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Demand grows for WSU graduates in agriculture, sustainability

WSU students developing skills in agriculture can look forward to strong career prospects
Two raspberries are in focus as they hang on the vine, other raspberries are out of focus in the background.

Teamwork closes a loop to help farmers and consumers

WSU assembled a team of scientists to study how berry growers in Whatcom County can put dairy farm waste to use in their fields.
Close up of green wheat plants with a rolling mountain in the background.

Jan 11-14: Soil Health: Measuring and Managing

The WSU Farmers Network hosts a Soil Health webinar series, Jan. 11-14 via Zoom.
Urban garden with children and an adult

Participants invited to help launch new Western Urban, Indoor, and Emerging Agriculture initiative

Help launch a multi-state effort supporting new and better ways to grow and market food in homes, urban communities.
Woman holding clipboard examining forest trees in woods

Jan. 22: Online Family Foresters Workshop shares technology, skills for forest professionals

Family forests are vital to the economy and quality of life in the Inland Northwest.
Portrait photo of Matthew Bumpus

Career transition for researcher focused on life changes

Matthew Bumpus takes over as chair of WSU’s Department of Human Development on January 1.

A decade-long, globe-trotting search for a better Christmas tree

Plant Pathologist Gary Chastagner studies promising varieties to solve a deadly disease challenge