Researchers analyzed farms that use some form of “sustainable intensification” to grow crops and reduce environmental impacts like pesticide pollution, soil erosion and greenhouse gas emissions.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Eggert Family Organic Farm will hold its annual Fall Harvest Festival, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm will host a free farm tour 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Aug. 24, in coordination with the Moscow Co-op.
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 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 milk does so even better.
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 May 8. The program will include four Saturday sessions that run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and five Wednesday sessions that run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will receive 35 hours of instruction from WSU faculty, researchers and area farmers.
The classes will be held in … » More …