Prosser IAREC

WSU viticulture Extension specialist receives award, promotion to full professorship

WSU Viticulture Professor and Extension Specialist Michelle Moyer has been promoted to full professorship and recognized with the Faculty Excellence in Extension Award.

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WineVit showcases important WSU student and faculty wine science research

Washington State University research representation was strong at the recent WineVit conference, with many faculty, staff, and students taking home awards for their hard work.

Danni Fox stands next to her research poster.

WSU scientists offer research, advice for successful vineyard management

From unpredictable weather to pests and diseases, vineyard managers contend with a lot of challenges. Sessions at the recent WineVit conference showed that Washington State University scientists are determined to help Washington’s grape growers be successful and prosperous.

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WSU tree fruit Extension specialist recognized with Latino Leadership Award

Bernardita Sallato, a WSU assistant professor and tree fruit Extension specialist, received the Latino Leadership Award from the Washington State Tree Fruit Association for her outreach work with the Hispanic community.

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WSU’s Lav Khot, colleagues receive multi-state award for ag drone research, extension

WSU’s Lav Khot, center, accepts the National Excellence in Multistate Research Award, Nov. 6, at the APLU Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo., with colleague and team academic advisor Randy Raper, right, and Gary Thompson, executive…

APLU award ceremony

Cross-university internships at Prosser research & Extension center help students, mentors grow

In collaborative internships, visiting students explore wine science, entomology, fruit breeding, and engineering at IAREC.

Selenia Oronia at entomology lab

WSU IAREC intern to spend year exploring the science behind agriculture

When Alfredo “Freddy” Reyes was working in Yakima Valley orchards as a youth, he didn’t know he’d someday be studying the science behind tree fruit crops. Now he’s gaining valuable agricultural experiences in the field and lab through an internship with WSU IAREC.

A young man fastens a net to a tree in an orchard, with blue sky in the background.