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1. Home-A-Syst: Improving Fertilizer Storage and Handling Home-A-Syst: Improving Fertilizer Storage and Handling Fact Sheet 3. Explains how to store and handling fertilizer to reduce the risk of contaminating groundwater. Explains storage practices, building a fertilizer facility, mixing and loading practices, spill...

2. Farming Practices for Groundwater Protection Farming Practices for Groundwater Protection Guidelines for developing Best Management Practices (BMP) on agricultural land in Washington were developed in the 1970s following section 208 of the Clean Water Act. Surface and groundwater defined. Structures,...

3. Irrigation Management Practices to Protect Groundwater and Surface Water Quality in the State of WA Irrigation Management Practices to Protect Groundwater and Surface Water Quality in the State of WA Gives growers best management practices for preserving water quality when irrigating crops.

4. Western Washington Weed Control Guide: Weed Control in Wheat Western Washington Weed Control Guide: Weed Control in Wheat Cultural practices, such as seedbed preparation, sanitation, use of clean seed, crop rotation, and encouraging a healthy, vigorous stand can reduce weed losses in wheat. Incorporating efficient, timely...

5. Home-A-Syst: Animal Manure Storage Home-A-Syst: Animal Manure Storage An aid for assessing the risk of groundwater contamination from animal manure storage. Drinking water that has nitrate concentrations greater than state or federal regulations can cause health problems...

6. Woodworking Record Woodworking Record A pad of 10 brown sheets to record articles made, costs, and safety practices. 3-hole punched.

7. Economic Case Studies of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho No-Till Farmers Growing Wheat, Barley, Lentils Economic Case Studies of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho No-Till Farmers Growing Wheat, Barley, Lentils and Peas in the 19-2 This publication presents production costs, cultural practices, and profitability of dryland farming systems used by six leading no-till farmers in the 19-22 inch precipitation zone of the Pacific Northwest....

8. Fertilizing with Biosolids Fertilizing with Biosolids Biosolids are a byproduct of municipal wastewater treatment. They contain organic matter and nutrients beneficial for soil, crop, and livestock productivity. Raw sewage solids must be processed to meet...

9. A Primer for Timber Harvesting A Primer for Timber Harvesting Timber sales are complicated. The choices a forest landowner makes will influence financial return, future site productivity, soil erosion, and other factors. Here is a basic book for those who want to...

10. Developing a Marketing Plan for Fresh Produce Developing a Marketing Plan for Fresh Produce New marketing opportunities for Pacific Northwest vegetable and fruit growers are exciting and inventive. Farm direct marketing refers to farmer-to-consumer sales, through U-pick, roadside markets, farmer's...

11. Home-A-Syst: Site Evaluation Home-A-Syst: Site Evaluation Homestead sites contain many potential sources of groundwater contamination. Whether your site is at high or low risk depends on your management practices and soil type, bedrock characteristics, and depth...

12. Crop Profile for Cranberries in Washington (Online Only) Crop Profile for Cranberries in Washington (Online Only) Presents an overview of the cranberry industry in Washington and its cultural practices including problems with insect and disease pests. This profile explains each pest and its treatment. The final section...

13. Crop Profile for Spinach Seed in Washington (Online Only) Crop Profile for Spinach Seed in Washington (Online Only) This tightly controlled and profitable system earns $20 million annually from 3-4,000 acres. The biggest problem is weed control. Other sections include cultural practices and control of insects and diseases....

14. Weed Control in Cabbage, Table Beet and Spinach Weed Control in Cabbage, Table Beet and Spinach Mapping identified weeds and planning a year-round weed and crop management program offer the best methods for growing seed successfully. A combination of proper cultural practices, cultivation, and herbicides...

15. Why Fruit Trees Fail to Bear Why Fruit Trees Fail to Bear Tree health, bearing age, climate, weather, pollination, biennial bearing and cultural practices covered.

16. Lawn Renovation Lawn Renovation Methods are for renovation without removal of old sod. Topics include grass selection, mowing practices, thatch removal, watering, pest control, and step by step renovation procedures.

17. Protecting Groundwater: Managing Livestock on Small Acreage Protecting Groundwater: Managing Livestock on Small Acreage The authors discuss responsible land and water stewardship: best management practices for stream banks, barnyards, and feedlots. Subjects covered include livestock waste, pasture fencing, grazing management,...

18. Marssonina Leaf and Twig Spot on Willow Marssonina Leaf and Twig Spot on Willow This fungal disease affects foliage on many kinds of willow. Although the foliage is unsightly, the growth of the tree is not affected. Good sanitation practices are the only recommended control, though...

19. Home-A-Syst: Improving Animal Lot Management Home-A-Syst: Improving Animal Lot Management A major consideration of animal lot management is preventing pollution of surface and groundwater sources by manure, soil, chemicals or other contaminants. Improved lot management practices not only help...

20. Managing Livestock Manure to Protect Groundwater Managing Livestock Manure to Protect Groundwater Groundwater is the source of drinking water for the majority of Washington state's population, so groundwater quality must be protected from contamination. Livestock wastes, a potential source of water...
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