Explains water-quality issues related to excess phosphorus in surface waters. Provides specific ways for homeowners, commercial property managers, irrigated row crop growers, dryland farmers, ranchers, and confined animal feeding operators to reduce phosphorus loss to surface waters.
Describes impacts of nitrogen overfertilization and uneven irrigation on groundwater in Willamette Valley, Oregon. Recommends that mint crop growers use stem testing to gauge nitrogen needs more closely and advises growers on how to improve irrigation system efficiency.
Many farms will be required to go through some sort of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification process in order to satisfy buyer demands or because they will be required to under the new Food Safety Modernization Act. ...
Candace Stoughton, Low Impact Development Specialist, gives a tour of the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District building and the many demonstration projects on the grounds that soak up stormwater
Prolonged heat wave amps up need for water in the garden
Asparagus, beets, carrots and summer squash are some of the vegetables you can grow along the coast. Learn what to watch out for in a region known for cooler temperatures.
During the summer, nearly half of all residential water in Oregon is used to irrigate landscape areas around homes. A significant reduction in water use can occur by using efficient water ways to maintain our lawns and ...
Blueberries grow well in the Pacific Northwest. To get the most out of your bushes, it helps to understand the form and function of each part of the plant.