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Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center

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

Joe Harrison is an Animal Sciences faculty member at WSU Puyallup.
Joe Harrison is an Animal Sciences faculty member at WSU Puyallup.

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. » More …

Climate adaptation team wins award for educational materials

Liz Whitefield

The Animal Ag in a Changing Climate team—a collaborative project which includes WSU Puyallup Research Associate Liz Whitefield—was awarded the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Blue Ribbon Award for educational materials. The Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Awards Competition, sponsored by EOPD-208 Extension Committee, promotes excellence in informational materials which contribute to the understanding of agricultural and biological engineering subjects outside of the traditional classroom setting. Their web page (http://animalagclimatechange.org/) includes a blog,  short videos, fact sheets, and a free-online course about climate change that has been completed by nearly 100 … » More …