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Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center


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The WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center provides research, technology, instruction, and outreach to improve agriculture, community well-being, and natural resources by bridging our land-grant mission to an increasingly urbanized Puget Sound region and beyond.


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  • Faculty Member Receives NRCS Grant

    WSU Puyallup Animal Sciences faculty member Joe Harrison has been selected as a grant recipient through the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) program. NRCS is a branch of the United States Department of Agriculture

    Dr. Harrison will receive $460,010 from NRCS to support his project—“Mobile System for Nutrient (Phosphorus) Recovery and Cost Efficient Nutrient Transport.” The project has also received an additional $150,000 in match funding from the Washington Dairy industry.

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  • Dr. Jen McIntyre co-recipient of prestigious award


    Dr. Jenifer McIntyre is part of a team of scientists selected for the prestigious SeaDoc Society Award. Dr. McIntyre and team members Dave Baldwin and Nathaniel Scholz were presented with the award at the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in April for their research into the effects of copper on Salmon.

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  • Puyallup Graduate Student Named to CSSA Board

    WSU Puyallup would like to congratulate Henry Sintim for being named Interim Graduate Student Representative to the Crop Science Society of America Board of Directors. He will join in on monthly board calls and take part in a strategic planning meeting this month in Madison, Wisconsin. Sintim is a graduate student at the Puyallup Research and Extension Center where he is researching how biodegradable plastic mulches impact soil quality and microclimates. His work could help the specialty crop industry while reducing costs and eliminating plastic waste. We are all proud to have Henry here!

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