Cover Cropping Publications
Collins,D. C. Miles, C. Cogger, R. Koenig. 2013. Pacific Northwest Extension Publication PNW646.
WSU researchers and extension educators are researching different methods for reducing tillage in organic vegetable production. This video demonstrates termination of barley and vetch cover crops with a roller/crimper and flail mower.
Mullinix, K. and Granatstein, D. 2011. Intl. J. Fruit Sci. 11:74-87.
WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center webpage. Contains links to additional resources and presentations.
Influence of orchard floor management and compost application timing on N partitioning in organically managed apple trees
TerAvest, D., J.L. Smith, L. Carpenter-Boggs, L. Hoagland, D. Granatstein, and J.P. Reganold. 2010. HortScience. 45:637-642.
Granatstein, D., Wiman, M., Kirby, E., Mullinix, K. 2010. Acta Hort. 873:115-122.
On-farm research has been conducted since 1999 to determine the benefits of mustard green manures and to improve their effectiveness. They are being used in irrigated regions of Eastern Washington to improve soil quality, control wind erosion, and manage soilborne pests.
Granatstein, D. and E. Sanchez. 2009. Intl. J. Fruit Science 9:257-281.
M. R. Wiman, Kirby, E. M., Granatstein, D. M., Sullivan, T. P. HortTechnology July–September 2009 19(3).
Wiman, M., Kirby, E., Granatstein, D., Mullinix, K. 2008. Poster presented at 2008 BIOAg Research Symposium.
Granatstein, D. and K. Mullinix. 2008. HortScience 43(1):45-50.
Effects of Ground Cover Management Strategies on Yield and Nitrogen Supply in Organic Apple Production Systems
Poster presentation – BIOAg Research Symposium 2008.
Olmstead, M. 2006. EB2010, WSU Extenson.
Sullivan, T. 2006. Research report to CSANR.
Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter