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December 3, 2018


Andy Bary, Senior Scientific Assistant in Puyallup (Crop & Soil Sciences) was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington Organics Recycling Council.



Upcoming Holiday Schedule and December Reduced Operations Schedule:

  • December 24 – Christmas Holiday
  • December 25 – Christmas Day
  • December 26 – Reduced Operations
  • December 27 – Reduced Operations
  • December 28 – Reduced Operations
  • December 31 – Reduced Operations
  • January 1 – New Year’s Day



Crop and Soil Science Seminars

Johnson Hall 204, 1:10-2:00 p.m.

December 3 – 

  • Patrick Freeze
    “Effects of iron minerals in iron-enriched compost on lead and arsenic sequestration and bioavailability in contaminated soil”
  • Anjuman Islam“Soil Microbial Community Siderophore Production and Soil Health in Concord Vineyards”
  • Tara Burke
    “Indaziflam Resistance in Winter Wheat”
  • Abdelsalam Aldarmon
    “Effect of pyrolysis temperature and feedstock on biochar characteristics and potential biochar effects on chemical and physical properties of sandy soil”

December 10 –

  • Tanya Cheeke, Assistant Professor, WSU-Tri-Cities School of Environment
  • Jeremy Thompson
    “Field bindweed: Breaking rhizomatous bud dormancy to improve control”


Management Matters for Soil Health Workshop

January 22, 8:30-3:30 p.m.
Banyans on the Ridge




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