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SCRI Team Presentations

(Local, Regional, National and International Audiences)

Washington Senior Authors

Brodhagen, M. Fall and Spring Semester, 2009 and 2010. Lectures and discussions on BDM research delivered to undergraduate microbiology students at WWU, Bellingham, WA. (Local audience of 40).

Corbin, A. August 1, 2012. Current Status of Biodegradable Plastic Mulches in Certified Organic Production. ASHS Annual Conference, Miami, FL. (oral presentation).

Corbin, A. October 24, 2011. Grower Short Course on Season Extension with Mulches and High Tunnels. WSU Puyallup REC, Puyallup, WA (oral presentation; 30 people).

Corbin, A., Miles, C., Hayes, D., Dorgan, J., and Roozen, J. July 25–28, 2009. Suitability of Biodegradable Plastic Mulches In Certified Organic Production. American Society of Horticulture Conference, St. Louis, Missouri. (National audience).

Cowan, J. August 2, 2012. The Effects of High Tunnels and Bio-degradable Mulch on Fruit Quality of Tomatoes Grown in Northwestern Washington. ASHS Annual Conference, Miami, FL. (workshop).

Cowan, J. August 2, 2012. Effects of Biodegradable Mulch on Yield of Tomato Grown in High Tunnels and Open Field Conditions in Northwestern Washington. ASHS Annual Conference, Miami, FL. (oral presentation).

Cowan, J.S. November 11, 2011. Paper or plastic: Biodegradable mulches in organic crop production. Washington Tilth Producers Conference, Yakima, WA (poster presentation; 350 potential viewers).

Cowan, J. October 27, 2011. SCRI Project. Agriculture and Northwestern Ecosystems Graduate Student Symposium, WSU Mount Vernon NWREC (45 people).

Cowan, J.S. February 19–21, 2011. Making tomatoes make sense: The biodegradable mulch alternative. Food Justice Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. (50 people).

Cowan, J., Miles, C., Inglis, D., Leonas, K., Moore-Kucera, J., Wszelaki, A., Wallace, R., Hayes, D., and Wadsworth, L. 2010. Proceedings paper: Evaluating potential biodegradable mulches for high tunnel and field vegetable production. Agricultural Plastics Congress, July 31–August 1, Palm Desert, California. Slide presentation. (National audience).

Gundersen, B. 2011. Control of late blight on tomato in western Washington using high tunnels. 2011 Annual Meeting American Phytopathology Society Poster P-321 (poster presentation; 1,600 potential viewers).

Inglis, D.A. September 10, 2010. SCRI project overview and progress report meeting on biodegradable mulches for specialty crops produced under protective covers to Dr. Dan Schmoldt, National Program Leader, Instrumentation & Sensors, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Wenatchee, WA. (Local audience).

Inglis, D., Miles, C., Walters, T. July 8, 2010. SCRI project on HTs and BDMs. WSU Mount Vernon NWREC Field Day. Mount Vernon, WA. (Local audience of 100).

Inglis, D., Miles, C., Belasco, E., Brodhagen, M., Corbin, A., Espinola-Arredondo, A., Hayes, D., Jones, R., Lee, J., Leonas, K., Liu, H., Marsh, T., Moore-Kucera, J., Wadsworth, L., Wallace, R., Walters T., and Wszelaki. A. 2010. Biodegradable Mulches for Specialty Crops Produced Under Protective Covers. (National audience).

Leonas, K.K. November 3, 2011. Degradable agricultural mulch, a technical textile: Year 1 of a comprehensive field study. International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA (oral presentation; 40 people).

Leonas, K.K. January 7, 2011. Degradable mulch for agriculture: Year 1 of a field study. Beltwide Cotton Conference: Nonwovens Symposium, Atlanta, GA (oral presentation; 50 people).

Leonas, K. March 29, 2010. Biodegradable Mulches for Specialty Crops – How Does This Relate to Textiles?. WSU Apparel Merchandising, Design & Textiles Seminar Series. Pullman, WA. (Local audience).

Maimekov, Adilet, October 31, 2011. Pricing of plastic resins for plastic mulches. Graduate student paper presentation, WSU SES, Pullman, WA (seminar; 10 people).

Marsh, T. September–November, 2011. Weekly discussion of BDMs and high tunnels in a Managerial Economics Course (WSU EconS 452), Pullman, WA (four classroom presentations; 55 students each time).

Miles, C. and Cowan, J. December 14, 2011. Season extension and weed management: High tunnels and biodegradable mulches. WSU CSANR annual meeting. Ellensburg, WA (oral presentation; 32 people).

Miles, C. November 14, 2011. High tunnel tomato production. Sno-Valley Tilth grower meeting (oral presentation; 25 people).

Miles, C. 2011. September 25–28, 2011. High tunnel lettuce variety yield and quality when grown in different US climates. Annual Meeting American Society Horticultural Science, Waikoloa, HI (oral presentation; 25 people).

