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Mark Whitmore

Mark Whitmore is on a journey to save east coast hemlocks

Apr 29, 2021

Cornell University entomologist Mark Whitmore, a native of Buckley, Washington has made La Conner his base since January while scouring the north Puget Sound region for the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) an aphid-like, invasive insect.

Hackathon winning team

Food supply chain app wins digital ag hackathon, co-chaired by Dr. Steven Wolf

Mar 9, 2021

“As several students and mentors pointed out, the chance to jump on the computer and get together with a diverse group of smart, engaged people from around the world that share an interest in digital agriculture was an amazing opportunity,” said Steven Wolf, associate professor of natural resources (CALS) and faculty chair of the hackathon. Pethybridge and Hakim Weatherspoon, professor of computer science, served as hackathon co-chairs.