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NWREC Spotlight: Kayla Spawton

Congratulations to NWREC student Kayla Spawton for presenting aspects of her PhD research project on Stemphylium leaf spot of spinach at the Texas Spinach Field Day near Crystal City, TX on February 16, 2022. The field day was attended by ~100 spinach growers, seed company personnel, researchers, extension specialists, graduate students, postdoctorates, and Texas Department of Agriculture staff…

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WSU Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research & Extension Center is one of four WSU Research Centers operated by the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) housing several research programs, including entomology, soil science, small fruit horticulture, vegetable horticulture, vegetable pathology, vegetable seed pathology, weed science, and plant breeding. The research center works to solve plant-related problems, and develop cost-effective and environmentally-sound plant production practices based directly on results from experimental field, greenhouse and laboratory research trials.

WSU NWREC follows all WSU COVID-19 policies. WSU Mount Vernon NWREC remains open by appointment only, however research and extension activities are continuing through a mix of in-person and virtual technologies. Contact us to schedule an event or for an appointment.

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The mission of Washington State University Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research & Extension Center is to serve the agricultural, horticultural, and natural resource science interests of the state through research and extension activities that are enhanced by the unique conditions of northwestern Washington: its mild, marine climate, rich alluvial soils, diverse small and mid-sized farming enterprises, and unique rural-urban interface.