Long-time WSU Extension Educator Earns National Honor

PULLMAN, Wash. — For the third consecutive year, a Washington State University Extension educator has received the Award for Excellence in Extension from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. Daniel L. Fagerlie, WSU Ferry County Extension and the Colville Reservation Federally Recognized Extension Program Director, will accept the award on Nov. 14 at the […]

Coupeville Resident Named Washington State Master Gardener of the Year

PULLMAN, Wash. – Island County resident Don Lee of Coupeville has been named Master Gardener of the Year by the Master Gardeners Foundation of Washington State. The selection was formally announced at the annual statewide Master Gardener Conference held at the Washington State University campus in Pullman, Wash. Lee, a retired aerospace engineer, moved to […]

WSU Ag Research Center Director Named ASABE Fellow

PULLMAN, Wash. – Ralph Cavalieri, associate dean for research and director of the Agricultural Research Center at Washington State University, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, an honor bestowed on just 2 percent of ASABE members worldwide. Cavalieri, who is also a professor of biological systems engineering […]

Cougar Gold Honored by Restaurant Magazine

PULLMAN, Wash. – Cougar Gold, Washington State University’s signature cheese, has earned a Gold Star Award from Santé Magazine, a restaurant industry trade publication. The Santé Gold Star is an elite designation bestowed on a limited number of products deemed to be of exceptional merit by the Santé Food, Wine & Spirits Review tasting panel. […]

Family Honors Quincy Ag Education Teacher with WSU Scholarship Endowment, Issues Challenge to Other Donors

PULLMAN, Wash. – When the first irrigation water from the Columbia Basin Reclamation Project flowed through the sage brush of Quincy, Keith F. Kirkbride was there launching a program at the high school to educate the area’s future farmers. Now, Kirkbride’s sons, Frank and Charlie Kirkbride, are launching a scholarship program at Washington State University […]

WSU Virologist Honored

PULLMAN, Wash. – Naidu Rayapati, a plant virologist at the Washington State University Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, and his colleagues from other institutions received a team award for international work at the 6th International IPM Symposium in Portland, OR, on March 24. Rayapati, a member of the Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research […]

WSU Official Honored by Wine Grape Growers

PULLMAN, Wash. – Robert G. Stevens, who serves as director of Washington State University’s Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, received an Industry service Award from the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers at the organization’s award luncheon Friday in Kennewick. “Bob not only contributed to the success of grape and wine growers through […]