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Jan. 17 – 23

Posted by | January 24, 2011

Western Farmer-Stockman reported on WSU’s research on antioxidant and oxidative effects of consuming potatoes.

http://mobile.westernfarmerstockman.com/main.aspx?ascxid=cmsNewsStory&rmid=0&rascxid=&args=&rargs=9&dt=634311410197246970&cmsSid=45567&cmsScid=9

An editorial column in Friday’s Seattle Times discussed the importance of volunteer efforts to restoring Puget Sound and other waterways, and promoted the WSU Island County Beach Watchers’ Sound Waters event.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/editorialsopinion/2013991069_lance21.html

Monday’s Vancouver Columbian reported that the rift between the Clark County Fair and WSU 4-H equestrian groups has been resolved.

http://www.columbian.com/news/2011/jan/17/fair-settles-feud-with-4-h-equestrian-groups/

The West Seattle community blog on Tuesday included a story about a community meeting to discuss the planned WSU 4H ropes course at the community’s Camp Long Park.

http://westseattleblog.com/2011/01/community-meeting-set-for-camp-long-ropes-course-plan

Friday’s edition of Western Farm Press included our news release about the article co-authored by David Granatstein on the international growth in organic horticulture.

http://westernfarmpress.com/management/organic-horticulture-grows-across-world

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Extensions face new reality” (Editorial)

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/cs-extension-editorial-012111

“Half of WSU’s tree fruit team retires”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/djw-center-w-mugs-012111

“Plea to lawmakers: ‘Do no harm'”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/SB-Legis-ag-agenda-012111-art

“Breeders aim for profitability”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/mw-California-breeding-research-grant-012111-JorgeDubcosvky-mug

“Pear cultivars fight fireblight”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/js-new-pears-012111

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

“WSU researcher to seek 2011 pre-release of two gene Clearfield wheat”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Northwest-Farm-and-Ranch-Report-18325

“Washington Grain Commission creating Endowed Chair in Weed Science at WSU”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Washington-Ag-Today-18314

News Releases:

“WSU offers intensive course in organic gardening”

“MEDIA ADVISORY: WSU Oilseed Crop Workshop Jan. 25”

“MEDIA ADVISORY: WSU Oilseed Workshop at Colfax Jan. 27”

“WSU Extension Growing Groceries Mentor Classes Begin Feb. 12”