By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences NORDLAND, Wash. – Historic Twin Vista Ranch, part of Washington State University agricultural extension, recently earned certified organic status.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – You generally don’t find livestock among the hills in the Palouse region of eastern Washington where grain is grown. But wheat farmers Eric and Sheryl Zakarison are changing that – and making a profit.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – The largest study of its kind has found that organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts, including more antioxidants and fewer, less frequent pesticide residues.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor and internationally renowned soil scientist John Reganold received the 2014 Growing Green Award from the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Berkeley Food Institute in a ceremony Wednesday in Berkeley, Calif.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by a Washington State University researcher has found that organic milk contains significantly higher concentrations of heart-healthy fatty acids compared to milk from cows on conventionally managed dairy farms. While all types of milk fat can help improve an individual’s fatty acid profile, the team concludes that organic whole […]
PULLMAN – WSU Extension Master Gardeners and the WSU Organic Farm are joining forces to offer an intensive course in organic gardening beginning Feb. 20. The course will cover everything from composting to garden planning, as well as organic pest control and fertilization. “Organic Gardening Intensive” will begin Feb. 20 and run through […]