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A New Method for Measuring Plant Available Water Capacity Helps Document Benefits of Biochar-Soil Mixtures

This is part of a series highlighting work by Washington State University (WSU) researchers through the Waste to Fuels Technology Partnership between the Department of Ecology and WSU during the 2017-2019 biennium. Figure 1. Apparatus…

Just-In-Time Soil Health

How much is enough soil organic matter? “The more, the better” is often the assumed answer, or at least as much as the native soil had before crops were grown. There are a few papers…
Tarp bag filled with biochar

Check it Out: Can Biochar Be Used for Carbon Dioxide Drawdown in Washington State?

Figure 1. Biochar has the potential to improve agricultural soils and sequester carbon. Source: USDAgov, licensed under CC PDM 1.0. This is part of a series highlighting work by Washington State University (WSU) researchers through…
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Advances in Dryland Farming in the Inland Pacific Northwest

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