Cold Hardiness, African Soils

WSU Researchers Improve Cold Hardiness Measure for Apples and Sweet Cherries Researchers at WSU Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC) are developing a more accurate cold hardiness measurement system for apples and sweet cherries. The new three-year project, currently funded by the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, will help Pacific Northwest growers better […]

Local Wheat, Small Bites, People, Events, Connections

Local Wheat? Could Be Sweet, Say West Side Bakers Wheat growers west of the Cascades could bring in more profit by supplying wheat to local bakers, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by Washington State University graduate researcher Karen Hills. Sixty percent of western Washington commercial bakers said they are interested in […]

New Professor to Examine Multicultural, Gender Differences in Transfer of Ag Knowledge

PULLMAN, Wash. – People from different cultures share information differently. Jessica Goldberger, WSU assistant professor of community and rural sociology, witnessed that first hand while working with farmers in Kenya. Now, she hopes to expand what she learned in those rural villages by working with the burgeoning population of farmers of diverse backgrounds in Washington […]