The magazine Environmental Protection News included a story on the report of the WSDA’s Agriculture Sector Carbon Working Group with quotes from CSANR’s Chad Kruger who co-chairs the group.
Tuesday’s Tri-City Herald reported that thanks to a $1.2 million gift from the Battelle Corp. the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) high school in which WSU Tri-Cities is a partner should open in the fall.
An article in Monday’s Wenatchee World on snow damage to crops included information from Bill Schillinger about the threat to wheat of winterkill.
On Thursday the Ritzville Journal reported on the announcement by extension’s Tom Platt of a five-part extension Beef Information Conference to be presented through lunchtime telephone conference calls.
A story in Monday’s Los Angeles Times reported that people eat healthier during recessionary times and included comments from WSU nutritionist Shelley McGuire.
The Sunday Vancouver Columbian included an announcement of a “Meet the Farmers” event at the WSU Vancouver campus, cosponsored by the WSU Small Farms Team.
Wednesday’s Everett Herald included an announcement a Growing Groceries expo and gardening conference cosponsored by Snohomish County Extension.
Saturday’s Everett Herald reported on increased interest in homegrown food to cut food budgets including comments from Snohomish County Extension’s Sharon Collman, and again promoted the Growing Groceries event.
In this week’s Capital Press
- “Fate of wheat depends on snow cover”
- “Snow adds to farm troubles”
- “Attrition, federal grants make up ISDA budget cuts”
- “Forest Farming for Fun and Profit”
- “2009 Beef Management Calendar Now Available from WSU Extension”
- “Calf Scours Phone Conference January 29”
- “WSU – UI Career Fair January 27-28, 2009”
- “Family Forester Training, Forum, and Workshop Slated”
- “Workshops Available on On-Farm Food Safety Practices”