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Jan. 31 – Feb. 6

Posted by | February 7, 2011

John Gardner is a primary source for an article in the February edition of Seattle Business Magazine on efforts within the state to develop biofuels for aviation.
http://www.seattlebusinessmag.com/article/biofuels-taking-flight?page=0,0

An article in Tuesday’s Wenatchee World quotes Tim Smith commenting on the affects this fall and winter’s weather has had on orchards and other crops. The story also appeared in Wednesday’s Tri-City Herald.
http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2011/feb/01/cold-weather-not-likely-to-do-more-damage-to/

Wednesday’s Sequim Gazette reported that thanks to a donation from the Sequim JC Penney Clallam County 4-H has started a FIRST robotics team at Sequim High School (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
http://www.sequimgazette.com/news/article.exm/2011-02-02_it_s_a_first_for_sequim

Wednesday’s Tacoma News Tribune included an article on techniques for transplanting salvaged plants, quoting Extension’s Erica Guttman and listing a number of upcoming WSU and other native plant salvage events.
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/02/02/1526872/plant-salvage-essentials.html

Tuesday’s Granite Falls Advocate Tribune included a story we distributed in December on seven ways to puncture a wine windbag, written by Richard Miller.
http://www.granitefallsnews.com/archive/x1235860390/Food-for-Thought-Incessant-wining

Linda Chalker-Scott‘s fact sheet validating or debunking gardening techniques was the subject of an article posted at the Chambersburg PA Web site publicopiniononline.com by Franklin County Pennsylvania Master Gardeners.
http://www.publicopiniononline.com/living/ci_17277425

In this week’s Capital Press:

“WSU nets $500,000 from NW Farm Credit Services”
http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/djw-WSUdonation-brf-020411

“Horticulturist focuses on quality”
http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/djw-innovator-w-art-012811

“Scientists hosting meeting on black stem rust”
http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Washington-Ag-Today-18438

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

“Getting Ready for Annual Wine Meeting”
http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Fruit-Grower-Report-18433

News Releases:

“WSU Extension’s Monthly ‘Research That Works for You’ Webinars Slated for Year”