On Solid Ground

Circle complete: alumnus Gordon Davis receives top animal science honor, 22 years after his WSU mentor, Gary Smith

Following in his mentor’s footsteps, alumnus Gordon Davis received the American Meat Science Association’s highest honor.

Gordon Davis at Steptoe Butte

Award honors Forester Kevin Zobrist and team’s stewardship impact

In classrooms or deep in the woods, Forester Kevin Zobrist helps Washingtonians protect the woodland environment.

Zobrist wide crop forest

Economists use game theory to overcome misinformation about fungicide resistance

Adapting to resist our most effective fungicides, fungal pathogens are a threat to important global crops like wheat and grapes. Newly published research from economists at Washington State University underlines the need for education to combat misinformation and incentivize farm practices aimed at halting fungicide resistance. In “Fungicide resistance and misinformation: A game theoretic approach,” […]

Ana Espinola-Arredondo

WSU sentinel plantings to guard against invasive pests, diseases at Washington ports

TACOMA, Wash.—Aiming to catch and identify invasive pests and diseases before they impact Washington farms and forests, scientists at Washington State University will plant trees and shrubs as sentinels at the Port of Tacoma. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service’s Office of International Programs and drawing on the involvement of community scientists, […]

Tacoma port