Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Superficial scald risk assessment assay for apples 

    Blakey, Rob; Rudell, David R., 1972- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-10)
    Superficial scald is a major physiological storage disorder in apples which limits storage potential of the fruit. Scald development is affected by a number of pre- and postharvest factors, including: light exposure and ...
  • Unmanned aerial systems in agriculture. Part 2, Sensors 

    Khot, Lav R. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-09)
    The emergence of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) has enhanced possibilities of acquiring high-resolution multispectral (i.e., few spectral bands) images of agricultural fields at a temporal resolution controlled by the user. ...
  • Wholesale buyers guide to Washington grapevine quarantines 

    Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Cooper, Cindy (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-09)
    The production of juice and wine grapes in Washington State plays a major role in its agricultural and related economies. From the farm gate value of fruit to revenue generated by tourism, it is a vital industry in the ...
  • Hugelkultur : what is it, and should it be used in home gardens? 

    Chalker-Scott, Linda (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-08)
    Hügelkultur is a German term meaning hillock or mound cultivation. It is a method of building garden and landscape beds using woody material, garden debris, and soil arranged in long, tunnel-shaped mounds. This publication ...
  • 4-H publications and projects 

    Unknown author (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-08)
    4-H curriculum is available to everyone. The collection of resources for 4-H experiential learning is constantly expanding. You don’t have to be part of a traditional club to use materials developed for 4-H. 4-H offers a ...
  • Lady beetles : should we buy them for our gardens? 

    Chalker-Scott, Linda; Bush, Michael R. (Michael Robert), 1962- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-07)
    Lady beetles are a popular biocontrol method for aphids in home gardens and landscapes. Many gardeners purchase these insects at nurseries, garden centers, and online. This publication will discuss the drawbacks to using ...
  • Preventive controls for human food : an overview 

    Ganjyal, Girish M.; Coles, Claudia G. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-07)
    The safety of the food that we process and serve to the public is very important. Keeping our food safe in the production, packaging, and distribution and until it reaches the consumer is critical. The Food Safety Modernization ...
  • Tobacco rattle virus in peonies : a reference guide for cut flower and rootstock producers 

    Garfinkel, Andrea R.; Steinlage, Todd; Chumley, Janice; Chastagner, Gary A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-07)
    Tobacco rattle virus (TRV), previously referred to as Peony ringspot virus or Peony mosaic virus, is one of the most widespread viruses of peonies. There have been reports of this virus throughout Asia, Europe, New Zealand, ...

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