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Posted by | June 29, 2009

Western Farmer-Stockman on Thursday reported on western Extension budget cuts and their impacts, including those at WSU.

Extension’s Steve Van Vleet is among those quoted in a Friday Associated Press story about how timely rains have benefited Palouse wheat growers.

The Walla Walla Union Bulletin on Friday reported on Thursday’s wheat tour for state legislators and staff that included a visit to the WSU Variety Testing Program.

Thursday’s Walla Walla Union Bulletin included a story on an upcoming local lecture on sustainable agriculture to be delivered by David Granatstein.

The N.W. Ag Information Network reported on Monday about President Floyd’s attendance and comments at the Lind Field Day.

On Wednesday the N.W. Ag Information Network aired a story in which Diana Roberts urges growers to be on the lookout for signs of wheat head army worm.

On Thursday the N.W. Ag Information Network aired a story on research being conducted on root-lesion nematodes in N.W. wheat fields by WSU graduate student Alison Thompson.

The N.W. Ag Information Network on Friday aired a story on research being conducted into trap crops for organic control of crucifer flea beetle, interviewing WSU graduate student Joyce Parker.

Linda Chalker-Scott is among the experts quoted in an article on gardening published in yesterday’s (Sunday’s) nationally distributed Parade Magazine.

On Saturday the Tri-City Herald included an article about an upcoming water conservation workshop being sponsored by Benton County Extension and others with comments from Marianne Ophardt.

A feature in Saturday’s Wenatchee World about the town’s claim to be “Apple Capital of the World” includes comments from the TFREC’s Tim Smith about the volume of apples produced in the area.

Last week’s dedication of the Puget Sound area mobile meat processing unit at the Puyallup REC was reported on by KING-TV (Seattle).

A story in Tuesday’s Aberdeen Daily World about a period of unusually low Pacific tides quotes Steve Harbell discussing the marine life that will be visible.

Tuesday’s Othello Outlook included a story on the upcoming 4-H Summer Teen Conference in Pullman.

In this week’s Capital Press

News Releases

  • “WSU Extension Energy Program Tapped to Run U.S. Department of Energy’s Recovery Act Clearinghouse”
  • “WSU’s Spillman Agronomy Farm Field Day”