Water Management

Cooking Local, Gift Farm, Genetic Diversity, Water

Celebrating 20 Years of Science-based Solutions for Sustainability From compost trials in orchards in the early ’90s to recent research on bean varieties and microbial inoculates that sustain agriculture in Africa’s ancient soils, WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources has been on the cutting edge of science in the service of a sustainable […]

WSU Extension Launches Irrigated Agriculture Information Service

PROSSER, Wash. – Washington State University experts have just launched a new web site for agricultural industry professionals called the Irrigated Agriculture Information Service. The site is at http://extension.wsu.edu/irrigatedag and is designed to provide users with a customizable source of timely irrigation information. The service is completely free and was developed by a team of […]

Resistance Management, Water

WSU Scientist Advocates Fungicide Stewardship It’s every doctor’s worst nightmare. Whether a healthcare practitioner for people, animals or plants, discovering that a disease (pathogen) has evolved resistance to your front-line defense is bad news. We’ve heard about it with a form of Staphylococcus that is resistant to multiple antibiotics, making it tough for doctors to […]

WSU to Team with University of Florida to Develop Water Management Simulator

PULLMAN, Wash. – Preventing water pollution caused by agricultural practices is no game, but game-like software simulating the impact of certain on-farm decisions could help a whole new generation of ag producers make better management choices that help improve water quality. Researchers at Washington State University and University of Florida have won a $567,000 grant […]

WSU Schedules Drought Session for Spanish Speaking Growers

YAKIMA, Wash. — Washington State University will host a listening session on water management and drought preparation for Spanish speaking growers in the Yakima Valley region. The session will be of special interest for those within the Rosa Irrigation District where water rationing is already in effect. The session will be held on Thursday, May […]