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Feb. 15 – 21

Posted by | March 5, 2010

On Thursday the Wenatchee World reported on how receipt of a national award and accompanying $10,000 grant saved the Chelan County 4-H Eco-stewardship program.

http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2010/feb/18/national-award-spares-eco-stewardship-program/

Sunday’s Puyallup Herald reported on the latest action by the Bonney Lake City Council regarding the WSU experimental forest.

http://www.puyallupherald.com/2009/12/30/4782/bonney-lake-gets-good-news-about.html

Sunday’s Kitsap Sun reported on how a grant from the WSU Energy Extension Program is enabling three cities and the Port of Bremerton to collaborate in reducing energy consumption and costs.

http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2010/feb/21/local-governments-team-up-for-energy-savings/?partner=yahoo_feeds

Thursday’s Everett Herald included a feature story on WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Clothing and Textile Advisors program.

http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20100218/NEWS01/702189887/-1/news01

The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (Indiana) published a gardening column Sunday in which Linda Chalker-Scott is quoted on composting with coffee grounds.

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20100221/FEAT06/302219949/-1/FEAT11

The Yakima Herald-Republic recently reported on the release of Marcus Keller‘s new book on grapevine physiology. The Grower’s Guide also published a story about the book’s release.

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/01/27/lower-valley-briefs (4th item)

Monday’s Tri-City Herald included a brief article about a series of wine seminars being held at WSU Tri-cities.

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/kennewick_pasco_richland/story/902485.html

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Stripe rust alert sounded”

http://www.capitalpress.com/results/mw-Stripe-rust-forecast-021920-Xianming-Chen-mug

“Public-private partnerships aid ag researchers” (Editorial)

http://www.capitalpress.com/results/jb-researchedit021910

“Critics say state budget fixes target agriculture”

http://www.capitalpress.com/results/page12briefs

“Pruners prepare orchards for prosperity”

http://www.capitalpress.com/results/djw-pruning-021910

“Growers: Pruning heavy, ahead of schedule”

http://www.capitalpress.com/results/djw-pruningsider1-021910

News Releases:

“New WSU AgWeatherNet Products and Monitoring Locations to Aid Agricultural Industry”

“WSU Energy Library tracks state energy legislation with online tool”

“Celebrate Washington Wine Benefit for WSU Raises More Than $240,000”

“Childhood Obesity, Youth Health Targeted at WSU Conference in Spokane”

“Learn How to Make Your Land a Lasting Legacy”