Irrigation system

UFOs, Export Assistance, Irrigation Online – WSU’s On Solid Ground for May 23, 2012

UFOs in Your Cherry Orchard Two-year-old trees in the WSU Roza Experimental Orchard near Prosser are the first step in transforming a 100-year-old production system for sweet cherries—and they have UFOs. No, the trees don’t harbor aliens, but they do grow unique branches. These “upright fruiting offshoots” form the core of a novel architecture ideally […]

Greenhouse Gases from Organic Systems, Small Bites, People, Upcoming Events

  Soil Microbes in Organic Farming Systems Are Under Researchers’ Microscope One of the goals of organic agriculture is to improve soil quality over time by increasing the amount of organic matter in the soil. This is done by various means, including adding animal manure, leaving plant matter behind after vegetables and grains have been […]

Date Set, Early Registration Available for 2010 Country Living Expo

BURLINGTON, Wash. – The 2010 Country Living Expo &Cattlemen’s Winterschool will offer something for everyone, with more than 150 class offerings to choose from. Classes will cover a broad range of topics, ranging from how to raise honeybees, design a drip irrigation system for your yard, prune your fruit trees, to learning the palatability control […]

Reduced Tillage Workshop for Irrigated Farms

PUYALLUP, Wash. — Irrigated farmers struggling with increasing fuel, fertilizer and labor costs should consider attending the upcoming Washington State University Extension workshop, “Reduced Tillage Under Irrigation.” The day long workshop will be held on Wednesday, December 7, starting at 9 a.m. in room 1870D of the ATEC Building, Big Bend Community College, 7662 Chanute […]