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Washington State University Extension of Benton and Franklin Counties connects area residents to the research and knowledge bases of the state’s land grant research university providing solutions to local problems and stimulating local economies. Our county-based educators work with partners in your communities to provide educational programs and leverage the broad resources of a major university to resolve issues and create a positive future for Benton and Franklin Counties and area residents.

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Today’s fast paced society is bustling with a sometimes overwhelming amount of internet articles, blogs and other resources. It seems a simple internet search can teach you how to do just about anything. But tread carefully! Much of this information is not necessarily research based, and in some cases can prove to be costly.

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WSU Extension News

WSU’s Green Times – October 2015

Events Cultivating Success Fall Courses Agricultural Entrepreneurship

Jefferson and Clallam Counties: Chimacum, Oct – Dec.  Information.

Mason County: Shelton and web option, Oct 20 – Dec 8.  Register.

NEW! Advancing Your Farm Plan – Managing Risk

Snohomish and Spokane Counties: Oct 1 – Nov 19. Information.

2015 Tilth Producers Conference

Spokane Nov 13-15. Register.

WSU Fruit school on apple, pear horticulture

Wenatchee Nov 18-19. Register.

Cascadia Grains Conference

Save the date! January 9, 2016 Information.

Honey bee on borage flower. Photo by Sylvia Kantor/WSU. WSU faculty, students share expertise at organic farming ... » More ...

WSU Harvest Celebration coming to new location

Eggert Family Organic Farm hosts WSU's harvest celebration for the first time this fall

Reduced till goes organic: Q&A with soil scientist

WSU soil scientist Doug Collins brings no-till benefits to farmers

Voice of the Vine – September 2015

Optical sorter, economic impact of Washington wine industry, smoke taint on grapes, earliest Washington grape harvest ever, Congressmen visit Wine Science Center, register for winery tours, Cheers! column


This month's column toasting WSU V&E achievements features WSU professors Dr. Jim Harbertson, Dr. Tom Collins and Dr. Markus Keller.
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