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A New Look for a Signature Program

The first Extension Master Gardener sm Volunteer program was started in January of 1973 at Washington State University. Extension …

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August in Sweet Caroline

The hot times of August in sweet Caroline may have you doing a little “song sung blue”, but this …

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Getting to Know a Native

Redbuds are native small flowering trees in shades of lavender to pink that bear their flowers closely along the …

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Most Common Pruning Mistakes

During my career as a horticulturist I once worked as a landscaper. One of my duties was to prune …

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Bright Winter Flowers

The hybrid mahonias are one of my favorite groups of winter-flowering plants. If you like the Latin they’re listed …

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean Cyst Nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

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Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden

This publication describes ways to minimize nematode problems by employing several control measures such as …

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Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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