Wednesday’s Western Farmer-Stockman included a story on Diana Roberts’ research on the presence in Washington of wheat head army worm.
On Monday KVEW-TV, Tri-Cities, covered a workshop on improving wine quality that featured Thomas Henick-Kling.
On Monday SeattlePI.com posted our news release about the symposium on how land grant universities should respond to climate change and globalization as a reader submission on their environmental blog.
The web site BlastMagazine.com on Monday posted a story on the efficacy of insulating house paints, citing research done in conjunction with the WSU Extension Energy Program.
On Tuesday Food Poison Journal’s web site posted a story on safe holiday hamburger grilling, citing a WSU Extension fact sheet on proper use of a food thermometer with ground beef.
A story in Sunday’s Seattle Times on the loss of crabs in Puget Sound due to improperly equipped lost crab pots quotes a state Fish and Wildlife Department biologist crediting Beach Watchers for educating crabbers on proper equipment.
In her regular column in Wednesday’s Yakima Herald-Republic, Sheila Ryan wrote about various methods for preserving cherries.
Thursday’s Everett Herald carried a story about Snohomish County Extension’s upcoming workshop series on home canning.
In this week’s Capital Press
- “New WSU ag degrees more focused, rigorous, built to serve industry needs”
- “Door wide open in many ag fields”
- “Producers study new varieties, techniques”
- “Budget cut squeezes pesticide commission”
- “$2 million devoted to spud pests”
- “It’s all about research during annual Mount Vernon field day”
- “Wenatchee clings tightly to apple title”
- “Symposium to Explore Land Grant Response to Globalization, Climate Change”