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.
Grow "green manure" to keep soil from eroding, weeds from exploding and to add nutrients.
Applied research to increase survival of noble fir Christmas tree seedlings during drought years, North Willamette Research and Extension Center.
Most “sick tree” problems can be traced back to underlying stresses that have reduced the tree's vigor, making it more vulnerable to diseases or insect pests.
At times we see many of our cool-season perennial and annual forages looking stressed and growing very slow as they struggle with heat and no rain. The hot, dry conditions we sometimes experience in western Oregon have many ...