CAHNRS Team Interdisciplinary Award

Congratulations to the winners of the CAHNRS Team Interdisciplinary Award: Vince Jones Ute Chambers Betsy Beers Jay Brunner Brad Petit Gary Grove Jerry Tangren Timothy Smith Wendy Jones. Their teamwork and hard work is a testament of our department, and well deserving of recognition among peers across the college. Please join in congratulating them for… » More ...

Promotion

It is a great pleasure to announce that our very own Dr. Jeb Owen has been promoted to Associate Professor/Associate Scientist with tenure, effective July 1, 2013. Please join me us sending him sincere congratulations and all best wishes for continued success at WSU and in the Department of Entomology! » More ...

New Study Adds Urgency to Eliminating Nitrogen Emissions in Antioch

John Stark’s work was mentioned in the On-Line Wild Equity Institute article (2/8/2013), New Study Adds Urgency to Eliminating Nitrogen Emissions in Antioch. The article references his publication Effects of herbicides on Behr’s metalmark butterfly, a surrogate species for the endangered butterfly, Lange’s metalmark. Environmental Pollution 164: (2012) 24-27. To read the article go to:… » More ...

Congratulations Dr. Crowder!

Dr. David Crowder has been awarded one of the WSU CAHNRS and Extension Internal Grants for 2013.  His project, Developing Decision Support Tools for Pacific Northwest Potato Crops, will receive $50,000.  In addition to Dave Crowder the research team consists of Bill Snyder, Carrie Wohleb & Tim Waters (Entomology MS, 2002 & PhD, 2005) graduate. » More ...

Researchers see more West Nile virus in orchards

January 2013, WSU News Washington State University researchers have linked orchards and vineyards with a greater prevalence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes and the insects’ ability to spread the virus to birds, horses and people. The finding, reported in the latest issue of the journal PLOS ONE, is the most finely scaled look at… » More ...

AgriNorthwest Internship

The Internship Program at AgriNorthwest is designed to evaluate college students as potential employees, while allowing college students the opportunity to gain work experience.  Management will focus on recruiting students in their junior or senior year who have a desire and aptitude to work in production agriculture.  Interns will be recruited from various colleges and… » More ...

Beekeeping Webinar

Beekeeper and WSU faculty member Natalie Boyle is offering WSU students an introduction to beekeeping during a free one-hour webinar. Boyle will introduce honey bee biology, discuss the tools needed for beekeeping, show a 10-minute video of herself working a hive, and hold a Q & A session. The webinar is available through WSU’s CougSync… » More ...