State ag, WSU to conduct two year soil health survey in 2020, 2021

 

December 12, 2019



Scientists from the Washington State Department of Agriculture and Washington State University are collaborating to survey the soil health of seven specialty crops grown in our state. The project is funded through the WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Researchers will assess the baseline soil health and develop a state-specific soil health index.

They are seeking participation from farmers growing potatoes, onion, sweet corn, pulses, tree fruit, wine grapes and hops during the 2020 and 2021 growing seasons.

Eligible participants will identify and describe their “best” and “wors...



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