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Dr Karkee on NBC Right Now: WSU Flower Thinning Robot

Manoj Karkee reports that WSU’s Agricultural Automation group of the Biological Systems Engineering Department has just begun testing their newest robot. Dr. Karkee is trying to develop a robotic solution that would have a camera that…

Behnaz Molaei receives the AFW’s Karen P. Depauw Leadership Award

Behnaz Molaei won the leadership award: “The Karen P. DePauw Leadership Award” from the Association for Faculty Women (AFW) and the Graduate School. The award has been given during a special ceremony on April 7. The Karen P. DePauw Leadership Award…

Dr. Michelle Moyer and team’s publication selected as 2022 Best Viticulture Paper

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Moyer and her team! The following publication in the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV) was selected as 2022 Best Viticulture Paper by the American Society for Enology and Viticulture…

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The Washington State University, Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (WSU Prosser IAREC) is the focal point for the University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), and the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) research, extension, and plant certification programs that address the concerns of irrigated agriculture.

An estimated two-thirds of the agricultural production in the state comes from irrigated land, making such research of vital interest to Washington’s economy, both for intrastate distribution and exportation.

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2019 Centennial Report

IAREC celebrated 100-years of exceptional research in 2019.  The 2019 annual report shares some highlights from the last 100-years.

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