Symposium to Explore Land Grant Response to Globalization, Climate Change

How should land grant universities prepare to respond to the impacts of globalization and climate change on agriculture, natural resources, and communities? A daylong symposium on that topic will kick off the western region joint summer meeting of land grant universities, being hosted by Washington State University. The meeting will attract leaders from colleges of […]

Healthy People, Planet Focus of WSU Extension Symposium March 11

PULLMAN, Wash. – Food safety and supply, health and wellness, energy security, resilient youth and families, and sustainable agriculture: these are some of the thorniest issues facing the planet. These issues are also the topics to be addressed at Washington State University Extension’s one-day, statewide symposium, “Relentless Pursuit of a Healthier World,” Wednesday, March 11. […]

WSU Extension Offers Food Safety Symposium for Farmers at Tilth Conference

PULLMAN, Wash. – Assuring food safety requires vigilance at every step in the food chain from farm to fork, and it begins on the farm. As part of the Washington Tilth Producers annual conference in Bellingham, Washington State University Extension, in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Agriculture, will present a daylong symposium for […]

WSU BIOAg Symposium Features State of the State’s Organic Agriculture Sector

PULLMAN, Wash. – The State of Organic Agriculture in Washington will be the topic of the keynote presentation at the Washington State University symposium on its biologically intensive and organic agriculture program, or BIOAg. A program of WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, BIOAg is a comprehensive research and educational program focused on […]

Climate Change and Ag Symposium Slated

PULLMAN, Wash. — Climate changes over recent decades have resulted in documented reductions in spring snow pack, earlier snow melt and changes in water flow patterns in Washington state. The Climate Friendly Farming Symposium and Field Day to be held in Pullman June 21 and 22 will explore climate change trends and how they will […]

2nd Allan Plant Breeding Symposium April 17

PULLMAN, Wash. — Crop breeders from North Carolina and California will discuss their work at the second Robert E. Allan Plant Breeding Symposium from 1:10 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, April 17, in room C107 of Johnson Hall at Washington State University. Jim Holland, a maize geneticist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service at North […]

Federal Reserve Bank Symposium Nov. 16 at WSU

PULLMAN, Wash — Representatives of the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco will discuss how the Federal Reserve works; challenges to the banking industry; current economic trends and risk; and monetary policy at a symposium scheduled from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Room T-101 of the Food Science and Human Nutrition […]