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  • 2018 crop protection guide for tree fruits in Washington 

    DuPont, Tianna; Beers, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Hull), 1955-; Nottingham, Louis, 1972-; Grove, Gary G.; Amiri, Achour; Sosnoskie, Lynn M.; Daniels, Catherine H., 1957-; Blakey, Rob; Schmidt, Tory; Kangiser, Joel; Klaus, Michael; Taylor, Lagene F.; Steffen, Gerald R.; Ruiz, Shelby N.; Jones, Wendy (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-03)
  • Baby corn 

    Miles, Carol A.; O'Dea, Justin; Daniels, Catherine H., 1957-; King, Jacqueline (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-03)
    Fresh baby corn is eaten in its entirety and has a crisp texture and a subtle, slightly sweet corn flavor. Although almost all the baby corn found in the United States is imported from Asia in pickled or canned form, fresh ...
  • Anthracnose canker management plan for commercial apple orchards in Western Washington 

    Garton, Whitney; Miles, Carol A.; Mazzola, Mark (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-02)
    Anthracnose canker, caused by the fungal pathogen Neofabraea malicorticis (synonym Cryptosporiopsis curvispora), and potentially Phlyctema vagabunda (synonym Neofabraea alba), is a major disease, limiting apple production ...
  • Edamame 

    Miles, Carol A.; Daniels, Catherine H., 1957-; Zenz, Leslie; King, Jacqueline (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-02)
    Edamame is a specialty vegetable soybean that originated in China more than 2000 years ago. Today it is known as a traditional Japanese vegetable Edamame is a Japanese word which translates to English as “branched bean”. ...
  • An economic analysis of three soil improvement practices in the Columbia Basin, Washington State 

    Tozer, Peter R.; Galinato, Suzette P.; McGuire, Andrew; Granatstein, David (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    Soil improvement practices are ways to maintain or improve soil quality and thereby soil productivity. The objective in this research was to estimate the costs and benefits of three soil improvement practices in the Columbia ...
  • An introduction to midwifery care and out-of-hospital birth in Washington State 

    Eggleston, Kristin; Fischer, Vivianne, 1979-; Ord, Gina; Soliday, Elizabeth (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    Having up-to-date information on available options for birth care helps women and their families make decisions that suit them best. In this article, we aim to inform families, family support professionals, educators, and ...
  • Pea shoots 

    Miles, Carol A.; O'Dea, Justin; Daniels, Catherine H., 1957-; King, Jacqueline (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    Pea shoots are the young, tender vine tips of green or garden peas. This specialty vegetable crop is eaten fresh in salads, lightly steamed or saute?ed in stir-fries, or served as an attractive edible garnish often placed ...
  • Vineyard nutrient management in Washington State 

    Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Singer, Stacy D.; Davenport, Joan R.; Hoheisel, Gwen-Alyn (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    Understanding the nutrient requirements of perennial fruit crops is paramount to the longevity and sustainability of a commercial operation. This guide provides basic information on grape plant nutritional requirements, ...
  • Connecting the dots : youth development frameworks and the essential elements of 4-H 

    White, Alison; Scanga, Lauren Hrncirik; Weybright, Elizabeth (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    With a plethora of youth development research and theories to scour and assess, deciding how to best support Positive Youth Development (PYD) can be daunting. However, a review of numerous frameworks proposed and validated ...
  • An introduction to cavity-nesting bees in the Puget Sound region 

    Bloom, Elias H.; Olsson, Rachel L.; Wine, Emily H.; Schaeffer, Robert N.; Crowder, David W. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    Cavity-nesting bees are important pollinators, contributing billions of dollars in global pollination services each year. Adequate nesting resources across agricultural and natural landscapes are essential for the survival ...
  • Completing a successful feasibility study for an anaerobic digestion project 

    Jensen, Jim; Frear, Craig, 1964-; Kruger, Chad E.; Yorgey, Georgine (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    Today, anaerobic digesters require significant up-front expenditures. As the cost and complexity of anaerobic digesters has grown, so has the demand for analysis of the technical systems and the financial costs and benefits. ...
  • Physical management of pest birds in agricultural settings 

    Caskin, Tyler P.; Cirillo, Kimberly A.; Adams-Progar, Amber L. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    Since their introduction to the east coast of the United States in the early 20th century, European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) have become an invasive, non-native species causing high-impact economic and ecological damage. ...
  • Integrated management of mustard species in wheat production systems 

    Lyon, Drew J.; Burke, Ian Cristofer, 1973-; Campbell, Joan M. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-01)
    Mustard species commonly infest winter wheat fields and can cause significant yield losses if not controlled. This publication focuses on blue mustard (Chorispora tenella), flixweed (Descurainia sophia), and tumble mustard ...
  • 2018 pest management guide for grapes in Washington 

    Daniels, Catherine H., 1957-; Sosnoskie, Lynn M., 1972-; Miller, Timothy W.; Walsh, Douglas; Zasada, Inga; Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Rayapati, Naidu; Hoheisel, Gwen-Alyn (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-12)
    The Pest Management Guide for Grapes in Washington presents various chemicals and their uses against pest problems in Washington vineyards. While the recommendations are based on eastern Washington conditions, the information ...
  • Creating safe spaces through mutual affirmation 

    Wallace, Michael; White, Alison; Deen, Mary Katherine; Jensen, Mike (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-12)
    4-H activities including 4-H clubs, camps, fairs, and after school programs are intended to be spaces where youth have the opportunity to develop belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity. However, developing positive ...
  • Accepted here! : food access programs at Washington State farmers markets 

    Donovan, Colleen; Ordóñez, Rita; Kinney, Karen; Briggs, Suzanne; Ostrom, Marcia (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-11)
    Across the country, farmers markets have become key actors in a burgeoning “food access” movement. The concept of “food access” builds on long-held goals such as reducing hunger, building community food security, promoting ...
  • How much starter grain should a pre-weaned dairy calf be eating? 

    Moore, Dale A.; Adams-Progar, Amber; Sischo, William M. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-11)
    Pre-weaned dairy calves need starter grain to initiate rumen development. Bacteria in the rumen begin to utilize nutrients from the starter grain and produce volatile fatty acids that assist with rumen development and feed ...
  • Food extrusion processing : an overview 

    Gu, Bon-Jae; Kowalski, Ryan J.; Ganjyal, Girish M. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-11)
    Extrusion processing is a commonly used processing technology in the food industry with a wide number of applications. It is a processing system that utilizes a single screw or a set of screws to force food materials through ...
  • 2018 cranberry pest management guide 

    Patten, Kim D., 1953-; Daniels, Catherine H., 1957- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-11)
    The following information lists and describes chemical control measures suggested for the more common insect pests and diseases of cranberries. The recommendations are based on research by Washington State University, the ...
  • Peaches : value-added food products 

    Smith, Stephanie A.; Medina-Meza, Ilce G.; Ganjyal, Girish M. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-10)
    Peaches are a very nutritious fruit, grown in the state of Washington, and typically harvested between the months of June through September. Peaches are consumed as fresh fruit, as puree, mousse and smoothies, as topping ...

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