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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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How does regenerative agriculture reduce nutrient inputs?

“When you start farming regeneratively, you rely a lot less on external inputs, such as fertilizers…"  - Tom Tolputt One of regenerative agriculture’s extraordinary claims is that it can drastically reduce or even eliminate nutrient…
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No-Regrets Strategies that Benefit Ranching Operations and Provide Climate Resilience

Ranchers already manage multiple risks—including those related to economics, production, the environment, and weather. Climate change represents an added risk, but one that is challenging to manage because impacts are uncertain, variable over space and...
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Book cover titled Advances in Dryland Farming in the Inland Pacific Northwest EM108 Washington State University ExtensionNOW AVAILABLE

Advances in Dryland Farming in the Inland Pacific Northwest

Packed with tools, resources, and the most current research, this book supports farmers as they make decisions relating to productivity, resilience, and their bottom lines.

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