Column: Creating opportunities for agriculture research
Last updated 9/26/2019 at 11:38am
With over 300 different commodities, Washington state has one of the most diverse agriculture industries in the country, and we are recognized around the world as a top producer of specialty crops. From apples and tree fruit to hops and wine grapes, Washington has cultivated a unique community of growers and producers who are leading the country in agriculture research and innovation. Promoting specialty crop research should be a no brainer.
The Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) supports critical research being done on everything from soil health to pest management in specialty cro...