steve jones

Jones partners with Europe in $9 M grant

PULLMAN – Stephen Jones, a Washington State University wheat breeder, will partner in a multi-nation, $9-million grant from the European Commission Research Directorate-General on a research project designed to improve the production efficiency of food, feed and biofuel crops. “If we put 100 pounds of nitrogen on wheat, we are lucky if 50 pounds ends […]

WSU’s first wheat breeder honored at dedication

“Professor William Jasper Spillman inspired students, colleagues farmers and administrators,” said Steve Jones, WSU winter wheat breeder.  “It is our hope that he continues to inspire for generations to come.”  Jones spoke before a crowd of more than 100 people at the rededication of the Spillman memorial stone on Saturday, Oct. 21.  William Jasper Spillman […]