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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.

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

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.

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

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

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. (4th item)

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

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Stripe rust alert sounded”

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

“Critics say state budget fixes target agriculture”

“Pruners prepare orchards for prosperity”

“Growers: Pruning heavy, ahead of schedule”

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”