New free guides available online from WSU Extension include a look at the benefits of storing carbon in inland northwest crop soils, as well as the economics of growing the Draper blueberry west of the Cascades. Every month, experts with WSU share new information through the WSU Extension Publications bookstore. 2022 Cost Estimates of Producing […]
Seeking new tools to improve soil health, scientists at Washington State University are studying electric signals that bounce between plants and the underworld community of microbes that sustains them. This spring, a cross-disciplinary team of WSU engineers and crop scientists will sink electrodes into Washington wheat fields, as well as in soil-filled containers in the […]
Kirsten Ball, a post-doctoral researcher with WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (CSANR), is working to understand the short- and long-term potential for organic amendments to improve carbon storage in soils of agricultural systems.