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  • Financial analysis principles and applications for private forest lands 

    Zobrist, Kevin (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-01)
    There are many reasons for owning forestland. Some are financial, such as generating income from timber harvest or a real estate sale after long-term investment. Others are not financial, such as aesthetics, recreation, ...
  • Six steps to calibrate and optimize airblast sprayers for orchards and vineyards 

    Hoheisel, Gwen-Alyn; Khot, Lav R.; Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Castagnoli, S. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-01)
    The goal for all pesticide applications should be to get every drop to the crop. Calibration ensures that the appropriate product rate is applied by the sprayer, while optimization ensures that the product is delivered ...
  • Biodiesel in the Pacific Northwest 

    Hart, Noelle M.; Townsend, Patricia A. ?q (Patricia Ann) (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-01)
    This publication presents background about biodiesel fuel and discusses its role in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), including relevant policies, usage, feedstock sources, and production. Biodiesel is an alternative to ...
  • Field and hedge bindweed : identification and biological control 

    Andreas, Jennifer E.; Winston, Rachel; DesCamp, Wendy C. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-01)
    Field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) and hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium) are similar-looking, weedy vines problematic in North America. Field bindweed is native to Europe and Asia and was introduced to the United States ...
  • 4-H treasurer's handbook leader guide 

    Ferris, Jana S.; McElprang Cummings, Missy (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2021-01)
    Fund development is crucial to WSU Extension programming and, especially, to the 4-H Youth Development club delivery model. Lack of an effective and efficient approach to educating members on proper methods of accruing, ...
  • Best management practices for managing herbicide resistance 

    Lyon, Drew J.; Barroso, Judit; Campbell, Joan M.; Finkelnburg, Douglas; Burke, Ian Cristofer, 1973- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-12)
    Herbicide resistance is a problem that has quickly spread throughout the wheat growing regions of the inland Pacific Northwest. Overreliance on herbicides for the management of weeds is a major cause of herbicide resistance. ...
  • Common interchangable nozzles for perennial crop canopy sprayers 

    Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Hoheisel, Gwen-Alyn (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-12)
    The nozzles on your sprayer can significantly influence the efficacy of your pest management program. They influence how much product is delivered (application rate), the spray pattern on the target crop, and droplet size. ...
  • Botrytis bunch rot in commercial Washington grape production : biology and disease management 

    Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Oliver, Charlotte; Grove, Gary G. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-11)
    Botrytis bunch rot (BBR) of grapes is caused by the fungus Botrytis cinerea. BBR symptoms are typified by a fuzzy, gray fungal growth on ripening and mature grape berries. Infections often first appear as a single berry ...
  • 2019 cost estimates of establishing, producing, and packing Granny Smith apples in Washington 

    Gallardo, R. Karina, 1975-; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-11)
    The results presented in this WSU publication serve as a general guide for evaluating the feasibility of producing Granny Smith apples in Washington State as of 2019. This publication is not intended to be a definitive ...
  • 2019 cost estimates of establishing, producing, and packing Cripps Pink apples in Washington 

    Gallardo, R. Karina, 1975-; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-11)
    The results presented in this WSU publication serve as a general guide for evaluating the feasibility of producing Cripps Pink apples in Washington State as of 2019. This publication is not intended to be a definitive guide ...
  • 4-H treasurer's handbook 

    McElprang Cummings, Missy; Ferris, Jana S. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-11)
    Fund development is crucial to WSU Extension programming and, especially, to the 4-H Youth Development club delivery model. Lack of an effective and efficient approach to educating members on proper methods of accruing, ...
  • WSU Wilke Research and Extension Farm operation, production, and economic performance for 2020 

    Esser, Aaron D.; Appel, Derek, 1975- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-10)
    The WSU Wilke Research and Extension Farm is a 320-acre facility located on the eastern edge of Davenport, WA, and is split (north and south) by State Highway 2. Washington State University maintains and operates this ...
  • 2019 cost estimates of establishing, producing, and packing Fuji apples in Washington 

    Gallardo, R. Karina, 1975-; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-10)
    The results presented in this WSU publication serve as a general guide for evaluating the feasibility of producing Fuji apples in Washington as of 2019. This publication is not intended to be a definitive guide to production ...
  • Current good manufacturing practices : an overview 

    Pietrysiak, Ewa, 1988-; Ganjyal, Girish M. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-10)
    Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) are the foundation of any food safety system. The CGMPs outline the minimum requirements for the methods, facilities, and controls used in production and packing of food to ...
  • Food safety hazards : an overview 

    Pietrysiak, Ewa, 1988-; Ganjyal, Girish M. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-10)
    Each year, approximately 48 million US citizens become sick, and around 3,000 die from eating contaminated food products. Preventing food contamination begins with production, and food producers are primarily responsible ...
  • Protecting water resources : planting and caring for home wetlands and other riparian areas 

    Chalker-Scott, Linda (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-10)
    Some homeowners are lucky enough to have streams, ponds, or other bodies of water on their property. The transitional area between water and land requires careful management to protect the health of both ecosystems. This ...
  • Guardado de frutas en conserva 

    Powers-Hammond, Lizann; Hillers, Val (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-09)
    El guardado en conserva hecho en casa puede ser una forma segura y económica de preservar las frutas en casa, pero debe hacerse con cuidado. Incluso los alimentos frescos y bien lavados albergan microorganismos, incluidas ...
  • "Meating" the grade : raising market-ready youth lamb projects 

    Heitstuman, Mark D., 1964- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-09)
    Market lambs are popular 4-H and FFA projects for many youth. While youth learn to select, feed, manage, show and sell their market animals, they also develop many important life skills. They learn how to set goals, solve ...
  • Financial analysis principles and applications for private forest lands 

    Zobrist, Kevin (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-08)
    There are many reasons for owning forestland. Some are financial, such as generating income from timber harvest or a real estate sale after long-term investment. Others are not financial, such as aesthetics, recreation, ...
  • Integrated management of downy brome in winter wheat 

    Lyon, Drew J.; Hulting, Andrew Gerald; Barroso, Judit; Campbell, Joan M. (Weed scientist) (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-08)
    Downy brome (Bromus tectorum L.), also known as cheatgrass, is especially troublesome in low precipitation production areas where crop rotations are mostly limited to winter wheat followed by a year of summer fallow. The ...

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