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Dr Karkee on NBC Right Now: WSU Flower Thinning Robot

May 9, 2022
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…

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

April 27, 2022
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…

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

April 2, 2022
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…

Three Spring 2022 DEI Mini-Grant Award Winners

March 10, 2022
Congratulations to the three Spring 2022 DEI Mini-Grant Award winners:   Developing Capacity for WSU Partnerships with Local Tribes to Initiate Projects that Merge Science…

WSU Ag Research Tech, Ray Baker receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington Mint Growers Association

December 13, 2021
Ray Baker received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Washington Mint Growers Association at their annual convention on December 7 at the Three Rivers Convention…

Research into grapevine leafroll disease makes PLOS One top 10 most cited annual papers

August 31, 2021
In 2016, WSU IAREC director Naidu Rayapati published an article about how grapevine leafroll disease impacts fruit quality & actual wine produced from grapes of…

Dr. Qin Zhang publishes second book in 2021

August 24, 2021
  Dr. Qin Zhang, Director of the Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems (CPAAS) and Professor in Biological Systems Engineering department published his second…

WSU student lands FFAR Fellowship to support viticulture research, professional development

June 16, 2021
Horticulture doctoral candidate Alexa McDaniel has been awarded a Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) Fellowship, which will support her growth as a leader…

Dr. Michelle Moyer: Taking academic research to the vineyard

April 7, 2021
Special edition article published by the Yakima Herald-Republic​ honoring Dr. Michelle Moyer and her journey in viticulture from her academic research to the vineyard at…

WSU Insider: Cellulose nanocrystals insulate crops against frost damage

April 7, 2021
A new agricultural innovation from Washington State University may solve an ancient predicament: how to protect crop plants from cold damage at bud break. As…
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