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Locally produced wood biochar increases nutrient retention in agricultural soils of the San Juan Islands, WA, USA
Biochar additions to agricultural soil have been shown to result in many benefits; however, most studies have been conducted in greenhouse or laboratory trials with few being conducted in the field and particularly in association with organic farming systems. Herein, this gap was addressed by conducting on-farm studies on ...
Effects of agricultural drainage ditch maintenance on water temperature in the Snoqualmie River valley, Washington State
Water temperature profoundly affects the health of freshwater ecosystems and is an increasing water quality concern in the Pacific Northwest, where warm stream temperatures can threaten the survival and growth of already endangered salmonid species. Agricultural drainage ditches exist to improve drainage off fields but are ...