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Dec. 1 – 8

Posted by | December 8, 2008

Last Monday’s Wenatchee World reported on the impacts of fluctuating wheat prices and quoted agricultural economist Doug Young. The story also appeared in Monday’s Yakima Herald-Republic.

Sunday’s Wenatchee World included the recent Everett Herald story about Gary Moulton’s cider-making workshop for Snohomish County Extension.

Tuesday’s Tri-City Herald ran the announcement of the 2009 “A Celebration of Washington Wines” auction to benefit the viticulture and enology program.

A news release issued Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Service discusses the contributions of WSU as one of five land grant institutions to the U.S.-Iraq Agricultural Extension Revitalization Project.

Thursday’s edition of the weekly Covington Reporter reported that the King County Fair has been temporarily saved from county budget cuts, and that King County Extension will be on a task force on the fair’s future.

Friday’s Peninsula Daily News quotes Jefferson County Extension’s Kate Dean in a story on the controversy over proposed Department of Ecology limitations on water use in the Chimacum Valley.

The Northwest Ag News Network on Friday aired a story on unprecedented opportunities for CAHNRS undergraduates to participate in hands-on research, and on WSU’s participation in efforts to revitalize Iraq’s extension program.

The Northwest Ag News Network aired an interview with Bill Schillinger on Wednesday about the issuance of the Columbia Plateau PM 10 report and progress toward reducing wind erosion.

Friday’s Spokane Journal of Business included a story on the Extension Energy Program receiving a grant to update state building energy codes.

Saturday’s Anacortes American included an article on a series of gardening classes called “Eat Your Yard” mentioning that Snohomish County Extension experts will be teaching many of the classes.

In this week’s Capital Press

News releases

  • “WSU Extension’s Horizons Program Honored for Work”
  • “Ruckelshaus Center to Be Featured at TRIDEC Lunch, Dec. 9”
  • “Eighth Annual “A Celebration of Washington Wines” Slated for Jan. 24”
  • “WSU and UI to Offer Beef 300 Short Course, Jan. 7-10”
  • “WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Funds 30+ Undergraduate Research Projects”
  • “WSU Alumnus Lauded in Nature”