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Workshop on organic practices coming to Eggert Farm

Organic farming and composting methods are the topic of a tilth workshop August 3 at WSU's Eggert Farm.
Organic farming and composting methods are the topic of a tilth workshop August 3 at WSU’s Eggert Farm.

Learn about organic farming, composting and soil fertility at a Tilth Producers of Washington workshop Monday, August 3, at Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm in Pullman.

WSU researchers, graduate students and specialists will talk about biologically improving soil, crop rotations with quinoa and compost teas, among other topics.

The day includes a tour of Eggert Farm and the WSU Compost Facility.

Presentations include:

• Lynne Carpenter-Boggs: Biologically improving soil and assessing soil in the field

• Rick Finch: WSU Compost Facility

• Rachel Wieme: Organic crop rotations and mycorrhizae (fungus)

• Bodh Paudel: Soil biotic activity measures

• Cece Crosby: Compost teas

To register, visit http://bit.ly/SoilsandCompost or call (206) 632-7506. Admission is $30 for members and students, $40 for non-members.

Eggert Farm is located on the east edge of the Pullman campus. A map to the farm is available at http://css.wsu.edu/organicfarm/map-to-the-farm/.

Learn more about the Eggert Family Organic Farm here.

Learn more about Tilth Producers of Washington here.

Media Contacts

Bradley Jaeckel, WSU Eggert Family Organic Farm manager, (509) 335-5893