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Derek McLean Wins New Investogator Award from SSR

The Society for the Study of Reproduction has presented department of animal science researcher and educator with its 2007 New Investogator Award in recognition of…

Grant Enables Study of Effects of Biofuels Production on Soils

The Washington State University Center for Precision Agricultural Systems has received a three-year $395,000 grant from the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service of…

Ag Grants Spur Innovation

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns awarded over $1.3 million in 26 matching grants to 21 states supporting agricultural market research and demonstration projects. These grants, provided…

Landlords Want to Cash in On Record Wheat Prices

When wheat prices were low, Herb Hinman, Washington State University extension farm business economist, heard from tenant farmers in eastern Washington who were having trouble…

Chas Nagel, Wine Pioneer, Dies

Chas W. Nagel, a Washington State University scientist who helped teach Washington how to make and taste premium wines, died here Thursday, July 5. He…

Ag Top Priority, Says New President

Make no mistake. Agriculture is a top priority of Washington State University, according to WSU President Elson Floyd.

WSU Varieties Dominate Washington Wheat Acreage

Spring and winter wheat varieties developed by Washington State University scientists top the list of those grown in the state, according to statistics recently released…

Schoesler, Floyd to Speak at Spillman Field Day July 12

State Sen. Mark Schoesler and new Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd are scheduled to speak during the noon program of the Spillman Agronomy…

Jim Cook Finally Got His Farm

Jim Cook gave up his dream of farming long ago to go into science. Thursday, the National Academy of Sciences member finally got his farm:…

Bee Researcher Explores Possible Link Between Pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder

The sudden disappearance of honey bees in many parts of the country might be related to pesticide exposure, according to Washington State University entomologist Walter…
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