Weed Control

Australian professor shares herbicide resistance knowledge during WSU visit

A recent visit from Australian professor Michael Walsh demonstrates that the key to helping WSU weed science researchers battle herbicide resistance could come from Down Under.

Registration open for Viticulture Field Day

Join Washington State University and the Washington State Grape Society for the 2015 Washington State Viticulture Field Day on Friday, August 14, at the Roza Farm in Prosser. Commercial grape growers and anyone interested in learning about different aspects of grape production are welcome to learn about recent advances in juice- and wine-grape science and vineyard technology.

Washington State University to strengthen research-to-farming connection with newly endowed position

PULLMAN, Wash – The path of knowledge connecting university research labs to agricultural growers is being paved with a newly endowed position at Washington State University. Drew Lyon will be joining the WSU Department of Crop and Soil Sciences as the Endowed Chair in Small Grains Extension and Research, Weed Science, starting Sept. 1.

Organic Vineyard, Research Winemaker, VEEN

WSU’s First Certified-Organic Wine Grape Vineyard Harvests First Study on Weed Control As vineyard acreage in western Washington continues to increase, more farmers seek strategies for controlling weeds, especially in new vineyards. Heightened interest in organic wine grape growing on the west side also has growers looking for certified-organic weed control methods. Researchers Carol Miles […]

WSU Expertise Contributes to Understanding of Social Impact of Genetically Engineered Crops in U.S. Agriculture

PULLMAN, Wash. — Recognizing that the social dimension is as important as the technological and economic aspects, the National Academy of Sciences turned to Washington State University when it wanted expertise to assess the sustainability of U.S. agriculture. Raymond A. Jussaume, WSU professor of rural and community sociology, served on a NAS National Research Council […]

Miller Receives Morrison Award

PULLMAN, Wash. – Tim Miller, associate weed scientist and extension weed specialist at the WSU Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, received the Kenneth J. Morrison Extension Award, Wednesday, July 10, at the center’s Center annual field day. The award recognizes WSU Extension faculty for significant contributions made to agronomic crop production and […]

Yenish Receives Morrison Award

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University Extension Weed Specialist Joe Yenish is this year’s recipient of the Kenneth J. Morrison Extension Award in Crop and Soil Sciences. Named for an Extension agronomist who worked at WSU for more than 35 years, the award recognizes WSU Extension faculty for significant contributions made to agronomic crop production […]