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Did you know Skagit county grows 25 percent of the world's cabbage seeds? Here's what nearby gardeners and small vegetable farmers can do to help protect the crop from cross-pollination. Read more.
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WSU has filed a litigation to protect its intellectual property rights, as well as the investments the university and Washington growers have made to bring the Cosmic Crisp to market. Read more.
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Have questions about pesticides? Ask a farmer! Read more.
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Springtime means digging roots in the hops fields in Yakima Valley. Read more.
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These uniquely versatile bugs are decimating crops and infiltrating houses all across the country. Will we ever be able to get rid of them? Read more.
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A United States Department of Agriculture grant is helping to match retiring farmers on the islands with new farmers to step up and take over the business. Read more.
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A day in the life of Green Acres Farms in Yakima Valley. Read more.
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WSU plant pathologist Naidu Rayapati's research is helping our growing wine industry ward off pervasive grapevine viruses. Read more.
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The new tests are not only portable and fast, but utilize testing materials easily available to the public. Read more.
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Did you know western Washington and Oregon is the only U.S. region with a suitable climate for spinach seed production? However, growers are increasingly burdened by a devastating disease that takes their fields out of commission for decades at a time. Find out how a WSU professor is working to help growers reduce the impact of this crippling fungal disease called Fusarium. Read more.
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