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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; ...
Proceedings: Nitrogen cycling and partitioning under alternative organic orchard floor management strategies
(Western Nutrient Management Symposium, Salt Lake City, 2007)
Organic orchard systems are a significant and growing component of Washington State agriculture, yet sustainable methods of nitrogen (N) fertility and weed management remain a challenge. Nutrient supply is dependent on ...
Proceedings: 3rd National Organic Tree Fruit Research Symposium. Chelan, WA, Selections
This section of the Proceedings 3rd National Organic Tree Fruit Research Symposium includes two presentations by David Granatstein and members of the WSU Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources: "Organic ...
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: An assessment of organic farming research, teaching, and extension at Washington State University
There is growing interest in organic farming in the United States, and some organizations are summarizing land grant university work on the topic. To characterize organic research, teaching and extension activities at ...
Trends in organic tree fruit production in Washington State, 1988-1998
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2000-12)
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 ...