CSANR Grants

ID Title Principal Investigator(s)
001 Organic Seed Production and Quality Jones, S.
002 Weed Management in organic dryland spring wheat Gallagher, R.
003 Trends in Organic Agriculture in the PNW Granatstein, D.
004 Understory Management in Organic Tree Fruits and Other Woody Perennials Granatstein, D.
005 Organic Transition Rotations for Northwestern Washington Inglis, D.
Miller, T.
006 Outreach and Education Granatstein, D.
007 Organic Seed Treatments du Toit, L.
Inglis, D.
008 Evaluating and developing varieties for organic systems Jones, S.
009 Alternatives to Plastic Mulch for Organic Vegetable Production Miles, C.
010 Post-Plant Management of Nemotodes in Apple Orchards Riga, E.
011 Cover Crops for Weed Management in Organic and Transition Systems Cogger, C.
012 Field efficacy trials of Metarhizium anisopliae alone and in combination with entomopathogenic nematodes against the larval stage of the Carrots Rust Fly Psila rosae Muehleisen, D.
013 Organic Apple Price in Response to Crop Size Supplied to the Market Wang, H.
014 Evaluating vegetable varieties for organic systems Miles, C.
015 Nitrogen Supply and Partitioning in Managed Understories of Organic Apples Reganold, J.
016 Control of Xanthomonas in Cabbage Seed Carpenter-Boggs, L.
017 Production of DHA Rich Algae biomass as Cattle Feed Supplement to Enhance Milk Quality Chen, S.
018 Winter Canola as a Rotation Crop in the Low and Intermediate Rainfall Regions of the Inland Pacific Northwest. Schillinger, B.
019 Legume Data Mining Pan, B.
020 Nutrient Quality and Disease Prevention Benefits of Organic versus Conventional Tomatoes and their Products Andrews, P.
Davies, N.
021 Strategies to Achieve Ecological and Economic Goals in the Transition Phase of Eastern Washington Organic Dryland Grain Production Fuerst, P.
Koenig, R.
022 Carbon Sequestration under Irrigated Switchgrass Production Fransen, S.
023 Production and quality of winter grown organic vegetables in Washington Koenig, R.
Miles, C.
024 Economics of BIOAg Painter, K.
025 Demonstration and Outreach for Livestock Carcass Composting Carpenter-Boggs, L.
026 Farming for Food Quality – Symposium and Seminars Granatstein, D.
Miles, C.
027 Dairy Roundtable Feise, C.
028 Land EKG Rangeland Monitoring Workshop Nelson, D.
031 Cover Crops for Organic Weed Control Cogger, C.
032 Organic Teaching Farm cultivator etc Jaeckel, B.
033 Organic Orchard Equip Granatstein, D.
034 Field Roller Special Equipment Purchase Bary, A.
Cogger, C.
035 Statewide Farmer Survey – BIOAg Stats Ostrom, M.
036 Washington State Coordinator for Cultivating Success Course Perillo, C.
037 AFS organic and sustainable ag coordinator Perillo, C.
038 Sustainability Modules Carpenter-Boggs, L.
039 Organic Teaching Farm Manager Perillo, C.
040 Field Course Ostrom, M.
Perillo, C.
041 Organic Potato Late Blight Prediction Tool Inglis, D.
042 Food Safety in Organic Production Killinger, K.
043 Evaluation of seed and drench treatments for organic production Carpenter-Boggs, L.
du Toit, L.
044 Market Price Analysis for Washington Organic Apples and Pears Wang, H.
045 Evaluation of seed treatments for organic vegetable production in the Pacific Northwest du Toit, L.
046 Growing nitrogen in the organic orchard Davenport, J.
047 Assessing effects of an alfalfa cover crop on biological control and tree nutrition in organic pear orchards Jones, V.
048 Weed management in establishing an organic wine grape vineyard Miles, C.
049 Evaluating and Developing Varieties for Organic Systems in Western Washington Jones, S.
050 Integrating low-disturbance organic grain and livestock production Carpenter-Boggs, L.
051 Conservation Biology of Syrphids, Predators of Woolly Aphid in Central Washington. Beers, E.
052 Evaluation of Wheat Varieties for Mutualism with Endomycorrhizal Fungi to Improve Phosphorus Uptake Campbell, K.
053 Wheat Quality in Organic and Conventional Dryland Cropping Systems Fuerst, P.
054 Evaluating Soils Receiving Multiple Green Manures for Suppression of Verticillium dahliae McGuire, A.
055 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Wheat Grown in Washington State Ostrom, M.
