U.S. Secretary of Agriculture helps break ground for new USDA-ARS Plant Sciences Building

Officials, legislators, and university leaders broke ground for the new USDA-ARS Plant Sciences Building on the Pullman campus

USDA-ARS Plant Sciences Building Groundbreaking

New from Extension: The economics of potato production

Washington is the second largest producer of potatoes in the United States, growing more than 5 million tons annually. Suzette Galinato In the WSU Extension online bookstore, Suzette Galinato, economist with the School of Economic…

Potatoes in foreground, in a row. On a farm, farmworkers in the distance.

Researchers to help water flow more freely to farms, fish and people with USDA grant

New technology and management approaches could help the West’s precious water flow more efficiently for farmers, residents and fish, thanks to pioneering work by scientists at Washington State University. “Water is a valuable resource for everything from food production to drinking water, recreation and a healthy ecosystem,” said Jonathan Yoder, director of the State of […]

A circle irrigation system in northeastern Washington