By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public field day at Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm will start at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 28. It will demonstrate how research is hitting its stride in the farm’s second year at its new location.
Two decades ago, organic agriculture was a fringe movement. It was generally ignored by land-grant researchers when John Reganold began comparing the soil quality, food nutrition, flavor and environmental impacts of conventional and organic methods. That research, published in many of the most prestigious scientific journals, positioned Reganold as an internationally recognized authority and […]