Bored eaters snacked more during the pandemic, WSU study finds

Researchers at Washington State University found that people who ate more due to boredom during the COVID-19 pandemic snacked more often, instead of waiting to feel full or hungry. Lexie Jackson, scientist and instructor at WSU’s Department of Human Development, and Alana Anderson, a WSU graduate research assistant, surveyed behavior and eating habits of 360 […]

A woman snacks in front of a laptop sipping soda from a wine glass with a curly straw and eats chips, waffles, and skittles.

COVID-19 agriculture regulations present challenges to Washington growers

WSU Extension faculty and staff are working to provide training and resources to Washington’s agriculture industry as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact Washington state. “COVID-19 is affecting the food supply chain,” said Girish Ganjyal, Associate Professor and Extension Food Processing Specialist at Washington State University. “When whole plants shut down, supply distribution is disrupted.” […]