056 Nutritional Quality of Organic Fruits: Influence of Processing on Phenolic Compounds, Ascorbic Acid Sablani, S.
057 Regional Food Distribution System Enhancement Project Saez, H.
058 Soil Carbon Sequestration Potential of Agricultural Systems Incorporating Biologically Based Techniques Stockle, C.
059 Identification of Root Disease-Causing Organisms and Their Management in Washington Raspberries Walters, T.
060 Antibiotics in Animal Manure: A Challenge to Organic Cropping Systems Ullman, J.
061 Assessment of Renewable Fertilizers from Anaerobic Digester Manure Nutrient Recovery Chen, S.
062 Low Disturbance Weed Control in Organic Dryland Cropping Systems Fuerst, P.
063 Plant Breeding for Organic Agriculture Extension Course Jones, S.
064 Weeklong Field Analysis of Sustainable Food Systems Course Perillo, C.
065 Learning Organic Agriculture at WSU Reganold, J.
066 Building Soils for Better Crops Workshop McGuire, A.
067 Cultivating Success Small Farming and Ranching Course Munts, P.
068 Holistic Management Sustainability Conference: Creating a Sustainable Future for Agriculture in the Pacific Northwest Nelson, D.
069 On-Farm Workshop on Food Fermentation Saez, H.
070 Helping Hands, Healthy Community: A Harvest Education Project Burrows, C.
071 Demonstration Improvements and Educational Aids for the Aeschliman Learning Site Kok, H.
072 Short Course in Biodynamic Agriculture Murray, T.
073 2009 BIOAg Tour: On-Site Demonstration of Farm Diversification and Sustainable Farming Practices VanVleet, S.
074 Pasture Improvement through Pastured Poultry VanVleet, S.
075 Quantifying biological control of pear psylla in a cover crop system Horton, D.
076 Vegetable grafting for Verticillium dahliae resistance Miles, C.
077 Development of Economic and Environmental Life Cycle Analysis Tool for the Assessment of Nitrogen Fertilizers in Apple-Tree Fruit Industry Stockle, C.
Zaher, U.
078 Alternative Forage and Fodder Crops for Livestock Production Benedict, C.
Corbin, A.
079 Effects of High Tunnels and Biodegradable Mulch Use on Fruit Quality and Yield in High-value Crops Miles, C.
080 Evaluation and development of buckwheat and quinoa as alternative small grains for Washington State organic farmers and consumers Jaeckel, B.
Murphy, K.
081 Local and landscape-scale conservation of beneficial predators in Columbia Basin Potato Crops Snyder, W.
082 Biennial Canola for Forage and Ecosystem Improvement in Dryland Cropping Systems Kincaid, R.
083 Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis and Plant Growth and Productivity Poovaiah, J.
084 Sustainable Farming of Woodland Crops Murray, T.
085 Organic tree-fruit pest management – (OREI) Beers, E.
086 Tillage reduction and cover cropping for enhanced soil quality and weed management in western Washington organic vegetable farms (OREI) Collins, D.
087 Forecasting Late Blight for Northwestern Washington Organic Potato Production Inglis, D.
088 Phytonutrients and Genomics of Organic Tomatoes: Soil Fertility and/or Plant Defense Andrews, P.
Dhingra, A.
089 Health Benefits of Conventional, Organic and No-till Whole Wheat Baik, B.-K.
Fuerst, P.
090 Closing the Gap: Organic Wheat Variety Release in Eastern Washington Murphy, K.
093 Intercropping, Precision Weed Management, and Pea Breeding for Organic and Conventional Cropping Systems Fuerst, P.
094 Evaluating yields and profitability of small-scale organic and biointensive vegetable production in Washington Young, D.
095 Sustainable Sanitation Technique for Postharvest Quality and Safety of Organic Fruits Sablani, S.
096 Evaluating Apple Varieties for Hard Cider Production Miles, C.
097 Choosing and managing cover crops to improve weed management in reduced tillage organic vegetable production Cogger, C.
098 The effect of tillage on oxidation of soil organic carbon in organically-managed soil Higgins, S.
Stockle, C.
099 Lentil Selection to Reduce Dietary Intake of Arsenic Carpenter-Boggs, L.
Roje, S.
