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What does it take to start a long-term experiment?

Posted by Gabriel LaHue | December 20, 2022
“What were they thinking?” It’s a common question asked by agricultural scientists about the design of long-term cropping system experiments. Starting a long-term study is…

Washington SoilCon and Virtual Engagement

Posted by Chris Benedict | December 13, 2022
The last two years taught us how to adapt to rapid changes in our daily lives, including the major pivot to remote education. Remote education…

Looking to the Future: AgAID Institute

Posted by Jordan Jobe | November 29, 2022
In September 2021, WSU began leadership of a new Agriculture-Artificial Intelligence (AI) research Institute: the AgAID Institute. As the growing population increases food demand, agriculture…

2021 Annual Report Released

Posted by Katie Doonan | October 12, 2022
In the whirlwind of 2022, we are happy to announce the release of our 2021 Annual Report. If you’ve ever wondered about specific projects that…

2022 BIOAg Award Announcement

Posted by Katie Doonan | March 16, 2022
The Biologically Intensive Agriculture and Organic Farming (BIOAg) Program is an integral part of CSANR’s mission to promote innovative and applicable research into sustainable agriculture.

Get out the Map! A Soil Health Roadmap for Washington

Posted by Karen Hills | November 30, 2021
Soil has been called “the living skin of the Earth.” The effort to maintain the health of this “living skin” in Washington got a boost…

Why the World Stays Green

Posted by Andrew McGuire | November 16, 2021
The world is green with plants. The world also has thousands of species of plant-eating insects and other organisms. Why don’t all those insects eat…

Crop Diversity is Not the Cause

Posted by Andrew McGuire | July 19, 2021
I previously covered reasons why the results of many biodiversity studies do not apply to agriculture. Here, I want to emphasize a related issue: how…

How Do Grocery and Meal Kit Deliveries Impact the Carbon Footprint of Our Food?

Posted by Nicole Bell | July 1, 2021
I explored opportunities to reduce environmental impact related to food preparation and food waste in previous Perspectives on Sustainability articles. However, transportation in the food…

Lessons from Recycling Policy Can Inform Compost Policy

Posted by Michael Brady | April 8, 2021
Washington State House Bill 1543 was signed into law in 2019 by Governor Jay Inslee in an attempt to avert a complete collapse of recycling…
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