In the news:
The science news website redOrbit.com posted a story on Wednesday about improvements in military meals-ready-to-eat that references the microwave sterilization process developed at WSU.
Western Farmer-Stockman included a story on the successful control of cereal leaf beetle using bio-control methods applied by a team led by Diana Roberts.
A story in the Beatrice Daily Sun (Nebraska) on Wednesday about the status of spring planting cites a WSU report about potential export issues with growing Roundup Ready alfalfa.
The May 2 Tacoma News Tribune story about managing storm water and the research being done at the WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center was accompanied by a sidebar story that we didn’t include in the last news report.
A story in Friday’s Tri-City Herald about a 70-foot spruce tree toppled by high winds included a series of tips from Extension’s Marianne Ophardt on proper tree planting and care.
An article in Oregon Wine Press about Woodinville’s O Winery that contributes a portion of its net profits to scholarships for women mentions that WSU is one of the university’s receiving their scholarship funding.
Monday’s Bellingham Herald included a story about a series of gardening workshops being put on by WSU Whatcom County Master Gardeners.
In this week’s Capital Press:
“Expert on path to most resistance”
“Students learn on the lamb”
Aired last week by the N.W. Ag Information Network:
“When is a grape ripe?”
“Team’s bio-control work on cereal leaf beetle earns USDA recognition”
“WSU Student Designs Environmentally Sustainable Jeans with American-made Denim”