Washington State Magazine

Category: Agriculture

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1200 Weeds—of the 48 States & Adjacent Canada
Summer 2009
When you don’t know what you’re dealing with, weedy plants may be hard to handle. Richard Old, a longtime Pullman resident and weed identification expert, has put together this comprehensive database of weeds for both public and private use. ...
Categories: Agriculture
Tags: Invasive weeds

Plowed Under: Agriculture and Environment in the Palouse
Summer 2009
This is an important and disturbing book, both for the environmental degradation it documents and the message of what little progress our agricultural practices on the Palouse have made. In a sense, the precursor of Plowed Under was a series ...
Categories: Agriculture, Environmental studies
Tags: Soil, Erosion

Gardening in the Inland Northwest
Winter 2002
If you are a gardener just embarking upon the horticultural journey of growing vegetables or fruit in the Inland Northwest, this book is quite simply the best reference you can find. Tonie Jean Fitzgerald starts out with the basics that every gardene...
Categories: Food, Agriculture
Tags: Gardening

Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the America
Fall 2003
This gem of a book is actually about the gem state, Idaho—specifically, the Snake River Plain of southern Idaho, where farmers, engineers, lawyers, bankers, and politicians have carved an agricultural landscape out of the parched and dusty sage...
Categories: History, Agriculture
Tags: Snake River, Irrigation