National Clean Plant Network

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 […]

Best Paper (Again!), New V&E Newsletter, Clean Plants

WSU/USDA-ARS Collaboration Yields Another “Best Paper Award” For the second year in a row, WSU researchers and their USDA colleagues based at the Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser have won a Best Viticulture Paper Award from the American Society for Enology and Viticulture. USDA-ARS researcher Julie M. Tarara, based at WSU’s Prosser […]

Clean Plants, New AVA, Collaborative Support

WSU and the National Clean Plant Network Just one of two regional services in the United States, WSU’s Northwest Grape Foundation Service grows over 125 varieties and is regularly adding more. Learn more about the Northwest Grape Foundation Service by visiting Learn more about WSU’s effort to fight diseases in the vineyard and educate […]