100 Harnessing microcins for control of scours in neonatal calves Call, D.
101 The potential for data-based irrigation management adoption to improve the sustainability of water and nitrogen resources Brady, M.
102 Developing research information to evaluate camelina and canola in a livestock feeding system Llewellyn, D.
103 Development of winter pea lines for intercropping purposes Hulbert, S.
104 Effects of Nematode Genetic Diversity on Management of Potato Pests Snyder, W.
106 Workshops: Tomato Grafting Techniques for Soil-Borne Disease Resistance Miles, C.
107 Developing Improved Management Practices to Overcome Soil Health Issues in Red Raspberries Benedict, C.
108 Use of oxidized bio-chars to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and attenuate the transport of Escherichia coli in soils Garcia-Perez, M.
110 Combined Soil Quality Workshops for Irrigated Ag McGuire, A.
111 Increasing local dry bean production and markets through on-farm variety trials and nutrition education Betz, D.
Miles, C.
112 Developing adapted varieties and optimal management practices for quinoa in diverse environments across Washington State Murphy, K.
113 Agroecology of Urban Food Farming: Engaging scientists, producers and educators in collaborative BIOAg research planning Chappell, J.
114 Dryland Summer Tour (REACCH) Pan, B.
115 Eating our way to a healthy planet: Can how we eat help reduce climate change? Nelson, D.
116 Planning for a Phase II SCRI grant proposal on ‘Utilization and Versatility of Biodegradable Agricultural Materials in Specialty Crop Production’ Koenig, R.
Miles, C.
117 Development of Washington Organic Producer-Level Database on Crop Yields, Sales Value, and Price Brady, M.
118 Understanding the molecular basis of phytonutrient composition differences in organic tomatoes via quantitative transcriptome analysis Dhingra, A.
120 Interrow cultivation and intercropping for organic transition in dryland crop production systems Burke, I.
121 Using the BioIntensive Technique of Intercropping Teff (Eragrostis tef) into Timothy to Improve the Economic Sustainability of Timothy Norberg, S.
122 Vineyard evaluation of five beneficial insect-attracting native plant ground covers as a strategy to improve and sustain IPM in wine grapes James, D.
123 Production Cost Estimation of Establishing a Cider Apple Orchard in Washington State Miles, C.
124 Sustainable Sanitation Technique for Postharvest Quality and Safety of Organic Fruits Sablani, S.
125 Sequencing the genomes of two critically-important biological control agents, the insect-killing nematodes Steinernema feltiae and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Snyder, W.
126 Role of flavins in the resistance of Sinorhizobium meliloti – alfalfa association to Aphanomyces root rot Yurgel, S.
127 Agroecological Assessment of Farming in the Rural-Urban Interface: Building Resiliency in Regional Food Systems Ostrom, M.
128 Online Training Module for Grafting Vegetable Transplants Miles, C.
129 Cascadia Grains Conference Patzek, L.
130 International Quinoa Research Symposium Murphy, K.
131 Exploring Root Architecture as a Defense against Soil-Borne Pathogens Hulbert, S.
132 Economic Costs and Benefits of Soil Improvement Practices McGuire, A.
133 Beyond beef and barley soup: Development of nutritionally dense, hulless food barley varieties for organic farmers Murphy, K.
134 Introducing Organic Quinoa Production Systems in the Palouse Reganold, J.
135 Biodiversity and the Natural Suppression of Human Pathogens Snyder, W.
136 Searching for Organic Antimicrobials Zhu, M.
137 Impact of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Phosphorus Use Efficiency and Root Diseases of Onion Crops du Toit, L.
138 Monitoring Uptake of Legume N by Apple Trees Using Nitrogen Isotope Discrimination Granatstein, D.
139 A biologically intensive approach to induce the natural immunity of potatoes against the pathogens inciting Late Blight and Verticillium wilt Hadwiger, L.
140 Cascadia Grains Conference and Growing Grains Extension Publication Patzek, L.
141 Soil Quality Network 2014 McMoran, D.
142 Garden-based STEM nutrition and biology K-12 curriculum to increase pulse consumption Miles, C.
143 The Search for Acid-tolerant Rhizobia to Improve Pulse Production Carpenter-Boggs, L.
144 Understanding the molecular basis of plant response to organic versus conventional fertilizer using a metatranscriptomic approach Dhingra, A.