Miles, C. September 22, 2011. Extended season vegetable production. Master Gardener State Conference, Ocean Shores, OR (oral presentation; 150 people).

Miles, C. September 14, 2011. High tunnels and biodegradable mulch field tour for Charlie’s Produce buyers. WSU Mount Vernon NWREC (oral presentation; 60 people).

Miles, C., Inglis,D., Walters, T., Cowan, J. and Powell, M. July 14, 2011. WSU NWREC Field Day, Mount Vernon, WA (oral presentations by each; 100 people).

Miles, C. June 30, 2011. High tunnels and biodegradable mulch field tour for South Seattle Community College culinary students. WSU Mount Vernon NWREC (oral presentation; 60 people).

Miles, C., Cowan, J., Powell, M., Inglis, D. and Corbin, A. June 13, 2011. Biodegradable mulches for specialty crops produced under protective covers. Washington Tilth Producers Farm Walk, (WSU Mount Vernon NWREC (oral presentation by each; 75 people).

Miles, C. April 27, 2011. Sustainable vegetable production, WSU San Juan County Master Gardeners (oral presentation; 25 people).

Miles, C. April 16, 2011. Extended season vegetable production. Inland Northwest Small Farm Conference, Spokane, WA (oral presentation; 60 people).

Miles, C. March 8, 2011. Extended season vegetable production. WSU King County Hmong Farmers (oral presentation; 15 people).

Miles, C., and Powell, M. January 16, 2011. Growing great tomatoes. Island County MG advanced training. Coupeville, WA. (Local audience of 100).

Miles, C., Cowan, J., Corbin, A., Hayes, D., Dorgan, J., Roozen, J., Leonas, K., and Inglis. D. November 18, 2010. Suitability of Biodegradable Mulches for Organic Production. Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association annual conference. Kennewick, WA. (Regional audience of 30).

Miles, C., Vegetable Specialist. October 25, 2010. Sustainable vegetable production. Cultivating Success, WSU Whatcom County. Bellingham, WA. (Local audience of 12).

Miles, C., Vegetable Specialist. October 23, 2010. Sustainable year-round vegetable production. Pierce County Master Gardeners Advanced Training. Tacoma, WA. (Local audience of 20).

Miles, C., Vegetable Specialist. May 11, 2010. Sustainable year round vegetable production. Skagit Valley College Sustainability Fair. Mount Vernon, WA. (Local audience).

Miles, C. May 10, 2010. High Tunnels and diversified vegetable production. WA Tilth and WSU Small Farms Team Farm Walk, Dave Hedlin, Hedlin Farms, La Conner WA. (Local audience of 100).

Miles, C. April 19, 2010. Using high tunnels for season extension. Tunnels Workshop. San Juan County, WA. (Local audience of 20).

Miles, C. April 7, 2010. Specialty crop producer workshop on HTs. WSU Clallam County Extension. Sequim, WA. (Local audience of 16).

Miles, C. February 6, 2010. Specialty crop producer workshop on HTs. WSU Klickitat County Extension. White Salmon, WA. (Local audience of 22).

Miles, C. January 26, 2010. Specialty crop producer workshop on HTs. WSU Pierce County Extension. Puyallup, WA. (Local audience of 18).

Miles, C. October 14, 2009. Grower training on HTs. WSU Skagit County Extension. Mount Vernon, WA. (Local audience of 15).

Miles, C. October 10, 2009. Specialty crop producer workshop on HTs. WSU Skagit County Extension. Anacortes, WA. (Local audience of 30).

Powell, M. October 27, 2011. SCRI Project. Agriculture and Northwestern Ecosystems Graduate Student Symposium, WSU Mount Vernon NWREC (oral presentation; 45 people).

Powell, M. March 7, 2011. Disease issues in high tunnel tomato production. WSU Department of Plant Pathology graduate students (oral presentation; 25 people).

Powell, M. January 16, 2011. Disease issues in high tunnel tomato production. Island County Master Gardeners, Coupeville, WA (oral presentation; 100 people).

Walters, T. August 2, 2012. High Tunnels, Cultivars and Plant Types Influence Disease Incidence and Severity in Organically Managed Strawberries (101). ASHS Annual Conference, Miama, FL. (poster presentation).

Walters, T. October 9, 2011. Growing organic day-neutral strawberries in an annual system. Organic Farm Walk, Everson WA (oral presentation, 15 people).

Walters, T. July 20, 2011. Day-neutral strawberry production in high tunnels. Berry Growers’ Field Day, WSU Mount Vernon NWREC (oral presentation, 25 people).

Walters, T. July 15, 2010. Strawberry plasticulture. Small Fruit Fiield Day. WSU-NWREC. Mount Vernon, WA. (Local audience).

