uses a push broom to sweep up debris and dirt from around a storm drain on a city street.

Public help sought in keeping pollutants out of waterways

The Adopt-A-Drain program, launched by Puget Sound communities and supported by the Washington Stormwater Center, celebrates first anniversary Oct. 1.
John Reganold headshot

WSU Regents Professor honored with Organic Pioneer Award

John Reganold, a WSU Regents Professor of Soil Science and Agroecology, is a recipient of the prestigious Organic Pioneer Award.
Several pumpkins in a patch with a red barn on a hill in the background.

Pick a pumpkin at the WSU organic farm

The WSU Eggert Family Organic Farm will host U-Pick pumpkin times on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 7, and 8.
A large passenger airplane on the runway with a fuel truck right next to it.

Improving biofuels from oilseeds main goal of new $12.8 million DOE grant

Making aviation biofuels from non-food crops is the goal of a new Department of Energy-funded project that includes significant WSU contributions.
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