The farm is available to the WSU scientific community to conduct organic research projects. Please contact Brad Jaeckel

WSU and Organic Agriculture

Pioneering Farms of the Future, a must read.

Also in the news…


NSF supports sustainability

Interdisciplinary smartFARM brings global impact

The Organic smartFARM project harnesses interdisciplinary teamwork to design sustainable systems into the organic farm at WSU Pullman.

With preliminary funding from a National Science Foundation grant, the project promotes hands-on learning that will result in a replicable model adaptable for others to use worldwide.

Asparagus soil, cutting tested

Undergrad research extends harvest at organic farm

Participants in the WSU organic farm’s community supported agriculture (CSA) project received fresh asparagus in their weekly box for the first time this summer, thanks to the work of WSU undergraduate Brian Koepke.

Students build renewable power project for organic farm

WSU’s organic farm wanted a clean power source, so a group of engineering students is providing a wind turbine and solar panels. The project began in the fall, recently broke ground and should be completed by summer.

Past Projects

  • Yield of Leafy Greens in High Tunnel Winter Production in the Northwest United States, Kristy Borrelli, Richard T. Koenig, Brad Jaeckel, Carol A. Miles
  • Environmental Factors on the Nitrate Content of Winter Grown Leafy Green, Kristy Ott, MS thesis project
  • Watermelon variety trial, Carol Miles, WSU Vegetable Extension Specialist
  • Winter vegetables, Brad Jaeckel, Grower/Rancher SARE grant