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Nov. 24 – Dec. 1

Posted by | December 1, 2008

Tuesday’s Tri-City Herald reported on Sen. Maria Cantwell’s Monday visit and her comments about the role of initiatives at the WSU Bioproducts, Science and Engineering Lab in developing alternative energy sources.

Saturday’s Lewiston Morning Tribune included a story on the findings of Jessica Goldberger’s statewide survey of organic farmers.

Tuesday’s Peninsula Daily News reported on Jefferson County Commissioners declaring a financial emergency and quoted Kathryn Baril on cuts she has made in Jefferson County Extension programs.

Monday’s Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported on discussions about merging the CAHNRS departments of Natural Resource Science and Rural Sociology with the College of Science’s School of Earth and Environmental Science.

The Alabama publication Progressive Farmer quoted animal scientist Charles Gaskins in an article on the challenges and benefits of raising and marketing Wagyu beef cattle.

Don Tapio was quoted in a Friday Daily Olympian article on selecting and caring for a Christmas tree.

Wednesday’s Enumclaw Courier-Herald reported that the King County Fair had escaped the county’s budget axe, and that 4-H and WSU Extension were among the advocates for continuing the fair.

An article in Saturday’s Tacoma News Tribune included a subscription to Master Gardener Magazine in its list of holiday gifts for gardeners.

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