Miles Publications

28 Publications

Organic Apple Market Update

Miles, Matt. Current situation as of Jan. 1, 2014 and comparison of trends for this year’s crop versus last year.  Powerpoint format.

Soil Fertility in Organic Systems: A Guide for Gardeners and Small Acreage Farmers

Collins,D. C. Miles, C. Cogger, R. Koenig. 2013.  Pacific Northwest Extension Publication PNW646.

Using Biodegradable Plastics as Agricultural Mulches

Corbin, A., Cowan, J., Miles, C.A., Hayes, D., Dorgan, J., Inglis, D.A., January 2013. WSU Extension Fact Sheet FS103E.

Plastic & Biodegradable Mulch

WSU Mount Vernon website including presentations, publications and research reports from Dr. Carol Miles on plastic and biodegradable mulch for weed management.

Organic Raspberry Root Rot Control

Dr. Carol Miles, WSU Mt Vernon Research and Extension Center, and Dr. Pete Bristow, WSU Puyalllup, are investigating organic options to control root rot (Phytopthora fragriae var. rubi). This study is focused on organic root rot control, however all raspberry growers will benefit from new disease management options.

Organic Fertigation Products – April 2010

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Organic Vineyard Establishment: Trellis and Planting Stock Considerations – June 2010

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Growing Vegetables in Areas Where Soils Were Contaminated with Heavy Metals – March 2009

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Unique Vegetables: Climbing Cucurbits – May 2009

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Sticky Droppings: A Problem in Poultry Due to Feed – August 2009

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Rootstocks Promote Earlier Ripening in Western Washington Wine Grapes – December 2008

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Storing Winter Vegetables – Winter 2008

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

High Tunnels: Improving Crop Quality, Extending the Season, and Increasing Farm Profitability – Summer 2007

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Sugar Level Contents of Different Icebox Watermelon Varieties and Their Effect on Consumer Preferences – March 2005

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Effects of Seedling Tray Cell Size on Young Lettuce and Broccoli – March 2005

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

WSU CSANR Organic Agriculture Program is On the Move – September 2005

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Alternatives to Plastic Mulch for Organic Vegetable Production – June 2005

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Tomato Yield and Late Blight Study – March 2005

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Ecological and Organic Farm Management Workshop Proceedings

Proceedings from Wilsonville, Oregon workshop February 2004.

Making the Bugs Work for You: Biological Control in Organic Agriculture – December 2004

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Dry Bean Variety Trial Comparison: WSU Vancouver REU & Moses Lake – September 2004

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Thundering Hooves Farm: Land in Stewardship – March 2004

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Getting the Bugs to Work for You: Biological Control in Organic Agriculture

Symposium proceedings from Portland, Oregon November 2004.

Northwest Symposium on Organic and Biologically Intensive Agriculture: Advances in Research and Education – January 2003

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Cultivating Biological Connections – Proceedings of the Northwest Symposium on Organic and Biologically Intensive Farming: Advances in Research and Education

On November 8, 2002, CSANR co-sponsored this Symposium in Yakima, Washington, in conjunction with the annual conference of Tilth Producers of Washington. About 220 people attended, with half being growers, a quarter from universities, and the balance a mix of consultants, agency personnel, and commercial representatives. The symposium featured a poster session with over 45 presentations.

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