Agriculture and Natural Resources

Making CAHNRS better: Awards go to outstanding faculty and staff

Great teachers and advisors, forward-thinking researchers, inspiring Extension specialists, and an impactful team were recognized with annual Faculty and Staff Awards.

Excellence Award- Bealle King

Spanish, bilingual course from WSU Extension creates climate ambassadors

Washington State University Extension is offering new educational programs in Spanish, including “Promotores del Clima” training, to reach thousands of northwestern Wash. residents who may not speak English fluently.

Dozens of climate ambassadors show their certificates after successful completion of Promotores del Clima.

Tri-state team releases calendar guide for more productive, sustainable pastures

Experts drew from a century of knowledge for a new year-round guide meant to boost the health and productivity of the region’s pastureland.

Stock photo- Western mountain pastures

Latest WSU Extension guides: Why do leaves turn red? Mosquitoes, bug off from my orchard!

Learn how to eliminate disease-carrying mosquitoes from irrigated orchards; protect vineyards from pests; and explore why leaves turn red in the latest WSU Extension guides.

Mosquito stock photo

Pine beetle education featured at this year’s WSU Forest Owners Winter School

WSU Extension Forester Andy Perleberg will educate forest landowners on a host of topics during this year’s Forest Owners Winter School.

Forest landowner takes a measurement during a WSU Extension Forestry outdoor event.

Circular food systems buoy Washington agriculture, reinvigorate local economies

WSU Extension is developing interconnected, equitable, and sustainable food systems across the state, ensuring that Washington’s bountiful food systems are protective of land, water, and people.

A squatting person tends to a ripening crop.

USDA undersecretary encounters research for specialty crops at Prosser

A U.S. Department of Agriculture visit shares grant-funded advances in smart technology, virus-free plants, biotic and abiotic stresses, and training the next-generation workforce.

WSDA and USDA Prosser visit 2024