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WSU’s New Grains Northwest program yields farm-to-school opportunities for buckwheat

The New Grains Northwest program is researching underutilized grains like buckwheat and millet while growing new farm-to-school markets.

Close-up of buckwheat flower.

WSU Master Gardener Program hopes to extend reach through Endowed Chair Fund

The Endowed Chair Fund will elevate the WSU Master Gardener Program and further increase its impact by supporting the appointment of a faculty member focused on engaging in impactful research projects, developing curricula, and teaching master gardener volunteers.  

Three people kneel down while working on a garden bed.

New, old WSU energy initiatives partner to provide sustainable solutions

Washington State University’s new Institute for Northwest Energy Futures (INEF) is partnering with the WSU Extension Energy Program to innovate energy solutions for the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

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.

Mid-Columbia Agriculture Hall of Fame inducts WSU Extension educator and longtime 4-H volunteer

Two WSU Extension educators were recognized at the recent Mid-Columbia Agriculture Hall of Fame ceremony for their contributions and legacy of impactful results to the field of agriculture.