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Students explore modern agriculture tech with new WSU IAREC internship

PROSSER, Wash. – Six students from two Hispanic-serving institutions in Yakima Valley explored careers in agriculture research through a new summer internship program at Washington State University’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC). Hispanic-serving…
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Horticulture Club back in business

The WSU Horticulture Club staved off bankruptcy during the pandemic thanks to advisors, but the club is rebooting this fall with new students and plant sales.
Forest trees burned in a smoky forest fire

Webinar helps eastern Washington forest owners learn how to recover from wildfire

Extension Foresters host the Road to Recovery Post-Fire Information Webinar, Sept. 15.
Oregon coast waves in storm

WSU/UW Ruckleshaus Center connects coastal communities to build resilience to tsunamis, rising seas

Waves roll on the central Oregon coast during a storm. Project leaders at the William D. Ruckleshaus Center will help Pacific Northwest coastal communities share knowledge to survive tsunamis, rising sea levels, floods, and other…
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Using satellite images to measure impact of longer growing season

WSU researchers will use a new grant from NASA to scour more than 20 years of imagery and learn whether the farming technique of double cropping is increasing in the state.
Green rows of grapevines fill the scene before a blue lake and blue mountains in the distance.

WSU students demonstrate how terrain affects wine taste with new Rieslings

Over 300 acres of vineyard are found along the shores of Lake Chelan, Wash. PROSSER, Wash. – Small changes in vineyard location and geography can impact the flavor of wine. To test this, three Washington…
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Fellowship perfect fit for plant breeding student

WSU grad student Aichatou Waziri wants to make healthier food through plant breeding, and a new Fellowship will help her on her career path.
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