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As a cooperative extension specialist with the University of California-Davis, Sahap Kaan Kurtural leverages artificial intelligence to enable vineyard managers to optimize irrigation without …

Several farmers have begun an effort to bolster research at Washington State University's Wilke Research and Extension Farm by increasing the farm's endowment fund.

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Meat companies are making it easier for you to eat your vegetables by blending them into burgers, meatballs and sausages.


OLYMPIA — The pesticide chlorpyrifos, besieged in federal lawsuits but stoutly defended by U.S. farm groups, will be evaluated by the Washington Department of Agriculture under a bill passed b…

Officials on March 6 cut the ribbon Washington State University's new Honey Bee and Pollinator research, extension and education facility. It is designed to help protect and improve pollinator health.


The momentum to ban chlorpyrifos in Washington may stall in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. The chairman, Rep. Brian Blake, said Wednesday that he's uncomfortable with l…


A new map from Washington State University shows where herbicide resistance is developing in weeds. Weed scientist Ian Burke hopes to get more samples from farmers from underrepresented counties.

Lisbeth Goddik, a longtime professor and dairy extension specialist for Oregon State University, has been named head of the Department of Food Science and Technology at OSU, overseeing program…


The Washington Senate unanimously approved and sent to the House a bill Monday to create a new program to help farmers improve the health of their soil. 

Oregon is bucking the global wine industry’s lackluster sales trend for now but its winemakers are not immune to the slump, according to an industry expert.

The capital of Japan's Saga Prefecture is using the carbon dioxide and heat emitted by its waste disposal plant to cultivate crops and grow algae.

Members of the Northwest pear industry discussed the importance of ripening and conditioning programs for the fruit during Oregon State University Extension Service's winter horticulture meeti…

Western Idaho Ag Expo participants cite trade-pact progress, some higher commodity prices, promising water supplies. Efficiency remains key.

As the agritourism coordinator for Oregon State University Extension Service in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties, Audrey Comerford works with farms, county planners and local tourism organizations.

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Blockchain, a shared digital ledger that tracks every transaction in a supply chain, is quickly proving to be an invaluable tool for farmers, processors, distributors and retailers.

Washington researchers are seeking state funding to develop soil health study plans and actions. The researchers are asking for the chance to collect soil samples from at least two fields from…