Q: I would like to use compost tea on my garden. I don't have the means to make aerobic compost tea. If I use anaerobic compost tea as a soil drench only, will I still provide my soil a flush of beneficial microbes? Also, do you have any suggestions for making anaerobic compost tea?
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Management recommendations focusing on rate, timing, source, and method of nutrient application for irrigated wheat production in eastern Oregon.
Addresses nutritional requirements of nonirrigated cereal crops in north-central and eastern Oregon. Includes recommendations for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, chloride, and zinc.
Some farmers in the Inland Pacific Northwest have reported lower grain yield of spring cereals with no-till (NT) compared to conservation tillage (CT). A 4-year field study was conducted in a 12-inch annual precipitation zone to...
Presentation by Kurtis L. Schroeder, Cropping Systems Agronomist & Plant Pathologist, on Soilborne Diseases of Cereals: Identification and Management for the Integrated Pest Management Website hosted by Umatilla County Extension Service.
From the myth of collapsing root balls to myth of compost tea - learn the facts about a range of tips you may have heard through the years about healthy soil, pretty mulch, and more.
Land-grant soil scientists in the Pacific Northwest have written this publication to share information and to relate in-depth the wheat and N management issues related to grain protein enhancement. The focus is on irrigated wheat, but many of the principles will apply to rain-fed wheat as well.