Thursday’s Seattle Times reported that an agricultural research building at WSU is among 360 projects on the list for consideration by the state for economic stimulus package funding.
The Wenatchee World on Sunday reported on the TFREC apple breeding program’s plans to soon release a new apple variety.
Saturday’s Tri-City Herald reported on how falling milk prices are affecting mid-Columbia dairy farmers and included comments from Shannon Neibergs.
Saturday’s Tri-City Herald also included a brief story about the USDA’s National Needs Fellowship grant to WSU to support doctoral students.
The Sunday Seattle Times gardening column featured Linda Chalker-Scott discussing facts and myths of proper garden mulching.
The weekly wine column in Tuesday’s Seattle Post Intelligencer featured WSU’s new online enology and viticulture certificate course.
Last weekend, the Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported on a partnership between the College of Liberal Arts and Extension, specifically the 4-H program.
Tuesday’s Issaquah Press reported that a zero-energy housing project in Issaquah, in which the WSU Extension Energy Program is a partner, is being delayed because of the credit crunch.
Thursday’s Vancouver Columbian reported on discussion of moving a food bank facility to the historic former Clark County poor farm in Hazel Dell. The report said that Clark County Extension also is planning to move to the facility.
Friday’s Spokane Journal of Business reported on a book co-authored by Bob Scarfo on elder-friendly neighborhood landscaping. (Subscription or payment needed to view full article).
On Wednesday the N.W. Ag Information Network aired an interview with Scot Hulbert about his research on intercropping wheat with hypernodulating peas.
In this week’s Capital Press
- “Forestry reps, consultants talk about opportunities”
- “Student earns grant for water study”
- “New faces on ag committee”
- “’Selling your crop’ focus of grain marketing seminar”
- “Savory to Speak at Ag Sustainability Conference Feb 10-12”
- “Online Human Development Class Gives Students Unique Experience”
- “Correction – Savory Cancels Speaking Engagement at Ag Sustainability Conference Feb 10-12”
- “Slaughter Cattle Pricing Phone Conference for Ranchers Feb. 11”
- “National Needs Fellowship Program Focuses on Training Leaders”