Walters, T. April 19, 2010. Season extension for berries. Tunnels Workshop. San Juan County, WA. (Local audience of 20).

Tennessee Senior Authors

Dharmalingam, D., Dunlap, R.N., Hayes, D.G., Wadsworth, L.C. September 18–21 2012. Evaluating the biodegradation of polylactic acid (PLA) and PLA- blended-polyhydroxyalkanoate(PHA) nonwovens as agricultural mulches through soil burial studies. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society (BEPS) 20th Annual Meeting. Denton, TX. (poster presentation; 75 people).

Hayes, D.G., Wadsworth, L.C., Dharmalingam, S., Leonas, K.K., Miles, C., Inglis, D.A., Hablot, E., Narayan, R. September 18–21, 2012. Poly(Lactic Acid)/ Poly(Hydroxyalkanoate) Nonwovens as Biodegradable Agricultural Mulches. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society (BEPS) 20th Annual Meeting. Denton, TX. (slide presentation; 20 people).

Hayes, D.G. November 11, 2012. Poly(Lactic Acid)-Based Biodegradable Mulches for “Green” Agriculture. Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China. (slide presentation).

Hayes, D.G. November 7, 2011. Seminar on biodegradable mulches at Nanjing Agricultural University in China (invited research presentation; 30 people).

Hayes, D.G. August 7–10, 2011. Poly(lactic acid)-based biodegradable mulches for Green agriculture. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ASAEBE) Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY (oral presentation; 75 people).

Hayes, D.G., Wadsworth, L.C., Wszelaki, A., Martin, J., Washington, T., Pannell, T., Wallace, R., Leonas, K.K., Liu, H., Miles, C., and Inglis D. October 13–16, 2010. Poly(Lactic Acid)-Based Biodegradable Mulches for “Green” Agriculture. 18th Annual Meeting of the BioEnvironmental Polymer Society, Toronto, Canada. (Abstract) Slide presentation. (International audience).

Jones, R. June 14, 2011. Identifying the barriers and bridges to high tunnel/BDM production systems among specialty crop producers and other stakeholders. 18th International Symposium for Society and Natural Resource Management, Koto, Kinabalu, Malaysia (oral presentation; 40 people).

Jones, R. June 7, 2011. Identifying the barriers and bridges to high tunnel/BDM production systems among specialty crop producers and other stakeholders. 17th International Symposium for Society and Natural Resource Management, Madison, WI (oral presentation; 40 people).

Lee, J., Inglis, D., Miles, C., Moore-Kucera, J., Wszelaki, A. May 19–21, 2010. Soil quality and thermal properties under biodegradable mulches. Annual Southeastern Regional Soil Physics Meeting. Nashville, Tennessee (oral presentation) (National audience of 29 estimated participants).

Martin, J. August 1, 2012. High Quality Winter Strawberry Production in High Tunnels. ASHS Annual Conference, Miami, FL. (oral presentation).

Martin, J. and Wszelaki, A. April 29, 2010. Tunnel Vision: Extending your production season with high tunnels. UTK Extension. Knoxville, TN (Local audience of 156 estimated participants).

McCarty, G. April 10, 2010. Organic Farm High Tunnel Tour. UTK soil science undergraduate student tour. Knoxville, TN. (oral presentation) (45 estimated participants).

Pannell, C.T., Hayes, D.G., Wadsworth, L., Washington, T. March 31, 2011. A Chemical and Material Evaluation of Biodegradable Agricultural Mulch Materials. 15th Annual Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EUReCA).

Rogers, M., McCarty, G., and Wszelaki. July 26, 2010. SproUTing Growers Workshop and Tour. UTK Extension. Knoxville, TN. (Local audience of 12 estimated participants).

Rogers, M. and McCarty, G. June 28, 2010. SproUTing Growers Workshop and Tour. UTK Extension, Knoxville, TN (Local audience of 10 estimated participants).

Rogers, M. and Wszelaki, A. April 26, 2010. SproUTing Growers Workshop and Tour. UTK Extension. Knoxville, TN. (Local audience of 13 estimated participants).

Smith, B.R., Wadsworth, L.C., Kamath, M.G., Wszelaki, A., and Sams, C.E. 2008. Development of Next Generation Biodegradable Mulch Nonwovens to Replace Polyethylene Plastic. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Textiles, October 21–24, Wuxi, China. (Invited paper) (International audience).

Wadsworth, L.C. May 23–25, 2011. Degradable mulch for agriculture: Year 1 comprehensive analysis of a field study. The Fiber Society Spring 2011 Conference, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (oral presentation; 40 people).

Wadsworth, L.C., A. Wszelaki, D.G. Hayes and B.R. Smith 2009. Development of Enhanced Biodegradable Mulch Nonwovens to Replace Plastic Films. Proceedings of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists International Conference, March 10–12, Myrtle Beach, SC. (Abstract) (International audience).

