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  • Timeless traditions : council circles in a modern world 

    Wallace, Michael (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2019-01)
    Councils, or talking circles, have long been valued by indigenous cultures as the practice for building community and consensus, making decisions, and recognizing the significance of relationships. A Council Circle is a ...
  • 2019 pest management guide for grapes in Washington 

    Black, Carol; Daniels, Catherine H., 1957-; Sosnoskie, Lynn M., 1972-; Miller, Timothy W.; Walsh, Douglas; Zasada, Inga; Moyer, Michelle, 1982-; Rayapati, Naidu; Hoheisel, Gwen-Alyn (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-12)
    The Pest Management Guide for Grapes in Washington presents various chemicals and their uses against pest problems in Washington vineyards. While the recommendations are based on eastern Washington conditions, the information ...
  • Pulse on health : garden-based pulse nutrition and biology grade 4 curriculum 

    Smith, Diane K.; Riddle, LeeAnne; Nickerson, Kelly A. (Kelly Atterberry); Kerr, Susan R.; Miles, Carol A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-12)
    School gardens are a valuable tool for education. A school garden can serve as a biological classroom, where students use all their senses while increasing academic achievement. Students learn by connecting to the earth, ...
  • Proactive approaches for controlling recombinant Potato virus Y strains in Western Washington 

    Inglis, Debbie, 1953-; Benedict, Chris; Gundersen, Babette; Beissinger, Abby, 1989-; McMoran, Donald W. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-12)
    Recombinant strains of Potato virus Y (PVY) were detected in western Washington for the first time in 2012 and 2013. Recombinants can arise naturally when two or more different virus strains co-infect a plant cell. The ...
  • Potato virus Y and organic potatoes in Western Washington 

    McMoran, Donald W.; Benedict, Chris; Inglis, Debbie, 1953- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-12)
    Even though most organic potato fields and home gardens are relatively small in size, they can be viewed as a threat to conventionally managed potato fields because of the perception that they may host uncontrolled diseases ...
  • Growing parsnips in Western Washington 

    McMoran, Donald W.; Seymour, Kate; Gundersen, Charlie (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-12)
    Parsnips are a long-season crop that thrive in western Washington. This publication provides basic guidelines for successful parsnip production as well as common problems that parsnip growers in this region face.
  • A roadmap for poplar and willow to provide environmental services and to build the bioeconomy 

    Townsend, Patricia A.; Haider, Nora; Boby, Leslie A.; Heavey, Justin P.; Miller, Todd A.; Volk, Timothy A., ǂd 1963- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-12)
    Poplar (Populus spp.) and willow (Salix spp.) are fast-growing trees and shrubs that can be used for a wide variety of environmental remediation and management purposes as well as provide biomass for bioenergy and bioproducts. ...
  • Cover cropping and companion cropping for the Inland Northwest : an initial feasibility study 

    Roberts, Diana Elizabeth, 1957- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-12)
    Dryland grain farmers in Spokane and Lincoln Counties, Washington, want to improve soil health on their land without compromising income from proven, regional cash crops. This project was an initial feasibility study for ...
  • WSU Carcass Calculator App : a quick and easy way to calculate carcass merit 

    Smith, Sarah Maki; Busboom, Jan Roger; Moffitt-Hemmer, Natasha (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-12)
    Various complex equations are used to determine carcass merit, such as dressing percentage, yield grade, and the cutability of a beef, lamb, or pork carcass. These equations are used by the USDA and throughout the US ...
  • Willow buffers in agricultural systems : linking bioenergy production and ecosystem services 

    Zumpf, Colleen; Negri, M. Cristina; Quinn, John; Campbell, Patty; Cacho, Jules; Townsend, Patricia A.; Boby, Leslie A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-11)
    The production and consumption of food, energy, and water are inextricably linked. With agricultural systems contributing high levels of nutrients into ground and surface water systems, agriculture poses both human health ...
  • Shrub willows : an ideal plant choice for living snow fences with multiple benefits 

    Heavey, Justin P.; Volk, Timothy A., ǂd 1963-; Townsend, Patricia A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-11)
    Blowing and drifting snow on roadways is a challenge in many cold-weather regions, especially those adjacent to large open fields with little or no vegetation or other obstructions to disrupt wind patterns. These areas are ...
  • Potential for a hybrid poplar industry using recycled water : an environmental application of the biocycle farm 

    Haider, Nora; Parker, Nathan; Townsend, Patricia A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-11)
    In northern Idaho, water quality regulations prevent the discharge of treated wastewater into the Spokane River during summer months when in-stream flow is low. This creates a water surplus challenge for municipal wastewater ...
  • Pacific poison-oak and western poison-ivy : identification and management 

    Edmunds, Brooke; Grand, Lauren; Christiansen, Alicia; Hulting, Andrew Gerald (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-11)
    Pacific poison-oak is common in western Oregon and Washington. Its near relative, western poison-ivy, is found in eastern Oregon and Washington, throughout Idaho, and eastward. These plants are so similar in their appearance, ...
  • Poplar for wastewater and biosolids management : an environmental application of the biocycle farm 

    Miller, Todd A.; Townsend, Patricia A.; Boby, Leslie A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-11)
    Poplar trees are a highly effective wastewater management tool for biosolids application used by the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC) in Eugene/Springfield, Oregon. The MWMC distributes the bulk of its ...
  • Diversifying Dryland Direct-Seed Systems : Steve and Nate Riggers : Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series : Increasing Resilience Among Farmers in the Inland Pacific Northwest 

    Yorgey, Georgine; Borrelli, Kristy; Painter, Kathleen Marie, 1957- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-11)
    Steve and Nate Riggers grow winter and spring wheat on the Camas Prairie in Idaho and have incorporated spring broadleaf crops such as peas, lentils, and canola. They also grow less-common crops like buckwheat, turf grass ...
  • Developing a vegetative cover using shrub willow (Salix spp.) 

    Volk, Timothy A., ǂd 1963-; Heavey, Justin P.; Townsend, Patricia A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-11)
    Throughout the world, open land adjacent to industrial operations has been used to store byproducts of manufacturing and production processes. To minimize impacts on human health and the environment, these sites have ...
  • Short-rotation coppice system : environmental applications from Northern and Republic of Ireland 

    Johnston, Christopher R.; Townsend, Patricia A.; Boby, Leslie A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-11)
    The treatment of wastewater in modern wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) is highly effective. For larger communities, those treating more than one-hundred-thousand gallons of wastewater per day, WWTPs can be efficient and ...
  • Trends in Washington state organic diversified vegetable production 

    Granatstein, David; Brady, Michael; Kirby, Elizabeth; Ostrom, Marcia (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-10)
    Organic farming has become a well-established component of U.S. agriculture. Diversified vegetable production was a common production model, and direct marketing was often pursued. Fueled by rising consumer demand for fresh ...
  • Camp Long Challenge Course : low course facilitator pocket guide 

    Unknown author (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-10)
    Challenge Course facilitators play a vital role in experiential education. They provide opportunities for participants to grow, explore, and take risks in unique environments. Their behavior directly influences participant ...
  • The larger moths found in Washington State 

    Collman, Sharon; Bush, Michael R. (Michael Robert), 1962- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-09)
    The insect order Lepidoptera includes moths and butterflies and is the most recognized group of insects in the world. Perhaps this popularity is due to the wide range of colorful wing patterns that adult moths and butterflies ...