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Working paper: The economic value of biochar in crop production and carbon sequestration
This paper estimates the economic value of biochar application on agricultural cropland for carbon sequestration and its soil amendment properties. In particular, we consider the carbon emissions avoided when biochar is ...
Report: Current trends in organic tree fruit production
Organic fruit production is the largest segment of organic farming in Washington State by acreage and farm-gate value. With depressed prices for conventional apples and pears, many growers have considered organic production ...
Report: Lack of evidence for direct linkage of plant agriculture use of oxytetracycline to antibiotic resistance in human pathogens
There are numerous reports that the use of antibiotics in animal production is associated with increase of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in animals, waste-water, and manure (for some examples see references 11, 31,33). A ...
Proceedings: Current status of organic research and education in Washington and Oregon
Organic farming has grown rapidly in Washington and Oregon over the past 15 years. Certified organic acreage in Washington alone increased 8-fold between 1993 and 2002. Yet the approximately 57,000 certified acres in the ...
Proceedings: Organic tree fruit production, promise, and pitfalls
Organic food sales in the U.S. and other countries continue to grow at an estimated 20 to 25% per year. This has occurred for the past 10 years and shows no sign of abating (Fig. 1). The Organic Trade Association estimates ...
1992 alternative crop rotation enterprise budgets : eastern Whitman County, Washington State
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 1992-09)
Trends in Washington state organic agriculture
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2009)
This summary presents highlights from the 2008 "Profile of Organic Crops in Washington State" which provides an estimate of certified organic crop acre - age. The full report, compiled by the Washington State University ...
Status of organic tree fruit in Washington state
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2012)
The data presented in this report are intended to provide a reference for those trying to understand the historical trends for organic tree fruit production in the state of Washington. The discussion focuses exclusively ...
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 ...
Amber waves : a sourcebook for sustainable dryland farming in the northwestern United States
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Agricultural Research Center., 1992)