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September 3, 2019


Rich Koenig Named Permanent Chair of WSU’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

Leading Washington State University’s efforts to improve understanding of the agricultural crops and soil that feed the world and fuel our economy, Professor Rich Koenig has been named permanent chair of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.

One of the largest departments at WSU, Crop and Soil Sciences is the biggest unit in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS), with more than 30 faculty members and more than 50 adjunct or affiliate faculty.



CSS Seminars

Johnson Hall 204, 1:10 p.m.

September 9

David Huggins, USDA-ARS
Sustainable Intensification and Long-Term Agroecosystem Research: The WSU Cook Agronomy Farm”

September 16

Astrid Volder, UC-Davis


Proposal Seminar

Johnson Hall 204
September 4, 1:00 p.m.
Lee Opdahl
“Investigation on the effects of metal lactates on wheat and wheat rhizosphere microorganisms”


Eggert Family Organic Farm

  • Farm Stand Open every Friday 3-6p.m.  Fresh Vegetables
  • Public Farm Tour: Thursday Sept 19th at 3 p.m.
  • Fall Harvest Festival: Saturday October 12, 10-4


CAHNRS Fall Fest

September 12, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Spillman Plaza


WSU Prosser IAREC Centennial Celebration

  • October 2 – University Event
  • October 5 – Community Celebration
    11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free and Open to Everyone!

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