Tag: organic agriculture

WSU hosts organic tree fruit workshop

WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension hosted a workshop focused on organic production methods for apples, cherries and other fruits.

Riding the Nitrogen Cycle

Got nitrogen? If plants asked questions, that might be one farmers would hear frequently. For plants, nitrogen is food. By talking to the region’s small…

Transitioning to Dryland Organic, People, Small Bites, Events

Failing for Success: Transitioning to Organic Grain on the Palouse What choices do Palouse farmers have when they want to convert conventional agricultural land into…

Local Wheat, Small Bites, People, Events, Connections

Local Wheat? Could Be Sweet, Say West Side Bakers Wheat growers west of the Cascades could bring in more profit by supplying wheat to local…

Organic Vineyard, Research Winemaker, VEEN

WSU’s First Certified-Organic Wine Grape Vineyard Harvests First Study on Weed Control As vineyard acreage in western Washington continues to increase, more farmers seek strategies…

Climate Change, Viruses

Climate Change, Grain Production Is Focus of $20 Million Grant for UI, WSU, OSU Helping one of the largest wheat producing regions in the world…

Beef Nutrition, Stemless Cherries, Organic Ag

WSU Scientist Working to Improve Nutrients in Beef “You are what you eat” pretty well sums up research being conducted by WSU animal scientist Mark…

Potatoes, Dryland Organic, Holiday Schedule

Packing More Nutritional Punch into the Already Powerful Potato The humble spud, already a nutritional powerhouse, is set to get a major health-benefiting boost due…

Strawberries, Peppermint, Beefing Up the Future

Study Finds Commercial Organic Strawberry Farms Have Better Fruit and Soil, Lower Environmental Impact Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit…

Best Paper (Yet Again!), Organic Vineyards

WSU Wine Scientists Add another Jewel to the Crown WSU scientists have a long string of Best Paper Awards from the American Journal of Enology…

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