With seed grant, economist studies farmer decisions for better food security

Worldwide, one in five people live on less than $1.25 per day. In rural Africa, much of that income comes from livestock animals like cattle and goats, providing nutrition as well as a livelihood. Every decision that farmers make about those animals—especially, whether to vaccinate them against common diseases—impacts productivity and the future of their […]

New Professor to Examine Multicultural, Gender Differences in Transfer of Ag Knowledge

PULLMAN, Wash. – People from different cultures share information differently. Jessica Goldberger, WSU assistant professor of community and rural sociology, witnessed that first hand while working with farmers in Kenya. Now, she hopes to expand what she learned in those rural villages by working with the burgeoning population of farmers of diverse backgrounds in Washington […]