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New high-yield WSU spring wheat named for Black pioneer and family

Newest spring variety is an outstanding wheat named for Black pioneer George Bush and his son, William Owen Bush.

William Owen Bush with WSU spring wheat

Forest Owners Field Day for eastern Washington comes to Vetter Farm 

Learn to plan, protect, and sustain eastern Washington woodlands at the upcoming Forest Owners Field Day.

Past forest health field day- outdoor event

Public wheat breeders continue 130-year legacy of excellence

From the 1890s through today, WSU wheat breeders have kept Washington wheat competitive and adapted to our unique challenges.

Vogel and Allan- new wheat, historic photo

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.