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Rotten apple

Scientists seek better ways to keep organic fruit fresh, safe from rot, foodborne pathogens

Team seeks safe, organic-friendly ways to defeat diseases, foodborne pathogens
A young brunette woman in a black vest poses in front of a rack of wine with a bottle of wine.

Freshman year switch to plant science leads to Wine Spectator Student of the Year honor

Megan Meharg came to Washington State University with plans to become a veterinarian. In a freshman class that explored both animal and plant science, she realized she wanted to switch sides. “I had planned a…
Air pollution in Delhi, India

Scientists connect health impacts from changing climate, air quality, agricultural activities through systems approach

Air pollution obscures India's capital city of Delhi. Examining South Asia in particular, a team of researchers has proposed a new approach to understanding and mitigate health impacts from the interlinked factors of climate, air…
A group of students in orange safety vests pose on a white pickup with stacks of grapes.

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…
A man in the background waters pots full of colorful flowers. Hundreds of colorful flowers dominate the photo.

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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