New grant to help grain farmers find low falling numbers sooner

WSU scientists are working to develop a new test that could save wheat growers millions of dollars thanks to a new grant.

A person squats down in a field surrounded by golden wheat plants.

Grape seed color not helpful in assessing wine tannins

For decades, if not centuries, the changing color of a grape’s seed has played a role in determining when winemakers harvest grapes. After complex experiments, though, WSU researchers have determined that seed colors don’t have the long-held impact, contrary to wine mythology.