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Posted by | October 11, 2010

The Associated Press reported on Thursday that the federal government has denied protection for the pygmy rabbit under the endangered species act.

http://www.durangoherald.com/sections/News/Earth/2010/10/07/Government_denies_protection_to_pygmy_rabbit/

A CBS News report aired Thursday on new research on colony collapse disorder includes comments of former WSU graduate student Mathew Smart, referring to him as a WSU bee researcher.

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/10/06/eveningnews/main6933663.shtml

A story appearing in South Carolina newspaper, The State, on Friday about a local Adaptive Gardening Seminar included a list of tips for gardeners credited to WSU Master Gardeners and Oregon Master Gardeners.

http://www.thestate.com/2010/10/08/1502361/source-washington-state-university.html

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Wireworm resistance scrutinized”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/mw-Wireworm-grant-100110-Aaron-Esser–Arron-Carter-mugs

“Student aids mint industry fight”

http://www.capitalpress.com/subscribers/mw-mint-student-discovery-092410-art

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

“Research tracks organic farmers’ sustainability”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Line-on-Agriculture-17529

“It’s time to can!”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Line-on-Agriculture-17521

“Clean plants”

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/event/report/id/Fruit-Grower-Report-17505

News Releases:

“4-H Volunteers to Expand Skills and Be Honored at Leaders Forum in Spokane”

” National Christmas Tree Association Honors WSU Scientist”

” WSU Researcher Working on Environmentally Safe Method for Apple and Cherry Storage”

“USDA Chief Scientist to Discuss Ag Research, Technology at WSU Lecture”

“Short Course Offered in Sustainable Livestock Production”