Nearly $750,000 boost: Program to aid beginning farmers receives award
PULLMAN -- In order to address the needs of beginning farmers and ranchers and enhance the sustainability and competitiveness of U.S. agriculture, several western states will receive a $748,651 award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture.
Global reach of research: Grad student in Argentina puts WSU finding to the test
When Daniela Romero heard WSU’s Markus Keller talking about irrigation during grape ripening, her curiosity was piqued. After all, applying water close to harvest time was simply not done.
$9 million for the state: WSU Extension Energy to help state industries
OLYMPIA - Manufacturing facilities located in Washington may be eligible for industrial-incentive funding through the WSU Extension Energy Program.
The funds are intended for facilities in need of additional support for approved energy improvement projects.
FDA Approves WSU Researcher’s Revolutionary New Food Processing Technology
PULLMAN, Wash. – Imagine a salmon filet that looks, tastes and is as nutritious as freshly cooked salmon but has a shelf-life of more than six months. A new technology developed at Washington State University will make that dream a reality.
PULLMAN - Scientists at WSU, Oregon State University and the University of Idaho want to take a long-term look at dryland agriculture and ways to sustain it in the Northwest's interior. Their goal is to establish a single coordinated project to share expertise, research sites and computing power available from the three institutions.
PUYALLUP –WSU’s Small Farms Program has been awarded two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants to support and assist beginning and disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Together, the grants will support and strengthen the Small Farms Program’s innovative immigrant farmer program.
PULLMAN – Preventing water pollution caused by agricultural practices is no game, but game-like software simulating the impact of certain on-farm decisions could help a whole new generation of agriculture producers make better management choices that help improve water quality.