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Posted by | November 29, 2010

The Seattle Times reported on Sunday that this year’s Washington cranberry harvest will be down about 30 percent, with comments from Kim Patten on the potential to switch to new varieties that are less weather sensitive.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2013545520_cranberries.html?syndication=rss

Monday’s Spokesman-Review featured a question-and-answer article with Karen Killinger about Thanksgiving food safety advice.

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2010/nov/22/karen-killinger/

A story posted Wednesday on the website of the magazine Wired on how to make an all-instant Thanksgiving dinner quotes Juming Tang on the benefits of freeze drying for food preservation.

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/11/instant-thanksgiving-dinner/

A story Tuesday’s Columbia Basin Herald reported that Grant County reduced its funding for Grant County Extension as part of its budget cutting decisions.

http://www.columbiabasinherald.com/news/article_5f007060-f756-11df-9cbd-001cc4c002e0.html

The national business website WineBusiness.com posted a link on Wednesday to the WSU Today story about the project for mapping and describing flavors of Washington Reislings. (Scroll down to “Local News” and look under Northwest.)

http://www.winebusiness.com/

Friday’s Othello Outlook included our announcement of the public sale of the 640-page WSU Master Gardener manual.

http://othellooutlook.com/?p=15554

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Growers pick before planting”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/djw-WA2-analysis-111910

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

“All ag research at WSU may again be at risk”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Washington-Ag-Today-17890

“WSU switchgrass biofuel workshop”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Washington-Ag-Today-17902

News Releases:

“Go Green on Black Friday – New Master Gardener Manual Now Available for Order”