Featured

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

Students compete to attract next-gen consumers in Columbia capstone challenge

Drawing on their knowledge of trends in society and the apparel industry, WSU students competed to solve real-world challenges with Columbia Sportswear.

Gianna and Rebekah, Columbia presentation

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

Aspiring first-gen mentor helps find greener food future

Mentorship changed Miguel Rosas’ life, putting him on a path to help feed the world through science.

Miguel Rosas with seedlings in a gel case.

WSU alumna returns as V&E department’s newest winemaker

As the newest winemaker in WSU’s Department of Viticulture & Enology, alumna Madelyn Caleron is living out her passion.

Head shot of Madelyn Calderon standing outside and wearing a black T-shirt

WSU partners with local community colleges to enhance urban forests

WSU is working with four local community colleges to improve tree canopy cover in several urban areas throughout the state. The five-year project, designed to increase resilience amid a changing climate, is supported by a nearly $1.8 million USDA grant.

Two people sit at a table, and one stands near the table. In front of the table are small trees in pots. The table cloth on the table has the WSU logo and "WSU Puyallup Research & Extension Center Washington State University." On the table are brochures and flyers. Behind the table are posters and flyers pinned to a bulletin board.

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