Washington State University is countersuing Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company, for breach of contract and patent and trademark infringement in state and federal court. The litigation, which relates to the Cosmic Crisp apple, was filed to protect WSU’s intellectual property rights, university officials said Wednesday, March 14.March 14, 2018 5:43 p.m. read more..
Port commissioners to address issues today relating to the purchase and sale of land to Ostrom Mushroom Farms.March 13, 2018 11:50 a.m. read more..
The fate of the state’s fish farming industry is in jeopardy following the Legislature’s passage of a bill that would prohibit new, renewed or extended leases on marine net pen farms that raise “nonnative” fish. The legislation passed the Senate on March 2 and is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk, where it awaits his signature before becoming law.March 8, 2018 noon read more..
Soil pathogen testing – critical to farming, but painstakingly slow and expensive – will soon be done accurately, quickly, inexpensively and onsite, thanks to research that Washington State University scientists plant pathologists are sharing. As the name implies, these tests detect disease-causing soil pathogens that can severely devastate crops.March 7, 2018 2:08 p.m. read more..
Agencies want to increase irrigation flow through valve in the Icicle and Peshastin districtsOctober 4, 2017 6:37 a.m. read more..