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  • Jointed goatgrass : best management practices southern Great Plains 

    Kumar, Vipan; Manucheheri, Misha; Schmale, Doug; Peeper, Thomas F. (Thomas Frank), 1945-; Stahlman, Phillip W., 1948- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-04)
    Jointed Goatgrass is an invasive weed that is closely related to wheat and can have a negative impact on wheat profitability. This publication details the best management practices in a multi-practice approach, specific ...
  • Growing winter malting barley west of the Cascades 

    Bramwell, Stephen, 1978-; Brouwer, Brook, 1985-; Mundt, Christopher C.; Hulting, Andrew Gerald; Hayes, Patrick; Murphy, Kevin (Kevin Matthew), 1972-; Meints, Brigid M. A.; MacLeod, Aaron; Carrijo, Daniela; Waite, Clinton; Fisk, S. (Scott P.); Verhoeven, B., (Betsy), 1984- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-04)
    Growing malting barley is increasingly being considered by farmers west of the Cascades to serve emerging craft brewing and distilling markets and to function as a rotation crop for horticultural crops, such as potatoes ...
  • Growing barley in western Washington 

    Meints, Brigid M. A.; Brouwer, Brook, 1985-; Endelman, Jeffrey; Hayes, Patrick; Lyon, Steven R.; Jones, Stephen S. (Stephen Scott) (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-03)
    Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is a versatile, low-input grain which is grown as a part of diverse western Washington cropping systems. Due to the generally high rainfall and moderate temperatures in western Washington, yields ...
  • Integrated management of jointed goatgrass in the Pacific Northwest 

    Lyon, Drew J.; Barroso, Judit; Yenish, Joseph P. (Joseph Paul), 1959-; Ball, Daniel A. (Daniel Allen), 1954-; Schirman, Roland (Roland Delbert), 1937- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-03)
    Jointed goatgrass is a weed that competes with wheat, resulting in reduced yield and increased grain dockage. Managing jointed goatgrass in winter wheat requires a systems approach that integrates multiple control tactics, ...
  • Jointed goatgrass best management practices (BMP) Intermountain region 

    Adjesiwor, Albert T.; Creech, J. Earl; Quinn, Michael; Morishita, Don W.; Evans, John O.; Whitesides, Ralph E.; White, Tony, 1971- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-03)
    Jointed goatgrass (Aegilops cylindrica) is an annual invasive grass weed that infests winter wheat fields in the western United States, resulting in reduced wheat yield and quality. Native to southern Europe and Russia, ...
  • 2019 cost estimates of establishing, producing, and packing Gala apples in Washington 

    Gallardo, R. Karina, 1975-; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-03)
    The results presented in this WSU publication serve as a general guide for evaluating the feasibility of producing Gala apples in Washington as of 2019. This publication is not intended to be a definitive guide to production ...
  • Fruit pie fillings for home canning 

    Powers-Hammond, Lizann (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-03)
    Home canned fruit pie fillings make it easy to prepare delicious pies and dessert all year long. The recipes in this publication have been specifically developed for home canning and, when followed, will produce a product ...
  • Jointed goatgrass : best management practices central Great Plains 

    Kumar, Vipan; Schmale, Doug; Anderson, Randy; Lyon, Drew J.; Klein, Robert N. (Robert Nicholas) (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-03)
    Jointed goatgrass is a winter annual grass weed that competes with wheat, resulting in reduced yield and increased grain dockage. Managing jointed goatgrass in winter wheat requires a systems approach that integrates ...
  • Fir engraver damage in western Washington 

    Shults, Patrick (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-03)
    The fir engraver beetle (Scolytus ventralis) can cause significant damage and mortality to conifers in the Abies genus in western Washington. This small insect bores below the bark of trees and feeds on the sugar-rich ...
  • 2021 pest management guide for grapes in Washington 

    Black, Carol Anne; Bomburger, Rachel; Wheeler, Wendy Sue; Miller, Timothy W.; Walsh, Douglas B.; Hoheisel, Gwen-Alyn; Zasada, Inga, 1968-; Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Naidu, R. A.; Swamy, Prashant (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    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 ...
  • Pollinators in canola in the Inland Pacific Northwest 

    Olsson, Rachel L.; Sowers, Karen, 1966-; Crowder, David William (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    Pollinators contribute widely to the growth and productivity of crops worldwide. Due to habitat loss, reduced food availability, increased parasite and pathogen pressure, and increased exposure to environmental toxins, ...
  • Growing quinoa in Washington State 

    Wieme, Rachel Amber, 1990-; Packer, Daniel; Murphy, Kevin (Kevin Matthew), 1972-; Reganold, John P. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) is gaining popularity as a relatively new crop for Washington State. It has been cultivated for thousands of years around its center of origin in South America, but recently has gained ...
  • Jointed Goatgrass ecology 

    Anderson, R. L. (Randy L.); Zakarison, Eric; Ball, Daniel A. (Daniel Allen), 1954-; Wicks, Gail A.; Lyon, Drew J.; Donald, William W.; Miller, Steve L.; Young, Frank L.; White, Tony, 1971- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    Jointed goatgrass management in winter wheat has been difficult because the genetics and growth patterns of these two species are similar. Knowledge of jointed goatgrass growth characteristics can help producers select ...
  • Davenport living snow fence demonstration : fifteen-year survival and growth update 

    Perleberg, Andrew B.; Hanley, Donald P., 1947-; Kuhn, Gary A.; Robinson, Dennis J.; Hanley, Brenda J. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    This Washington State University publication discusses the Davenport Living Snow Fence, a dryland Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) demonstration project planted in 2003, and provides data on tree growth and ...
  • Integrated management of prickly lettuce in wheat production systems 

    Lyon, Drew J.; Burke, Ian Cristofer, 1973- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    Prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola L.) is a common weed in wheat production systems throughout the Inland Pacific Northwest (PNW). It is an annual, winter annual, or occasionally a biennial, that reproduces only by seed. ...
  • Jointed goatgrass genetics 

    Zemetra, Robert S.; Mallory-Smith, Carol; White, Tony, 1971- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    Jointed goatgrass (Aegilops cylindrica) is a weed that causes serious problems in winter wheat fields in the western United States. Jointed goatgrass and wheat have a close genetic relationship and share many traits. To ...
  • Food safety considerations for postharvest washing of produce and sanitation of packing areas 

    Critzer, Faith, 1978-; Wszelaki, Annette (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    Many food safety issues that occur in postharvest unit operations are associated with: 1. Cross contamination between contaminated and uncontaminated produce during washing, or 2. Improper cleaning and disinfection of ...
  • Testing agricultural water for fruit and vegetable production and postharvest handling 

    Critzer, Faith, 1978-; Wszelaki, Annette (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-02)
    Water is used throughout fruit and vegetable production and postharvest handling for cooling, frost protection, irrigation, fertigation, protective sprays, handwashing, washing produce, as well as cleaning and disinfecting ...
  • 4-H treasurer's handbook leader guide 

    Ferris, Jana S.; McElprang Cummings, Missy (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-01)
    Fund development is crucial to WSU Extension programming and, especially, to the 4-H Youth Development club delivery model. Lack of an effective and efficient approach to educating members on proper methods of accruing, ...
  • Six steps to calibrate and optimize airblast sprayers for orchards and vineyards 

    Hoheisel, Gwen-Alyn; Khot, Lav R.; Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Castagnoli, S. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-01)
    The goal for all pesticide applications should be to get every drop to the crop. Calibration ensures that the appropriate product rate is applied by the sprayer, while optimization ensures that the product is delivered ...

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