Lorin Grigg grows onions and sweet corn under sprinkler irrigation in Quincy, Washington. In this publication, Grigg discusses his strategy for cover cropping to protect seedlings from windblown sand and reduce wind erosion.
This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.
While the type of soil is important, location takes precedence when starting a vineyard for wine production.
Discusses results of on-farm research conducted in the Willamette Valley from 1996 to 2001 to compare strip tillage with conventional tillage systems. More than 30 large-scale field trials were conducted on a variety of soils and...
Information on vineyard water management, focusing on when to initiate irrigation.
Differences between processed and organic fertilizers are explained in this article.
Excessive summer irrigation of oak and madrone trees may promote fungal diseases such as the oak root fungus (aka armillaria root disease) and crown rot.
This is a guide that can be used by wine grape growers to interpret their vine tissue nutrient analysis results to determine nutrient sufficiency, deficiency or excess.
Pacific Northwest blueberry growers must identify and control a number of bacterial and fungal diseases in order to ensure the highest yields. Fortunately, only a few of the diseases that occur on highbush blueberry in this region cause significant losses when left unchecked.