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Acidifying Soil for Crop Production: Inland Pacific Northwest

Soil acidification is used to reduce soil pH to improve crop performance and increase economic returns. Soil acidification is a long-term and expensive process, and should be considered on a site-s ...

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Agricultural Lime and Liming - Part 2. Laboratory testing to determine lime requirements (Soil Acidification Series)
Agricultural Lime and Liming is a three-part publication that introduces the basic principles of how and why calcareous amendments are land applied to elevate the pH of acid soils. Part 2 delves more ...

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Agricultural Lime and Liming, Part 3: Aglime Product Selection and Comparison Calculator User Guide (Soil Acidification Series)
Agricultural Lime and Liming is a three-part publication that introduces the basic principles of how and why calcareous amendments are land applied to elevate the pH of acid soils. Part 3 is a user’s ...

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Agriculture Lime and Liming - Part 1. Introduction to Agricultural Lime and Liming (Soil Acidification Series)
Agricultural Lime and Liming is a three-part publication that introduces the basic principles of how and why calcareous amendments are land applied to elevate the pH of acid soils. Part 1 contributes ...

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An Evaluation of Soil Improvement Practices Being Used on Irrigated Soils in the Columbia Basin
This publication outlines the results of a 2015 study conducted on the effects of three soil improvement practices used in the Columbia Basin: organic amendments, cover crops and green manures, and hi ...

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Anaerobic Digestion Effluents and Processes: The Basics
Anaerobic digesters are used worldwide to produce bioenergy and sustainably treat organic waste from municipal, industrial, and agricultural operations. This fact sheet reviews the basic elements of ...

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Backyard Composting
Curious about compost? Composting reduces waste and provides an inexpensive treatment for home gardens and landscapes. Whether you have been composting for years or want to start your first pile, this ...

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Best Management Practices for Summer Fallow in the World's Driest Rainfed Wheat Region
Wind erosion from excessively tilled soils is a severe problem, especially in south-central Washington. Tillage of fallow land in the world’s driest rainfed wheat production region is considered neces ...

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Biosolids in Dryland Cropping Systems
This publication reviews the long-term benefits of municipal biosolids applications on soil health in dryland cereal and pasture cropping systems east of the Cascades. Biosolids were an especially eff ...

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Camelina: Effects of Planting Date and Method on Stand Establishment and Seed Yield
To help determine the agronomic potential of camelina as an oilseed crop, research was conducted to find the best planting date and method for optimum stand establishment and seed yield. Field experi ...

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