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Dec. 27, 2010 – Jan. 2

Posted by | January 4, 2011

Ned Zaugg is quoted prominently in a Thursday Seattle Times front-page story on the effort to save the Bartelheimer Dairy in Snohomish County.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2013798508_dairy30m.html

On Monday the Richland firm Mohr and Associates issued a news release citing research lead by Kate Evans finding that tests performed with a penetrometer developed by the company measuring apple crispness correlated with the actual crispness and eating quality of apples.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/wsu-apple-breeding-program-picks-unique-taste-testing-device-112497729.html

Saturday’s Wenatchee World included a listing of upcoming horticultural workshops being put on by the WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center.

http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2011/jan/01/wsus-tree-research-center-planning-horticulture/

On Wednesday Marler/Clark’s FoodSafetyNews.com website posted a story on WSU’s educational efforts on Good Agricultural Practices.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2010/12/farm-workshops-teach-food-safety-practices/

The Whidbey Examiner on Wednesday featured an article on one of the presenters for this year’s Sound Waters and promoted the annual one-day educational event put on by WSU Island County Beach Watchers.

http://whidbeyexaminer.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=2&ArticleID=5015

Wednesday’s Sequim Gazette featured a story on the WSU Master Gardeners program and announced an upcoming Master Gardener training.

http://www.sequimgazette.com/news/article.exm/2010-12-29_grow_and_share_your_gardening_skills

Friday’s Vancouver Columbian announced a four-part Growing Groceries Mentor Program being co-sponsored by WSU Clark County Extension.

http://www.columbian.com/news/2010/dec/31/learn-teach-local-gardening/

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Research fights browning scourge”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/djw-browning-w-art-121710

“Courses build farm businesses”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/-SB-biz-planning-advance-123110-MUST

Aired last week by the N.W. Ag Information Network:

“Heat and Light Stress, Part 3”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Fruit-Grower-Report-18157

“2010 Fruit Year in Review”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Fruit-Grower-Report-18160

“2010 Fruit Year in Review, Part 2”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Fruit-Grower-Report-18167

“Looking for wheat variety tolerance to wireworms”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Northwest-Farm-and-Ranch-Report-18185

“Research Roundtable on dryland organic grain farming”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Washington-Ag-Today-18165

News Releases:

“Washington Horticulture Association Recognizes WSU Faculty”

“Sound Waters “University” Moves to New Venue, Opens Registration Jan. 7″

“Family Forester Workshop Slated to Help Foresters Strengthen Skills”