Nov. 17 deadline for ag waste, environment abstracts

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A national conference addressing the effects of manure from agricultural operations on water, air, soil and climate is calling for abstracts. “Waste to Worth” will take place March 31–April 3 in Seattle. The deadline for abstracts is Nov. 17.

Manure to Money on Extension Engaged

The next edition of Extension Engaged will be Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 9 a.m. in room T-101 of the Food Science and Human Nutrition Building. The topic will be “Manure to Money: New Developments in Anaerobic Digestion.” You’ll get a close look at the state’s first commercial-scale digester in action and hear about WSU innovations that […]

Ecology Department awards $100,000 for anaerobic digester

Going from “rot to watt,” or turning farm waste into electricity, is the goal of a Washington State University (WSU) project that has just received a $100,000 boost from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology).  WSU will use the money to finish building a portable anaerobic digester that turns farm waste, manure and household garbage […]