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Researchers smoke grapes to see how it affects wine

PROSSER — Smoke is one of those things you don’t want to taste in a wine.

Updated 6 days, 15 hours ago
Washington State Wine Commission launches wine app

SEATTLE—The Washington State Wine Commission kicked off August as Washington Wine Month today by launching a brand-new website for the state’s wine industry,...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
WSU to lead national AI research institute for agriculture

PULLMAN – With a new $20 million federal grant, Washington State University will lead a major research institute to develop artificial intelligence (AI) solu...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Gebbers Farms reaches settlement with L&I over COVID-related fines

BREWSTER — In a case likely watched in the central Washington fruit industry, Brewster-based cherry and apple grower Gebbers Farms agreed to spend nearly $2 million to improve conditions for workers in an agreeme...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Asian giant hornet sighted in northwestern Washington near Blaine

BLAINE — The Asian Giant Hornet is back.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
High-tech orchard: Drones, sensors poised to revolutionize apple industry

GRANDVIEW — It’s 16 acres of the “apple from hell.”

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Bee-impersonating flies show pollinator potential

PULLMAN, Wash. – A tiny bee imposter, the syrphid fly, may be a big help to some gardens and farms, new research from Washington State University shows.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
USA Pears wins social media award

PORTLAND, Ore. — USA Pears has won an award for Best In-House Digital Marketing Campaign for a series of videos highlighting Pacific Northwest pear growers.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Wild yeast may hold key to reducing sugar content in wine

Creating wine is a balancing act between the quality of harvested grapes and the types of microorganisms that ferment grape juice. Too much sugar during the ...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Cannabis research center established at Washington State University

PULLMAN – Washington State University’s early efforts on cannabis research have now grown into a full, multi-disciplinary research center with nearly 100 sci...