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Fertilizing with manure and other organic amendments
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2016-05)
Are you thinking about using manure to fertilize your farm but want more information? Properly managed manure applications recycle nutrients to crops, improve soil quality, and protect water quality. From deciding whether ...
Worksheet for calculating biosolids application rates in agriculture
(Pullman, Washington : Pacific Northwest Extension., 2007-03)
Raised beds : will they benefit your vegetable garden?
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-06)
Many vegetable gardeners use raised beds, but other gardeners successfully grow fruit and vegetables directly in native soil. Which system is best for you? This publication will describe the uses of raised beds and weigh ...
Fertilizing with yard trimmings
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2002-02)
Yard trimmings are a mixture of grass clippings, leaves, woody trimmings, weeds, and soil. Most yard trimmings are beneficial to the soil as they are a good source of plant nutrients and organic matter. This publication ...
Organic soil amendments in yards and gardens : how much is enough?
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2013-12)
Organic soil amendments can benefit most garden soils, however, applying too much can waste money, increase the risk of harming water quality, and even harm plants. This fact sheet describes the benefits of using organic ...
Break-even analysis of small-scale production of pastured organic poultry
(Moscow, Idaho : University of Idaho., 2015-01)
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-03)
Gardeners have long made and used compost because of the way it improves garden soil. Home composting transforms yard debris and food scraps into a valuable soil amendment and closes the recycling loop in our own backyards ...
Fertilizing with Manure
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension.Corvallis, Oregon : Oregon State University. Extension Service.Moscow, Idaho : University of Idaho. Extension.Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture., 2000-07)
Another publication in the Farming West of the Cascades series. This is designed for the small to mid-sized crop producer (organic and conventional) to assist the producer in more efficiently managing nutrients from solid ...
Cover crops for home gardens west of the Cascades
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2014-02)
This WSU fact sheet is one of a three-part series on cover crops for home gardeners. It focuses on choosing the best cover crops for gardens in Washington and Oregon, west of the Cascades. Other topics discussed in this ...
Soil fertility in organic systems : a guide for gardeners and small acreage farmers
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2013-07)
This publication discusses the many types of fertilizers and soil amendments available for organic plant production. Fertilizer formulations, nutrient availability, and application practices for common organic products are ...