soil health

WSU scientist contributes to important soil carbon sequestration research

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.

Kirsten Ball bends over in a green field, next to a bucket.

WSU releases roadmap for Soil Health Initiative

Statewide Soil Health Initiative releases outline for current challenges and pathways to help maintain healthy soils as an agricultural and environmental resource throughout Washington.

View of several plots of farmland taken from the air.

Healthy Soils, Healthy Region Workshop helps protect the soil

Growers and agricultural professionals in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho can learn the latest in soil health practices from experts at the Healthy Soils, Healthy Region Workshop, March 12 to 14 in Pendleton, Ore. Co-hosted by Washington State University’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (CSANR), the workshop shares training on soil health practices, new […]

Head shot of Pipa Elias, keynote speaker for event.