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Aug. 31 – Sept. 7

Posted by | September 7, 2009

On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported on a federal lawsuit filed against the University of Idaho, WSU and OSU by a Canadian scientist alleging patent infringement in their development of a higher yielding mustard seed.

The Vancouver Columbian on Wednesday reported that WSU Clark County Extension is among several programs facing potential county budget cuts.

Monday’s Western Farmer-Stockman included a story on NWREC research on the use of high tunnels for certain crops in western Washington.

An article on Wednesday in Colorado’s Summit Daily News on colony collapse disorder cited the research at WSU as contributing to the solution.

Monday’s Daily Olympian carried a guest article by Extension’s Don Tapio about why yellow jackets become aggressive in fall, and how to deal with them.

A recent Seattle Times article on the so-called “bed bug summit” of exterminators and experts held in Seattle quoted Rich Zack commenting on the reasons for a resurgence of the pest.

Sunday’s Salem Statesman Journal (Oregon) included a story on WSU offering an online video workshop on rain gardens on Sept. 15.

In this week’s Capital Press

Aired last week on the N.W. Ag Information Network

News Releases

  • “Sustaining the Small Farm Course Offers Production, Marketing Overview”
  • “CAHNRS Expands Undergraduate Research Grant Program”
  • “Entomology Faculty Carol Anelli to Receive National Teaching Award”