Events and New on Website
Compost Facility Operator Training
15-19 October 2018. 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 (Request pdf e-copy). Bary. A. R.L. Hummel, and C. Cogger. 2016. J. Arbor. Urban Hort. 42:418-427.
♣ Fate of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance during digestion and composting: A review (Request pdf e-copy). Youngquist, C.P, S.M. Mitchell, and C.G. Cogger. 2016. J. Environ. Qual. 45:537-545. doi:10.2134/jeq2015.05.0256
♣ Soil physical properties, nitrogen, and crop yield in organic vegetable production systems (PDF-Online). 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 (PDF-Online). 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 (PDF-Online). Bhowmik, A. Fortuna, L.J. Cihacek, A.I. Bary, and C.G. Cogger. 2016. Soil Biol. Biochem. 103:308-319.
Extension Publications, Peer Reviewed
♣ Raised Beds. Will They Benefit Your Vegetable Garden? (PDF-Online). Cogger, C. 2017. Washington State University Extension Bulletin FS075E.
♣ Backyard Composting (PDF-Online). Cogger, G., D.M. Sullivan, A. Bary. 2017. Washington State University Extension Bulletin EB1784E.
♣ Fertilizing with yard trimmings from landscape maintenance (PDF-Online). Bary, A.I., C.G. Cogger, and D. Sullivan. 2016. Washington State University Extension Publication FS222E.