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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.

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.

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

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

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

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

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Research fights browning scourge”

“Courses build farm businesses”

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

“Heat and Light Stress, Part 3”

“2010 Fruit Year in Review”

“2010 Fruit Year in Review, Part 2”

“Looking for wheat variety tolerance to wireworms”

“Research Roundtable on dryland organic grain farming”

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”