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WSU Working To Address Shortage Of Ag Teachers
WSU Working To Address Shortage Of Ag Teachers
WSU Working To Address Shortage Of Ag Teachers
Filling Ag teaching positions is becoming more and more difficult for school districts not just across the Northwest, but nationally as well.  And it’s not an issue of pay, or location, but a lack of young people pursuing a career as an Ag teacher.  But Washingto...
WSU To Host Pumpkin U Pick In Coming Weeks
WSU To Host Pumpkin U Pick In Coming Weeks
WSU To Host Pumpkin U Pick In Coming Weeks
Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm will host U-Pick pumpkin times starting later this week.  Visit the farm Friday, September 30th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., or Saturday October 1st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to find the pumpk...
WSU Receives Two New Combines Thanks to Grain Commission
WSU Receives Two New Combines Thanks to Grain Commission
WSU Receives Two New Combines Thanks to Grain Commission
It will now be a bit easier for students working at Washington State University’s Spillman Agronomy Farm.  Thanks to a nearly $500,000 gift from the Washington Grain Commission, WSU purchased two new Zurn plot combine harvesters, which arrived earlier this year.   "...
WSU Relocates Livestock Event
WSU Relocates Livestock Event
WSU Relocates Livestock Event
Washington's state 4-H livestock judging contest is on the move.  WSU announced Thursday the contest, set for Saturday, will take place at the Grant County Fairgrounds in Moses Lake, WA.  The annual event is typically held in September at the Washington state fairgrounds in Puyallup. “The Grant...
Wine Minute: Extreme Cold And Vineyards
Wine Minute: Extreme Cold And Vineyards
Wine Minute: Extreme Cold And Vineyards
How much of a concern are extreme cold temperatures on PNW grapevines? Washington State University's Dr. Markus Keller has the latest on his cold hardiness research. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail gvaagen@cherrycreekmedia... Read More ...
WSU Warns Horse Owners About Dangers Behind Painkillers
WSU Warns Horse Owners About Dangers Behind Painkillers
WSU Warns Horse Owners About Dangers Behind Painkillers
According to a Recent Survey, many horse owners purchase painkilling and potentially dangerous drugs without first having a veterinarian examine their horse. That survey found that roughly 27% bought painkillers from noncompliant sources, that would fall outside the veterinarian-clients-patient relationship, while 20% acquired the drugs from a feed store, nearly 13% had purchased them on-line and
Light Stripe Rust Detected In The PNW
Light Stripe Rust Detected In The PNW
Light Stripe Rust Detected In The PNW
Washington State University said stripe rust was discovered around the Mt. Vernon area earlier this month. The wheat stripe rust, discovered April 13th-14th, was up to 60% severity on susceptible varieties, while barley stripe rust was up to 40% severity in susceptible varieties ...

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