October in the News
Faculty Hosts Visitor from Massey University
Dr. Debbie Inglis and Babette Gundersen recently hosted Dr. Nick Roskruge at WSU Mount Vernon NWREC. Nick is of Atiawa ki Taranaki and Ngati Tama-ariki descent, and a potato researcher and senior lecturer in horticulture and Maori resource and environmental management for the Institute of Natural Resources at Massey University in New Zealand.
Dr. Roskruge presented a seminar at NWREC titled, “Maori Food Knowledge and Production Systems in New Zealand. He was accompanied by his research associate, Turi McFarlane, and Dr. Chuck Brown, USDA potato geneticist at WSU Prosser IAREC.