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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…

A Problem with Soil Inoculants

Posted by Andrew McGuire | November 22, 2022
As I wrote in my last post, the focus and excitement around soil biology leads many to believe that they have a soil biology problem.…

Technology for Trade: New Tools and New Rules for Water Use and Allocation in Agriculture and Beyond

Posted by Georgine Yorgey | November 15, 2022
In the Columbia River Basin, as in other basins across the western United States, water allocation decisions and processes are important for making the most…

Deficit Irrigation Can Improve Fruit Quality for Hard Cider Producers

Posted by Sarah Davis | November 8, 2022
Growing up, I remember my grandfather bringing my family fresh Honeycrisp apples from his orchard in the Chelan area, describing the qualities that made them…

Don’t Overthink Your Soil Biology

Posted by Andrew McGuire | November 1, 2022
I am not sure of the causes. Perhaps it’s the demand for soil health information which far surpasses the supply of science-based content? Or maybe…

Fine-Tuning with Soil Health; Soilborne Disease?

Posted by Andrew McGuire | October 5, 2022
Healthy soils produce healthy crops. right? Nope. Although it would seem the very definition of soil health, this popular thinking does not match what plant…

Deficit Irrigation Conserves Water in Agriculture to Aid in Combating Water Stress

Posted by Sarah Davis | September 27, 2022
Washington State has nearly 15 million acres of farmland with around 39,000 operating farms, each producing necessary agricultural commodities. A few of the most well-known…

Fine-Tuning with Soil Health; Water

Posted by Andrew McGuire | August 23, 2022
In my last post, we found that soil health was not a major factor for crop yield but is useful in fine-tuning crop nutrient supply.…

Fine-tuning with Soil Health; Nutrients

Posted by Andrew McGuire | August 17, 2022
Farming requires a lot of knowledge and skill. You have limited time and resources. It pays to know where your efforts will return the most…

Our Five-Year Mission… to Boldly Go Where No Integrated Model Has Gone Before

Posted by David Gustafson | August 3, 2022
As a child of the sixties, I can still remember our family sitting together to watch the coolest show on television, Star Trek (Figure 1).…
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