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Crop tour

Weed scientist known for helping others is new WSU Crop and Soil Science chair

Solving problems and helping people is what led Drew Lyon into his career. This Washington State University weed scientist also loves figuring out how plants work. Drew Lyon points out the differences between similar weeds…
A brunette woman in a black jacket stands in front of a vineyard.

WSU student lands FFAR Fellowship to support viticulture research, professional development

Horticulture doctoral candidate Alexa McDaniel has been awarded a Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) Fellowship, which will support her growth as a leader and professional, while fostering the connection between WSU and the…
Potato field day

June 24: WSU researchers to lead Non-Traditional Potato Field Day

Modifying their traditional field day, WSU potato researchers will safely share 2021 seed trial results.
Dayton field trials

Learn about promising wheat and barley varieties when WSU crop tours return

WSU scientists will host modified crop tours this June and July
Portrait of McCracken outdoors in a woodsy setting.

Vicki McCracken honored as WSU Faculty Woman of Distinction

Lauded for her role as a teacher, advisor, mentor, and leader over her decades-long career at WSU, Vicki McCracken was named Faculty Woman of Distinction for the 2021 academic year. Out of nearly 100 nominations,…
Gordillo poses in front of a stock background featuring a Cosmic Crisp apple tree

New assistant dean determined to assist underrepresented groups

Luz Maria Gordillo is CAHNRS' new Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence
Honey bee with a red blotch covering half of its back as it sits on a honeycomb.

Fungus fights mites that harm honey bees

A new fungus strain bred by WSU researchers could provide a chemical-free method for eradicating mites that kill honey bees.
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