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PFAS Talking Points

Jan 14, 2020
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Forget climate change. Forget soil degradation. Forget water quality. Biosolids can help all of those - better than most other tools we have. The real threat…
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Soil Health/Plant Health

Nov 25, 2019
By Sally Brown and Ande Niedzwiecki, University of Washington; Toby Una, Andy Bary and Deirdre Griffin LaHue, Washington State University This study was set up to see if the use of amendments made…
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Allegations against Land Application: Facts and Myths

Oct 31, 2019
By Ian Pepper, The University of Arizona; Greg Kester, California Association of Sanitation Agencies; Nick Basta and Alyssa Zearley, Ohio State University and Ryan Batjiaka, San Francisco PUC The…
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Plant Available Sulfur in Biosolids

Sep 25, 2019
By Eliza Smith, Oregon State University The Soil Fertility Specialist at Oregon State, Amber Moore, and research assistant Eliza Smith, in collaboration with Dan Sullivan, Nutrient Management…
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Soil Chemistry to Save Our Sound

Jul 31, 2019
By Norah Kates, University of Washington What happens to the water that falls on our cities every time it rains? A lot of the answer depends on what comes in contact with that water as it runs down…
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Biosolids & Soil Health

Jun 27, 2019
By Andy Bary, Washington State University-Puyallup Soil health is a function of various soil attributes (physical, chemical and biological) which respond to land management and vary in space and…
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Our Research Family Tree

May 29, 2019
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Research has always been a critical component of the work of Northwest Biosolids.  That research has provided critical insights into how to best use…
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A True Test of TAGRO

Apr 29, 2019
By Sally Brown, University of Washington We finally took the plunge.  While buying cannabis is legal in most of the Northwest, growing it in a University is not.  Universities receive funds from…
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Soil Health - Plant Health: First Year Results

Mar 22, 2019
By Sally Brown and Sally Landefeld, University of Washington; Dan Eberheardt, City of Tacoma-TAGRO and Juan Carlos Hernandez, Monroe Correctional Facility Last year was the first year of a study…
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Wildlife population dynamics on a biosolids fertilized dryland pasture

Feb 11, 2019
By Karen Hodges, University of British Columbia Okanagan; Frank Doyle, Wildlife Dynamics Consulting, and Rene Carl Dionne, SYLVIS A biosolids fertilized versus non-fertilized pasture Ecological…