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As regents professor of pathology and infectious diseases in Washington State University's Allen School for Global Animal Health, most of Guy Palmer's current work is on the human side, especi…

Trade, labor and foreign animal diseases were the top issues discussed last week by the National Pork Producers Council at its Legislative Action Conference in Washington, D.C.

The 2021 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting done virtually in mid-February included a discussion on low stress handling of livestock. A team of experienced educators, led by Chris Sch…

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to prohibit trafficking in live hornets, a quarantine inspired by Asian giant hornets and other invasive hornets that eat fruit and kill po…

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Boston-based startup Guardian Agriculture has invented an autonomous crop-dusting drone intended to complement or replace crop dusting using low-flying planes.

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A cattle genetics company has filed a lawsuit accusing Washington State University of misappropriating its intellectual property for testing beef tenderness.

ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell University researchers recently received a $299,000 USDA grant to study rapid apple decline, a little-understood phenomenon responsible for killing apple trees across Ca…

Grazing experts say Jon Bansen, an Oregon dairy farmer, is pushing the boundaries of pasture management — including harnessing natural medicinal properties of forages to boost animal and envir…

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Researchers at Oregon State University are now studying whether the plant could be part of a nutritious diet for livestock, including lambs, dairy cows and chickens. 

Brenda Schroeder’s work ranges from investigating a foreign grass pathogen that can kill livestock to determining  the best soil for growing potatoes and how to most effectively cure onions.

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CORVALLIS, Ore. — An Oregon State University researcher, in partnership with area hazelnut and blueberry growers, is testing a novel means of killing weeds — he’s zapping them with high-voltag…

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USDA researchers have discovered that wild potatoes — distant relatives of the cultivated potato — may hold the key to unlocking sources of genetic resistance to diseases, including the crop's…

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MOSCOW, Idaho — The increase in frequency and intensity of wildfires the past 20 years has prompted studies on the impact of wildfire smoke exposure to human health. But little research has be…

Experts say better soil health will in the future drive increases in crop yields as much as advances like new seed hybrids and fertilizers. And making sure soil stays healthy bodes well for a …

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Researchers say the new variety, named UC Wolfskill, will enable growers to harvest earlier, lengthen the harvest season and improve efficiency.

Oregon State University will host the first National Hemp Symposium during a two-day virtual event Feb. 9-10, as growers look ahead to the USDA's final rule regulating production of the versat…

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In 2018, Adapt8 received a $50,000 economic development grant from Marion County to build the test greenhouse. Construction finished in December, and Moore said they are now searching for a pa…