WSU Extension’s Horizons Program Honored for Work

SPOKANE, Wash. – Partnering to promote the Horizons leadership program in the Inland Northwest has earned Washington State University Extension and the University of Idaho honors from Inland Northwest Partners. INP, a regional, non-profit, economic development organization, last week honored local communities and organizations for outstanding contributions toward economic development in the region. It bestowed […]

Washington State 4-H Inducts Six into Hall of Fame

PUYALLUP, Wash.—Six Washington residents were inducted into the Washington State 4-H Hall of Fame at the 4-H Forum in Everett, October 18. They were recognized for their commitment and impact on 4-H and their communities and their leadership to 4-H over many years. Recognized this year was:

4-H Volunteers to Expand Skills and Be Honored at Statewide Event in Everett

PUYALLUP, Wash – Over two-hundred fifty 4-H volunteers, teens and staff will gather October 17 – 19 to take part in The Forum in Everett. This year’s event, called “Rise above the Ordinary,” is filled with seminars where 4-H volunteers hone their skills in a wide variety of areas. Learning the latest technology, supporting military […]

Cougar Gold Honored by American Cheese Society

PULLMAN, Wash. – Cougar Gold, Washington State University’s signature cheese, earned a second place award in its category this summer in the 2008 American Cheese Society Competition. WSU’s famous white, sharp cheddar cheese finished second in the American Originals category, cheeses that are considered American in their original forms, such as Monterey Jack, Brick Muenster […]

Pierce Honored at Precision Ag Conference

PULLMAN, Wash – Fran Pierce, director of Washington State University’s Center for Precision Agricultural Systems and a professor in the crop and soil sciences and biological systems engineering departments, received the first Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Senior Scientist Award at the ninth International Conference on Precision Agriculture in Denver this week. The award honors […]

WSU Extension Forester Named Fellow in the Society of American Foresters

SEATTLE, Wash. – Washington State University Extension forester Don Hanley has been named a Fellow in the Society of American Foresters, the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit professional forestry organization. The honor is bestowed on only about five percent of the society’s members to recognize outstanding contributions to the society and the forestry profession. SAF […]

CAHNRS, Extension Employees Honored

PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty and staff of Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences and WSU Extension were honored Saturday (April 12) at the 49th annual CAHNRS awards banquet. William Johnston, professor of crop science, received the R.M. Wade Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Johnston, who grew up […]

WSU to Honor 3 Alumnae April 16

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences will honor alumnae from College Park, Penn.; Genesee, Idaho; and Pullman at a public ceremony scheduled at 3:30 p.m., April 16, at the Lewis Alumni Centre as part of the college’s observation of Women’s History Month. Jill Findeis, College Park, Penn., […]

WSU Beach Watchers Named ‘Environmental Heroes’ for Salmon Recovery Work in Whidbey Basin

COUPEVILLE, Wash. – Salmon recovery efforts in the Whidbey Basin of northwestern Washington are more strategic thanks to a team led by two Washington State University Extension Beach Watchers who have been named “Environmental Heroes” by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration for their efforts. NOAA annually distributes just 10 “Environmental Hero Awards” throughout the […]