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Employment Opportunity | Pesticide Review Assistant (Program Assistant; #129495)
The Washington State Pest Management Resource Service (WSPRS) at WSU Puyallup is seeking a half-time (50% FTE) Program Assistant. This classified staff position has the primary responsibility of reviewing publications for conformance to WSU Pesticide Policy. In addition, they will track WSU compliance with Collective Experimental Use permit requirements and perform various pesticide recommendation and label-related projects. Candidates must demonstrate careful attention to detail and have strong time management skills.Read Story
Faculty published and featured in local news
In addition, her team recently launched an interactive map geared to help track where dangerous key areas for salmon are located so preventative measures can take place. The map was featured on KING 5 News.Read Story
WSU scientist’s species discovery helps save colorful peony from ugly disease
Student researcher Andrea Garfinkel, right, chats with a farm worker in a Netherlands peony field during a 2015 visit. For the past three years, Garfinkel has researched diseases of peonies, discovering multiple new species of the Botrytis pathogen.
A symbol of good fortune and happy marriage, the peony has been a beloved centerpiece of floral arrangements and wedding bouquets for hundreds of years.
Pacific Northwest farmers have found success growing these bountiful blooms for a thriving global market. But they’re held back by a devastating … » More …Read Story
- Employment Opportunity | Pesticide Review Assistant (Program Assistant; #129495)
- Faculty published and featured in local news
- WSU scientist’s species discovery helps save colorful peony from ugly disease
- Markus Flury wins soil physics medal
- Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott Receives Scientific Writing Award
- PhD student given Award of Excellence by GPSA
- Graduate Student Wins Alexander A. Smick Scholarship
- Faculty Member Receives NRCS Grant
- Faculty Awarded WSU Grand Challenges Seed Grant
- Graduate and PhD students published in journal