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Help optimize ag productivity, prevent heat-related illness and injury

AgWeatherNet and the University of Washington are partnering to develop a new heat awareness and alert system to help agricultural workplaces prepare for heat waves…

Award-winning WSU research maps suitability of Washington vineyard locations

Selecting a vineyard site is one of the most important decisions for owners — it can make or break them economically. Washington State University doctoral…

AgWeatherNet demo attracts learners of all ages

AgWeatherNet Director Gerrit Hoogenboom recently visited the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus to share information about the university's 160 automated weather stations across the state.…

Weather, Grapes, Undergrads in Labs

WSU’s AgWeatherNet Team Tests State-of-the-Art Weather Prediction Model for Freeze Events Washington tree fruit growers are often at the mercy of Mother Nature when it…

Flight of the Alkali Bee, People at Work, Dirt!, Climate Change – WSU’s Green Times, June 7, 2012

Flight of the Alkali Bee Can a bee learn to fly over, instead of across, a busy highway? WSU entomologist Douglas Walsh is working with…

On Solid Ground – May 9, 2012 – Ag Technology, Mason Bees, Cherry Grafting

WSU Scientist Pays It Forward with Agrotechnology Knowledge Sharing Knowledge is power, and in data-poor regions of the world, techniques that make data collection more…

Virus Detection, Heavy Weather

Optimizing Virus Detection Using the Power of Attraction To determine if a fruit tree has a virus, it currently takes a minimum of nine separate…

Biochar, AgWeatherNet, Friends of Turfgrass

Biochar Potential: Burning Waste into Gold As backyard barbecuers, we call it charcoal. Agricultural scientists looking for new ways to utilize woody waste call it…

Auction Success, Grape Knowledge, AgWeatherNet

Wine Auction a Major Success Thanks to everyone who supported this year’s Celebrate Washington Wine gala fundraiser by donating to the auction, attending, and participating…