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CSANR has supported research on dozens of sustainable agriculture and food systems topics for two decades. This publications database serves as a catalog of available resources. You can either browse Program Areas and Topics or search for relevant publications by key words.
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Current Status of Certified Organic Agriculture in Washington State: 2018

Granatstein, D. and E. Kirby. Includes data through calendar year 2018 for Washington, along with some national and global data. Does not have 2018 organic sales value, to be added in July.

Farmer-to-Farmer & Rancher-to-Rancher Case Studies Series

Authors include: Yorgey, G., Borrelli, K., Painter, K., Davis, H., Hall, S., Hudson, T., Neibergs, S., Reeves, M., Kruger, C., McGuire A., Finkelnburg, D., Roe, D., Brooks, E., and Kantor, S. 2016-2019. PNW Extension Publications and videos. These series explore strategies that innovative regional farmers and ranchers are using that enhance resilience to climate change and other future challenges. Case studies highlight producers in dryland and irrigated annual cropping, rangeland, and dairy production systems. Practices relate to soil health, diversification, responsive management, and many others.

Trends in Washington State Organic Diversified Vegetable Production

Granatstein et al. FS310E, WSU Extension, 2018. Presentation of data collected from diversified organic vegetable farms in the state, including estimates gross revenue per acre. PDF file.

Recent Trends in Certified Organic Tree Fruit in Washington State: 2018

Granatstein and E. Kirby. Details on the Washington organic tree fruit sector, as well as some national and international data. Includes information on markets, production area, production volume, prices, and exports. PDF file.

Carbon sequestration potential in cropland soils in the Pacific Northwest: A summary of what we know and what gaps there are

Yorgey, G.G., S.A. Hall, C.E. Kruger, C.O. Stockle, and M. Donnay. March 2019. White paper prepared for the Laird Norton Family Foundation. 49 pages.

Safeguarding Potato Cropping Systems in the Pacific Northwest Through Improved Soil Health

Hills, K., H. Collins, G. Yorgey, A. McGuire, C. Kruger. 2018. Report prepared for the Washington State Potato Commission. Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University. 96 pp. (large file: 13 MB)

True Cost Accounting Resources

Anne Schwartz, CSANR Advisory Committee member. 2018. True Cost Accounting is the study in economics that addresses all of the upstream and downstream costs and benefits associated with a set of management decisions and ensuing practices, and their long-term impacts on natural resources and communities.

Protocol for Third Party Evaluation of Agricultural Nutrient Management Technologies

Bronstad, E., G. Yorgey, and M. Stoermann. 2018. Washington State University and Newtrient.

2018 Soil Health Summit Summary Report

Saari, B.R., C.E. Kruger, G.G. Yorgey, L. Michel, W.L. Pan, J. Moore-Kucera, R. Ledgerwood, R. Koenig, and M. Clark. 2018. Washington State 2018 Soil Health Summit Summary Report. Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University, Wenatchee, WA.

Methods for Producing Biochar and Advanced Biofuels in Washington State – Part 4: Literature Review of Sustainability Issues, Business Models, and Financial Analyses

Garcia-Perez M., J.A. Garcia-Nunez, T. Lewis, C. E. Kruger, M.R. Fuchs, G. Flora, S. Kantor 2012. Fourth Project Report. Department of Biological Systems Engineering and the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 75 pp. (publish date for WP 2/1/2013)
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