2016 Reduced Tillage Organic Agriculture and Irrigation Management Field Day.
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Compost Facility Operator Training
October 2017. Training and certification for Compost Facility Operators, Managers, and officials involved with Composting. Hands on composting, field trips, examination.
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
Urban highway roadside soils and shrub plantings are enhanced by surface applied and incorporated organic amendments. Bary. A. R.L. Hummel, and C. Cogger. 2016. J. Arbor. Urban Hort. 42:418-427.
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Fate of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance during digestion and composting: A review. Youngquist, C.P, S.M. Mitchell, and C.G. Cogger. 2016. J. Environ. Qual. 45:537-545. doi:10.2134/jeq2015.05.0256
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Soil physical properties, nitrogen, and crop yield in organic vegetable production systems. Cogger. C.G., A.I. Bary, E.A. Myhre, A. Fortuna, and D.P. Collins. 2016. Agron. J. 108:1142-1154. doi:12.2134agronj2015.0335
Potential carbon sequestration and nitrogen cycling in long-term organic management systems. Bhowmik, A. Fortuna, L.J. Cihacek, A.I. Bary, P.M Carr, and C.G. Cogger. 2016. Renewable Agric Food Sys. doi:10.1017/S1742170516000429
Use of biological indicators of soil health to estimate reactive nitrogen dynamics in long-term organic vegetable and pasture systems. Bhowmik, A. Fortuna, L.J. Cihacek, A.I. Bary, and C.G. Cogger. 2016. Soil Biol. Biochem. 103:308-319.
Influence of seeding ratio, planting date, and termination date on rye-hairy vetch cover crop mixture performance under organic management. Lawson A., C. Cogger, A.Bary, A. Fortuna. 2015. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129597. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129597
Cover crop effects on light, nitrogen, and weeds in organic reduced tillage. Wayman, S., C.G Cogger., C. Benedict, D.P. Collins, I Burke, and A.I Bary. 2015. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 39:647-665. doi: 10.1080/21683565.2015.1018398
Extension Publications, Peer Reviewed
Backyard Composting. Cogger, G., D.M. Sullivan, A. Bary. 2017. Washington State University Extension Bulletin EB1784E.
Fertilizing with yard trimmings from landscape maintenance. Bary, A.I., C.G. Cogger, and D. Sullivan. 2016. Washington State University Extension Publication FS222E.
Fertilizing with biosolids. Sullivan, D.M., C. G. Cogger, and A.I. Bary. Revised 2015. PNW 508. Oregon State University Extension Service.
Break-even analysis of small-scale production of pastured organic poultry. Painter, K., E. Myhre, A. Bary, C. Cogger, and W. Jemmett. 2015. Pacific Northwest Extension Publication PNW 665.
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