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Content by Amy Garrett

Dry Farming in the Maritime Pacific Northwest: Intro to Dry Farming Organic Vegetables

This publication provides an overview of dry farming, describes some of the management practices that support growing organic vegetable crops without supplemental irrigation in this region, and offers some additional resources.

Amy Garrett | Feb 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Participatory Plant Breeding for Dry Farmed Systems

Educational video with information on options for dry farming.

Amy Garrett, Anne Berblinger, Andrew Still, Laurie McKenzie | Sep 2017 | Video

Dry Farming Project Continues to Expand!

Multiple Research Projects Engage with the Dry Farming Collaborative in 2018

Amy Garrett | Jul 2018 | Article

Common misconceptions and key points about dry farming: Case study of dry farmer with more than 40 years of experience

Commercial and non-commercial producers in the Pacific Northwest are already facing challenges of increasing weather variability and a changing climate. Reduced snowmelt, higher temperatures and drought directly impact water supply for growers. While farmers can do little on their own to prevent climate change, they may be able to change irrigation practices, select more drought ...

Amy Garrett | Jul 2014 | Article

Dry Farming Demonstration

Three 10’ x 100’ plots have been established at Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture (OCCUH) in Corvallis to demonstrate dry farming practices in several crops including dry beans, tomatoes, potatoes, squash and melon. In Western Oregon these crops are typically irrigated with between approximately 12 to 20 inches or 300,000 to 500,000 gallons of water per acre depending ...

Amy Garrett | Jul 2015 | Article

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