Agriculture

Program Contact: Andrew McGuire, Grant County Director
(509) 754-2011 • andrew.mcguire@wsu.edu

Relevant Links & Information

Pests

Pacific Northwest Online Guides of Weed, Insect, & Plant Disease Management

The Washington State University, Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC)  is the focal point for the University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), and the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) research, extension, and certification programs that address the concerns of irrigated agriculture.

Grant County Horticultural Pest and Disease Board – The board investigates complaints filed by commercial growers concerning uncontrolled horticultural pests and diseases.

WSU Small Farms Team
Washington State University Small Farms Team provides research-based information and educational programs for farmers, consumers, decision-makers, and others involved in local food systems.

WSU URBAN IPM AND Pesticide SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAM

Study Materials and recertification courses, http://pep.wsu.edu

Weather

AgWeatherNet – The Washington Agricultural Weather Network, WSU Prosser

Other Relevant Links

Washington State University Small Farms Team provides research-based information and educational programs for farmers, consumers, decision-makers, and others involved in local food systems.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map – Maps can be downloaded from the website or an interactive interface with zip-code specific zone information can be used.


Through educational programs and developmental activities, facilitation processes, and leadership development, WSU Grant-Adams Area Extension is working to increase agricultural profitability and competitiveness while preserving or enhancing the natural resource and rural environment. Grant-Adams Area Extension office agricultural faculty specialize in producing better produce with technology, animal science programming, conservation through high residue farming, and integrated pest management.