Pacific Northwest

Grand opening set for new WSU honeybee research facility

Washington State University will celebrate the grand opening of its new Honey Bee & Pollinator Research, Extension, and Education Facility on March 6 with a ribbon cutting and tours of the facility. What: Tours and grand... more »

Deadline to apply for Washington state scholarships is March 1

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) will award over $1 million in new and renewing scholarships to college students this spring.  The deadline for new applicants to submit complete scholarship applications to WAEF is March... more »

WSU sues Yakima grower over alleged apple patent infringement

Washington State University  (WSU) has filed a lawsuit in federal court against a Yakima grower for allegedly infringing on its patent of an apple. According to a report by Spokane Public Radio station KPBX 91.1, apple in... more »

TS Biotechnology Holdings acquires Okanagan Specialty Fruits

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) announced Feb. 3 the acquisition of OSF by TS Biotechnology Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Third Security, LLC. OSF is the pioneering agricultural company behind the development and commercialization of... more »

WSU professor Michelle Moyer wins award for distinction in Extension

On learning that she had won the 2020 Extension Distinction Award from ASEV –the American Society for Enology & Viticulture – Washington State University (WSU) associate  professor and Extension specialist, Michelle Moyer was shocked. [caption... more »

Washington winemakers asked for input into proposed research

Washington state wineries and winegrape growers are invited to be part of the Washington State Wine Commission’s annual Research Review on Feb. 25-26, 2020, at the Clore Center in Prosser. Industry members will be asked... more »

$32M WSU tree fruit research endowment fully funded

Crop assessments stopped Jan. 21 for growers who have paid millions of dollars into a Washington State University Tree Fruit Endowment. The $32 million endowment is now fully funded, according to a press release from... more »

Women in Agriculture event Jan. 25 in Washington state

Washington State University (WSU) Extension is holding the 2020 Women in Agriculture conference on Saturday, Jan.  25. This is an opportunity for women farmers or anyone who works with women farmers to network, hear some... more »


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