Prosser IAREC

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

Latest WSU guides tighten pear irrigation, shed light on wheat, buckwheat production

WSU scientists share free guides monthly that help Pacific Northwest agriculture and home growers. The latest online publications offer irrigation tips and evaluation for pear growers, review past production at WSU’s Wilke Farm as well as buckwheat west of the Cascades, and share scientifically sound approaches to home-garden companion plants. Buckwheat Production West of the […]

Buckwheat field

2023 WSU Wine Science Highlights

From an endowed professorship to awards and student scholarships, 2023 was an exciting year for WSU’s viticulture and enology department.

Illustration of a Blended Learning wine bottle pouring out red wine with red wine grapes next to it. Text reads "2023 Wine Science Highlights." The text on the bottle reads "Blended Learning Viticulture and Enology 2018 Sangiovese Columbia Valley" with the WSU cougar head logo.

Four WSU grad students selected for 2023-2024 ASEV scholarships

Four WSU graduate students are among the 25 individuals selected to receive highly competitive scholarships from the American Society for Enology and Viticulture.

Collage of a photo of four students. One stands next to a road, one is standing in a field, holding a bucket and equipment with a pickup truck, a driveway, and a line of trees behind, one is standing in front of wine barrels, and one is a professional head shot.

Retiring scientific assistant reflects on 40 years at WSU IAREC

When Lynn Mills moved to the Pacific Northwest to work at WSU IAREC in the 1980s, she thought it might be a brief stop in her career trajectory. As she retires four decades later, Mills is grateful for meaningful learning experiences and a community that feels like family.

A group of seven people stand, kneel, and lean over, working in a vineyard. Hills, trees, and fields are in the background.