145 Bi-Functional Crops: Fall-sown cool season grain legumes provide cover crop attributes Guy, S.
146 Soil health and pasture productivity under mob grazing and fertility management Hudson, T.
147 Improving anaerobically digested dairy manure solids by economical post treatment to create value-added and sustainable greenhouse potting mix fiber products Hummel, R.
148 Breeding colored wheat and barley for nutrition and novelty for low-input integrated farms Jones, S.
149 Spatial and temporal dynamics of attracting green lacewings to synthetic lures in apple orchards for pest suppression Jones, V.
150 Determining the Effect of Biodegradable and Living Mulches on Annual Weeds and and Growth of Newly-planted Blueberry Miller, T.
151 Birds and Biosecurity: contact rates and parasite exchange between livestock and songbirds Owen, J.
152 WSU Plasticulture website development Cowan, J.
153 Bovine-avian interactions on dairies: improving cow welfare and farm economic stability by implementing effective and sustainable bird deterrence methods Adams-Progar, A.
154 Flexible Farming (FlexFarm) Production Systems: Integrating Crops and Livestock for Diverse, Resilient, and Sustainable Agricultural Landscapes Johnson, K.
156 Creation of a Web-Based Training Course to Promote Biological Control Chambers, U.
157 Precision application of organic amendments for improved soil quality in replant orchards Brown, D.
158 Rapid Evaluation of Winter Wheat Residue Decomposition Potential Carter, A.
159 Strip tillage and cover cropping for enhanced water use efficiency in western Washington organic vegetable farms Collins, D.
160 Integrating manure-based amendments with pest control: Potential of predatory flies (Scathophagidae) as a secondary benefit of manure amendments, for early season control of spotted wing drosophila in red raspberry Gerdeman, B.
161 Impact of fungal root endophytes on Verticillium wilt using cucurbits as model hosts Inglis, D.
162 Rapid sensing of dairy manure nutrients for precision applications in agricultural production Ndegwa, P.
163 Building soil quality, enhancing soil microbial function, and alleviating chlorosis in Concord grapes with inter-row cover crops Sullivan, T.
164 Combined Soils and High Residue Farming Workshop and Summary Publication McGuire, A.
165 From Ground to Glass: Evaluation of unique barley varieties for western Washington craft malting, brewing and distilling Bramwell, S.
166 Increasing legume nodulation for improved symbiotic nitrogen fixation Kahn, M.
167 Biodegradable peptides as triggers of plant defense against pathogens and pests Tanaka, K.
168 Examining microbial mediation of disease resistance, pollinator attraction, and crop yield in apple crops Crowder, D.
169 Capturing drought-avoidance genotypes using peroxisome proliferation readout Smertenko, A.
170 Methods for Practical Field Selection of Honey Bee Colonies, and the Rearing of Queens and Drones Lawrence, T.
171 Evaluating the Impacts of Border Vegetation Patterns on Multifunctional Biodiversity and Crop Production in Washington Blueberry Wasko-DeVetter, L.
172 Sustainable Crop-Livestock Integration for System Health in the Dryland Inland Pacific Northwest Tao, H.
173 Breaking bindweed: Can plant growth regulators disrupt apical dominance, deplete a persistent bud bank, and improve the control of perennial weed species in specialty crops? Sosnoskie, L.
174 Development of a USDA NIFA SCRI proposal to combat onion bacterial diseases across the US du Toit, L.
175 Participatory On-Farm Agroecological Education: Assessing the Effectiveness of a 14 year Farmer-University Partnership Ostrom, M.
176 Strategic Development of the Organic Agriculture Systems Major at WSU Everett Ewing, B.
177 Quantifying the Weed Seedbank Using Quantitative PCR and Soil Community Analysis Sullivan, T.
178 Tallgrass Prairie in Central Washington: Establishing Warm-Season Perennial Grasses on Irrigated Pasture Hudson, T.
179 Impact of Biochar, Black Liquor, and Fly Ash Application to Soil on Productivity of Wheat in Eastern Washington Murray, T.
180 Can lignin degrading organisms reduce Verticillium wilt in pumpkin cropping systems? Tymon, L
181 Impact of manure-derived fertilizers on bacterial community and antibiotic resistance genes in Washington red raspberry fields Zhu, M.
182 Stabilizing the OFoot Decision Support Tool for Interdisciplinary Research Carpenter-Boggs, L.