Skip to main content Skip to navigation
Inspired solutions for the future of agriculture and the environment.
Learn More Program Areas

Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources

Perspectives on Sustainability

Cows walking through a grassy path in a forest

2023 BIOAg Award Announcement

One of the clearest examples of CSANR impact is through BIOAg, a competitive grant program designed to promote research, education, and Extension work in biologically intensive, organic, and sustainable agriculture systems. In the last five years alone, BIOAg projects have leveraged over $24 million through federally funded grants, state initiatives, and university projects based on an initial Center investment of $2 million.
Hands holding beaker and pouring a liquid into it

Nano Tools for Managing Plant Diseases

There is no silver bullet to manage agricultural pests. Growers generally rely on a combination of cultural, genetic, chemical, and alternative pest management approaches to keep pest populations below economic threshold levels. Use of synthetic pesticides is thus an integral component of conventional pest management programs. However, improper use of pesticides can lead to potential issues such as pesticide residues, crop damage, human health hazards, and environmental pollution.
Kangaroo and joey in kangaroo pouch over grass

Can Baby Kangaroos Help Address Climate Change?

Okay, okay- while baby kangaroos singlehandedly solving climate change is out of the question, the potential for baby kangaroo droppings to help decrease methane emissions is an exciting prospect!
Blog Archives Subscribe to Blog

Follow Us

Book cover titled Advances in Dryland Farming in the Inland Pacific Northwest EM108 Washington State University ExtensionNOW AVAILABLE

Advances in Dryland Farming in the Inland Pacific Northwest

Packed with tools, resources, and the most current research, this book supports farmers as they make decisions relating to productivity, resilience, and their bottom lines.

Free Printed Copy(Just pay shipping. While supplies last) FREE Digital Download (file type)