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Reflections on the 2019 Tilth Conference

Posted by Sarah Nehring | December 12, 2019
Wow! What a lot of information, perspectives, experiences, and interesting conversations packed into one weekend. From the Swan Dance performances by the Yakama Nation to…

2019 Tilth Alliance Conference: Learning Beyond the Surface

Posted by KJ Fitzgerald | December 10, 2019
Before attending the Tilth Alliance Conference I was unsure what “tilth” even meant. I am currently a senior studying organic and sustainable agriculture at Washington…

Experiencing the Future of Farming

Posted by Cass Riggan | December 6, 2019
“Honeybees are not as great as you might think.” This was said by a representative of the Xerces Society, Eric Lee-Mader. The Xerces Society, according…

Organic farming changed my opinion about agriculture

Posted by Hatem Younes | January 22, 2019
Over the three days of the Spokane Tilth Conference, it was a truly wonderful experience to get a closer look at the organic farming that…

An internal conflict on organic seeds resolved

Posted by Sajal Sthapit | January 14, 2019
It was my second time attending the Tilth conference. The diversity of talks and panels at the Tilth conference last year help me broaden my…

The connective power of agriculture on society

Posted by Derya Eroglukaraca | January 10, 2019
My name is Derya Eroglu Karaca, and I have been a graduate student in the Crop and Soil Science Department at Washington State University for…

Bridging the gap between farm and table for sustainable agriculture

Posted by Syed Badruddoza | January 7, 2019
“I’m a doctoral student at WSU in the School of Economic Sciences.” The audience looked puzzled whenever I introduced myself with this sentence at the…

Organic Ag Snapshot for 2017

Posted by David Granatstein | July 26, 2018
Organic agriculture in Washington State, as with the rest of the country and world, experienced continued growth in 2017, as we documented in our latest…

BIOAg Funding Awards Announced

Posted by Georgine Yorgey | July 19, 2018
Meijun Zhu et al. are investigating how manure-derived fertilizers impact the bacterial community and antibiotic resistance genes in Washington red raspberry fields. Photo: T. Zimmerman…

It is not just feeding our families

Posted by Esther Rugoli | January 16, 2018
This year CSANR sponsored registration for several WSU students to attend the Tilth Conference.  We will post reflections written by the students over the next several weeks. Please…
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