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Voigt: Technology And Research Vital For Potato Industry
Voigt: Technology And Research Vital For Potato Industry
Voigt: Technology And Research Vital For Potato Industry
With a global population now just north of eight billion people, the agriculture industry will be called on more to feed people across the planet.  One of those areas that can help farmers meet those needs, said Christ Voigt, is continued research and development, not only of commodities, but of technology to make the farming process more efficient.  The Exe...
WSU’s Cosmic Crisp Cracks The Top Ten
WSU’s Cosmic Crisp Cracks The Top Ten
WSU’s Cosmic Crisp Cracks The Top Ten
Congratulations to Washington State University’s Cosmic Crisp apple.  For the first time, the new variety has moved into the top ten best-selling U.S. apple list.   According to information from Nielsen supermarket sales data by Proprietary Variety Management, the Yakima-based company contracted by WSU to commercialize the new variety, Cosmic Crip ranked #10 in volume and 8th in total sales value
Washington Commerce Director to Step Down
Washington Commerce Director to Step Down
Washington Commerce Director to Step Down
Before heading Commerce, Brown was Chancellor of the Spokane campus of Washington State University. While at WSU Spokane, Brown was instrumental in creating the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine which was founded in 2015.
Tree Fruit Days Start This Week
Tree Fruit Days Start This Week
Tree Fruit Days Start This Week
Washington State University will start their Tree Fruit Days this week for growers and producers across north central Washington.   “Topics include pest and disease management, invasive species, climate impacts on pollination, discussions on agricultural labor, and evaluating emerging technologies,” said WSU Tree Fruit Extension Specialist Tianna DuPont.  She added this is a...

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