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May 24 – 30

Posted by | June 2, 2010

In the news:

A number of media quoted Mark Swanson in articles about the 30th anniversary of the Mt. Saint Helens eruption and its ecological recovery, including:

National Geographic Daily News:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/mount-st-helens-30th-anniversary-before-after-science-environment-pictures/

The Yakima Herald Republic’s website SportsYakima.com:

http://sportsyakima.com/2010/05/mountain-of-perspective/

University of Washington News:

http://uwnews.org/article.asp?articleid=57570

Preston Andrews is among the experts quoted in a Prevention Magazine article about the decline in nutrients in produce and how to maximize the nutrient value in the foods we eat.

http://health.msn.com/nutrition/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100259692

Friday’s Kitsap Sun included a guest article about the Salish Sea Plastics Pollution Project involving WSU Beach Watchers and classes on the shoreline ecosystem.

http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2010/may/28/my-turn-an-eye-opening-summit-on-the-salish-seas/

An article in Wednesday’s Vancouver Columbian listed the WSU Small Business Development Center’s Jan Harte among their “five people you should know.”

http://www.columbian.com/news/2010/may/26/Vancouver-business-people-know/

A news release from Organic Valley Dairy cooperative in Lewis County to promote its annual Lupine Pasture Walk said that Joe Harrison will present findings from eight years of soil testing on the farm as part of the program.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/1408063

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Grasshopper outbreak looms”

http://www.capitalpress.com/results/djw-grasshopper-052810

“Columbia Basin College’s ag program grows again”

http://www.capitalpress.com/orewash/mw-Columbia-Basin-College-052810-art

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

“WSU scientists get grant to support research on ‘desert wheat'”

“Washington Grain Commission adopts budget; boosts reserves”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Washington-Ag-Today-16467

“A critical time for stripe rust monitoring”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Northwest-Farm-and-Ranch-Report-16468

“Stern words for Congresswoman on earmarks”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Washington-Ag-Today-16490

News Releases:

“Step Into Your Future at WSU Extension Summer Teen Conference”

“More than Price Influences Driving Habits, WSU Study Says”

“WSU Report on Climate Friendly Farming Project Funded by Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Outlines How to Make Agriculture More Sustainable”

“WSU Media Advisory: Greening Agriculture” (Innovators Forum)

“Economic Factors Affecting Meat, Diary Product Prices Topic of Webinar”

“Dog Access Restricted in WSU Arboretum and Wildlife Conservation Center”

“Step Into Your Future at WSU Extension Summer Teen Conference”

“More than Price Influences Driving Habits, WSU Study Says”