Framed or mounded, raised beds give plant roots the space they need
Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.
Gardening in raised beds has been a common practice for centuries. "Raised" means the soil level in the bed is higher than its surrounding, and "bed" implies it is small enough to work from the walkways.
Forest owners in Lane County can potentially use their properties to help mitigate the problems caused by an excess of carbon in the atmosphere.
Shrimp ponds and cattle pastures account of much of the loss of the tropical forest
Climate warming threatens to destabilize agriculture systems, triggering food shortages and price hikes
In the last few years there is an increasing interest in high density systems, especially in the Pacific Northwest
The United States is one of the leading producers of sweet cherries in the world. In the U.S. the majority of cherries are produced in the Pacific Coast states of Washington, Oregon and California with the greatest volume of production in the north.