Category: Dryland Organic

It’s Seed Buying Time!

Spring is in the air in some areas of the Pacific Northwest with others still under snow. Planting season is almost here, bringing with it…

New Publication Has Washington Agribusiness Focus

 Washington Agribusiness: Status and Outlook 2016 is the inaugural issue of a new annual publication. Produced by WSU economic sciences faculty, it examines the opportunities…

Results of the 2014 Survey of Northwestern Organic Producers

Organic small grains farmers have lamented the lack of information available on organic management of weeds and soil fertility. “My experience, once we went organic…

Results of the 2014 Survey of Northwestern Organic Producers

Organic small grains farmers have lamented the lack of information available on organic management of weeds and soil fertility. “My experience, once we went organic…

Get a Refund for Your Organic Certification Fees Through Cost Share

The National Organic Certification Cost Share Program offers funds to organic producers and handlers to assist them with costs of certification. Who Qualifies? If you:…

2014 Dryland Organic Farming Research Review and Farm Tour

WSU hosted a Dryland Organic Farming Research Review and Farm Tour on July 9th, 2014. Growers and researchers presented their recent experiences with dryland organic…

Profitable Transition Strategies

Before being certified organic and being able to receive an attractive organic premium for their crops, growers must undergo a three-year period of transition that…

Does Organic Production Result in Lower Protein Content?

Environmental conditions impact grain quality parameters. For example, soil available nitrogen can affect protein content. Do organic management practices result in lower protein content? If…

Building Soil N during the Transition Period: Is More Green Manure Best?

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