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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; ...
Trends in Washington state organic berry production, acreage, and crop value
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2014-12)
Washington State is a national leader in organic berry production. This fact sheet summarizes recent acreage, production, and value of certified organic raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries in Washington, and provides ...
Report: Antibiotic residues on plant tissues
Antibiotics have been used to control plant diseases for over 50 years (McManus et al., 2002). The quantity of antibiotics used for crop protection is small relative to livestock production and potential human exposure ...
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.
Report: Oxytetracycline Residue Study
Oxytetracycline is a commonly used pesticide in Washington State and other regions to control the disease fire blight (Erwinia amylovora) on commercial apples and pears. It has been allowed for use in organic orchards as ...
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 ...
Trends and economics of Washington state organic blueberry production
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2015-04)
Washington State is the leading producer of organic blueberries in the U.S. In this publication, prospective and current growers will find recent data on acreage, production, and value to help them assess entry into, or ...
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.
Presentation: Current Status of Organic Agriculture in Washington State, 2012
This presentation by the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources summarizes trends in organic farming in the Pacific Northwest. Data as of December 15, 2012.
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 ...