Free recipes featured in Colville tribal calendar

  Salmon soup with wapato and cattail shoots  Ingredients:   12 wapato roots, camas or small new potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 6-8 cattail shoots or asparagus, trimmed of woody exterior and sliced 6 green onions, or 8-10 wild onions 4 cups of water 5 juniper berries 1 pound of salmon steak   […]

Precision aggets it right

At the WSU Cook Agronomy Farm, USDA-ARS soil scientist David Huggins is developing a new generation of agricultural “tools” that may allow farmers to manage dryland crops down to the square meter. According to Chad Kruger, BIOAg educator for CSANR, the precision nitrogen management program is one of the obvious home runs of the Climate […]

Cook appointed trustee for state life-science fund

Governor Christine Gregoire appointed James Cook, former dean of CAHNRS, a trustee for the state’s new Life Sciences Discovery Fund, a world-class research and development fund for agriculture, biomedical and information technology. The project will use bonus money Gregoire earned the state by negotiating a multibillion-dollar settlement with the tobacco industry. The governor said the […]