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Celebrating 100 Years of Prosser IAREC

Saturday, October 5, 2019
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
24106 N. Bunn Road  |  Prosser, Washington


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WSU Prosser Celebrates 100 Years


Schedule of Events

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Educational Booths
    • Washington State Grape Society
    • What’s That Smell? (Aromas in food and wine)
    • Don’t Be Gross! (Germs and Hand washing)
    • Plants and photosynthesis
    • All About Potatoes!
    • Amazing Insects and Monarch Butterflies
    • Drones and Ground Robots
    • Soil and Water. What a Beautiful Relationship!
    • Make and Measure the Weather!
    • Prosser Graduate Student Association
    • Inland Desert Nursery – Fun with Plants!
  • Community Booths
    • Prosser EDA
    • Prosser Chamber of Commerce
    • Benton Conservation District
  • Fun activities
    • Grape Stomp photo booth
    • Agriculture coloring books – made by the WSU Graduate Students
    • Pumpkin Painting (courtesy of Prosser Memorial Hospital)
  • Vendors
    • Cascade Crust Pizza
    • Neighbor’s BBQ
    • Jade’s British Girl Treats
    • WSU Horticulture Club – Fall succulent plants for sale!
    • Preceptor Beta Omicron refreshments
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Pictures with Butch T. Coug
  • Dunk the Scientist (until 2:20 PM)


Event Highlights

Pictures with Butch T. Coug!

Butch T. Coug will be at WSU Prosser from 12:00 to 2:00 PM on Saturday. Say “Hi” and snap a photo with your favorite Coug!

Dunk the Scientist

WSU Prosser IAREC Scientists are ready to be dunked… for charity, of course! Help your favorite scientist earn fundraising bragging rights, while giving back to the community.


The Dunking Schedule:
  • 12:20 PM – Markus Keller (Horticulture) – Benton County Humane Society
  • 12:40 PM – Michelle Moyer (Horticulture) – Prosser Friends of the Library Outdoor Learning Center
  • 1:00 PM – Gwen Hoheisel (Extension) – Prosser Friends of the Library Outdoor Learning Center
  • 1:20 PM – Max Feldman (USDA) – Prosser Boys and Girls Club
  • 1:40 PM – Faith Critzer (Food Science) – Prosser FFA
  • 2:00 PM – Troy Peters (Biological Systems Engineering) – Prosser Friends of the Library Outdoor Learning Center


WSU Prosser IAREC would like to thank our Centennial Partner & Sponsors for their support!



Platinum Sponsors

$2,501 to $5,000

And, a special Thank You to our Rose Garden Sponsors and supporters!


Grandview Lumber

Yellow Rose Nursery

Tri-Cities Rose Society

Washington State Crop Improvement Association

Crimson Sponsors

$1,001 to $2,500



Grey Sponsors

Up to $1,000