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Pathways to Progress in Tackling Stormwater Runoff in Near-Urban Agricultural Areas

Posted by Kevin Hyde | February 18, 2021
Stormwater runoff, particularly from roadways, is one of the leading sources of water pollution in Puget Sound. Stormwater pollution impacts people and ecosystems in different…

Closing the Loop: How Well Could Fertilizer Derived from Dairy Manure Meet Crop Nitrogen Demand in Whatcom County, Washington

Posted by Karen Hills | January 6, 2021
Manure can play a valuable role in crop production because of its ability to build soil fertility and soil health. Ironically, manure can pose a…

Good news! U.S. fruit and vegetable supply chains are resilient

Posted by David Gustafson | December 17, 2020
We’re all exhausted. As we near the end of what feels like the longest year of our lives, we’re now being told that we can’t…

Understanding the Unbearable Whiteness of Farming

Posted by Shannon Brenner | January 31, 2019
As an aspiring farmer and a student of the social sciences, attending the Tilth conference provided a unique opportunity to engage with topics ranging from…

Tilth Alliance – Where do we go from here?

Posted by ames.fowler | January 28, 2019
Entering the Tilth Alliance conference, I was eager to put a finger on the pulse of sustainable agriculture in Washington State. I attended a wide…

Conversations at Tilth

Posted by Jill Farrant | January 24, 2019
When I saw the class itinerary for this year’s Tilth Conference, I knew I had to find a way to attend. As a student and…

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…

Ecosystem Monitoring

Posted by Mark Batcheler | December 19, 2018
As a long time farmer and recent graduate student, going to conferences like the Tilth Conference are opportunities to go see my people.  People who…

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…

True Cost Accounting

Posted by Anne Schwartz | June 18, 2018
Anne Schwartz is a long-time CSANR Advisory Committee member, former Tilth Producers of Washington president, proprietor of Blue Heron Farm, and lifelong advocate for sustainable…
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