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Trends in Washington state organic agriculture 2004-2011
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2013-02)
Organic agriculture expanded rapidly in Washington state from 2004-2009 due to growing consumer demand. The recession years slowed growth nationally and this was reflected in a decline in acreage in the state. While overall ...
2010 cost estimates of establishing and producing organic apples in washington
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2011)
Production costs and returns vary greatly for any particular orchard operation due to case-specific capital, labor, and natural resources; crop yields; type and size of machinery implements; input prices; cultural practices; ...
Presentation: Organic tree fruit trends, 2013
These slides presented by the WSU-Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources document growth in organic fruit sales during the 2000s in the United States.
Proceedings: Has the Organic Bubble Burst? Current Trends in Organic Tree Fruit Production
Is there a bubble for organic fruit? Probably not. Global production of all organic horticultural crops has expanded dramatically over the past several years, increasing 56% from 2005 to 2008, compared to a 10% increase ...
Presentation: Orchard understory management options
This presentation describes options for orchard understory management, describing the effect of these options on weed competition with trees, nutrient dynamics, water management, rodent habitat, insect habitat, and economic ...
Report: Soil quality investment priorities
The continued capacity of soil to be productive is essential to meeting the world’s needs for food and fiber. Producers in Washington State are keenly interested in managing their soils effectively. Specific industry needs ...
Presentation: Recent Trends in Certified Organic Tree Fruit, Washington State 2012
The following set of slides presents the current data on organic tree fruit area and production for Washington State, with some associated global and national data. Data come from various sources including certifiers [e.g., ...
Presentation: Fire blight: Current products, research grants, and regulatory
This workshop presentation considers products, research grants, and regulatory status related to fire blight in agriculture.
Presentation: Current status of certified organic agriculture in Washington State, 2014
The WSU Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (CSANR) has been providing statistical profiles on the Washington State organic sector since 2000. Annual updates on all crops reported have been done since ...