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The first endowed potato researcher at Washington State University will dig deep into soil health. Steve Culman, distinguished endowed chair in soil health for potato cropping systems, will be…

Anitha Chitturi has researched thrips for a decade. Most recently, she’s focused on managing the tiny insects in the Treasure Valley onion crop — including by reducing their appetites. The ent…

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CLE ELUM, Wash. — Todd Myers of the Washington Policy Center has written a book on the conservation-minded doing "cool, positive things that are collaborative, rather than combative." It’s due…

The state Turfgrass Seed Commission and Washington State University will host a field day to highlight the latest advances at WSU’s Turfgrass Breeding and Ecology farm.

Researchers plan to expand their network of spore traps to test for diseases before they appear in crops. The network is designed to serve as an early warning system for airborne diseases.

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PULLMAN, Wash. — Wendy Powers will be the next dean of Washington State University's agricultural college. She is currently associate vice president of agriculture and natural resources at the…

Researcher Leonora Bittleston and her team at Boise State University are hunting for the microbes and fungi that help sagebrush plants thrive during drought. Their work could benefit sagebrush…

SALEM — The past two years have been difficult for everyone, but some 87,000 farmworkers in Oregon have faced some of the worst hardships, with state officials sometimes failing to protect the…

BOISE — Western Juniper trees spreading across rangeland can be turned into a livestock feed ingredient, nutritionist Travis Whitney told the Idaho House Resources and Conservation Committee.

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Oregon State University has named Staci Simonich, an award-winning researcher and faculty member who has worked in OSU leadership for more than two decades, as the new dean of its College of A…

Farmers continue to increase their use of no-till practices, crop rotations, more efficient irrigation methods and advanced technologies, according to a report from USDA’s Natural Resources Co…

Oregon State University researcher Erica Chernoh aims to lengthen Oregon's strawberry-growing season. Early results from trials are promising, showing the season can be extended by at least 2 months.

BOISE — Researcher Hans-Peter “HP” Marshall uses satellites, microwave radar, remote sensors and other advanced technology to study snowpacks. Much of his work boils down to finding ways to mo…

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LEBANON, Ore. — On Feb. 11, the Oregon Seed Research Institute, an organization recently formed by the seed industry, hosted grass seed commissioners, state Department of Agriculture officials…

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Alan Sams, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University, announced he is leaving Corvallis in March to accept a position at Texas A&M University. 

A Washington State University researcher hopes to get at least 50 participants for a study of groundwater trends and vulnerabilities in Eastern Washington.

A Washington State University search committee is narrowing the list of applicants to be the next dean of the agricultural college. Former Dean Andre-Denis Wright left in June to become provos…

ROSEBURG, Ore. — In his 21 years as the Oregon State University Extension Service horticulture agent for Douglas County, Steve Renquist has seen a major expansion of the area’s agricultural in…

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