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New from Extension Publishing: Guides to better camp safety, cider, vegetable trends, and colorful hydrangeas

Posted by struscott | November 1, 2018
Composite image of a white and pink hydrangea; people examining vegetables in a hoophouse; and a box of cider apples.
The latest publications from WSU Extension include guides to hydrangeas, organic vegetable production, and measuring tannin in cider.

Washington State University Extension educators work alongside Washington farmers, artisans, communities and families, creating knowledge that helps improve our crops, foods and beverages, develop young leaders, and power our economy.

Every month, Extension faculty share the results of their work through peer reviewed online publications. This month’s publications include:

• A guide to conservation tillage in winter wheat with farmer Ron Jirava, by Georgine Yorgey, Associate Director of the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, with collaborators Kristy Borelli, Kathleen Painter and Hilary Davis (PNW706).

• A safety guide for leaders of the WSU Extension 4-H Challenge Course at Camp Long, by Scott VanderWey, Kevin Wright, Yohann Hanley and Matt Kostle, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation (EM114E).

• A floral bulletin, “How Are Hydrangea Flower Colors Determined?,” by Extension Horticulturist Linda Chalker-Scott (FS309E).

• A guide to condensed tannin measurements in Eastern Washington juices and hard cider, by WSU Horticulture associate in research D. Scott Mattinson (TB52E).

• A guide to understand trends in Washington state organic diversified vegetable production, by CAHNRS researchers David Granatstein, Michael Brady, Elizabeth Kirby and Marcia Ostrom (FS310E).

You can find the latest publications at the WSU Extension Online Bookstore. Find the newest monthly listings here.