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Trends in organic tree fruit production in Washington State, 1988-1998
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2000-12)
Proceedings: Organic tree fruit production, promise, and pitfalls
Organic food sales in the U.S. and other countries continue to grow at an estimated 20 to 25% per year. This has occurred for the past 10 years and shows no sign of abating (Fig. 1). The Organic Trade Association estimates ...
Report: An assessment of organic farming research, teaching, and extension at Washington State University
There is growing interest in organic farming in the United States, and some organizations are summarizing land grant university work on the topic. To characterize organic research, teaching and extension activities at ...
Proceedings: 3rd National Organic Tree Fruit Research Symposium. Chelan, WA, Selections
This section of the Proceedings 3rd National Organic Tree Fruit Research Symposium includes two presentations by David Granatstein and members of the WSU Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources: "Organic ...
Proceedings: Current status of organic research and education in Washington and Oregon
Organic farming has grown rapidly in Washington and Oregon over the past 15 years. Certified organic acreage in Washington alone increased 8-fold between 1993 and 2002. Yet the approximately 57,000 certified acres in the ...
Report: A brief look at the Washington apple industry: past and present
This paper summarizes the history of the apple industry in Washington state from the 19th century to the early 21st with consideration of findings by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Trends in Washington state organic agriculture
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2009)
This summary presents highlights from the 2008 "Profile of Organic Crops in Washington State" which provides an estimate of certified organic crop acre - age. The full report, compiled by the Washington State University ...
Report: Use of biochar from the pyrolysis of waste organic material as a soil amendment
Biochar is a charcoal-like material produced by the thermochemical pyrolysis of biomass materials. It is being considered as a potentially significant means of storing carbon for long periods to mitigate greenhouse gases. ...
Proceedings: Ecological and organic farm management workshop
This proceedings for the Ecological and Organic Farm Management Workshop held in Puyallup in 2004 includes three sessions by David Granatstein:
Report: Current trends in organic tree fruit production
Organic fruit production is the largest segment of organic farming in Washington State by acreage and farm-gate value. With depressed prices for conventional apples and pears, many growers have considered organic production ...