Wadsworth, L.C., A. Wszelaki, D.G. Hayes and B.R. Smith 2009. Development of Enhanced Biodegradable Mulch Nonwovens to Replace Plastic Films. Proceedings of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists International Conference, March 10–12, Myrtle Beach, SC. (Invited paper) (International audience).

Wadsworth, L.C., Wszelaki, A., Hayes, D.G., and Smith, B.R. 2009. Development of Next Generation of Biodegradable Mulch Nonwovens to Replace Plastic Films. Proceedings of the International Nonwovens Technical Conference, Denver, CO. (Abstract) (International audience).

Wadsworth, L.C., Wszelaki, A., Hayes, D.G., and Smith, B.R. 2009. Development of Next Generation of Biodegradable Mulch Nonwovens to Replace Plastic Films. Proceedings of the International Nonwovens Technical Conference, Denver, CO. (Invited Paper) (International audience).

Wszelaki, A., Belasco, E., Miles, C., and Inglis, D., March 2012. The Use of High Tunnels and Crop Insurance to Manage Risk in Specialty Crop Production. Women in Agriculture Educators National Conference, Memphis, TN. (oral presentation).

Wszelaki, A. November 14, 2011. Keep your production season moving: moveable high tunnels. Organic Crop Production Workshop, Williamsport, TN (oral presentation; 55 people).

Wszelaki, A. October 10, 2011. Water catchment from farm structures. Organic Crop Production Workshop, Knoxville, TN (oral presentation; 10 people).

Wszelaki, A. April 28, 2011. Extending the season for tomatoes, strawberries and leaf lettuce with high tunnels. Organic Crops Field Tour, Knoxville, TN (oral presentation; 220 people).

Wszelaki, A. April 28, 2011. Organic Crops Field Tour, Knoxville, TN (oral presentation; 220 people).

Wszelaki, A. April 20, 2011. Vegetable production. Developing Small Farms Workshop, Columbia, TN (oral presentation; 21 people).

Wszelaki, A. Mar 9, 2011. Central Region Agricultural Extension Agent In-service Training, Knoxville, TN (oral presentation; 21 people).

Wszelaki, A. March 8, 2011. Western Region Agricultural Extension Agent In-service Training, Humboldt, TN (oral presentation; 20 people).

Wszelaki, A. March 8, 2011. Vegetable production updates. Lincoln C. Growers Meeting, Fayetteville, TN (oral presentation; 42 people).

Wszelaki, A. March 3, 2011. Eastern Region Agricultural Extension Agent In-service Training, Knoxville, TN (oral presentation; 18 people).

Wszelaki, A. February 17, 2011. Getting started with high tunnels. NRCS/Sullivan Co. Extension, Johnson City, TN (oral presentation; 25 people).

Wszelaki, A. February 8, 2011. Vegetable Growers Roundtable, Lexington, TN (oral presentation; 16 people).

Wszelaki, A. February 7, 2011. Organic and Sustainable Crop Production/High Tunnel Tour, Knoxville, TN (classroom presentation; 25 students).

Wszelaki, A. February 4, 2011. Picking the right vegetables. Grundy County Growers Meeting, Coalmont, TN (oral presentation; 30 people).

Wszelaki, A. February 3, 2011. Vegetable production. Profit and Production Workshop, Whitepine, TN (oral presentation; 42 people).

Wszelaki, A., and Martin, J. November 8, 2010. Year-round Production: See the light at the end of the (high and low) tunnel. Organic Crop Production Workshop Series. UTK Extension. Knoxville, TN (oral presentation and tour of tunnels). (Local audience of 15 estimated participants).

Wszelaki, A. August 19, 2010. Season Extension and High Tunnel Tour. UTK Agent In-Service on Sustainable Vegetable Production. Knoxville, TN (Local audience of 22 estimated participants).

Wszelaki, A. April 29, 2010. Organic crops field tour. UTK Extension, Knoxville, TN. (Local audience of 156 estimated participants).

Texas Senior Authors

Belasco, E. July 24–26, 2011. ‘An assessment of the interaction between high tunnels and crop insurance for specialty crop producers.’ Agriculture & Applied Economics Association and Northeastern Agricultural & Resource Economics Association Joint Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (oral presentation; 16 people).

Belasco, E. April 19, 2010. Wind damage to high tunnel structures. SCRI Economics Working Group, Conference Call Seminar. (National audience of 10 estimated participants).

Belasco, E. April 19, 2010. Crop Insurance Options for Specialty Crop Growers. Economics Working Group meeting. National audience of 10 estimated participants).

Li, C. August 2, 2012. In Situ Changes to Soil Microbial Community Structure and Function Following Degradation of Potentially Biodegradable Mulch Films (100). ASHS Annual Conference, Miami, FL. (poster presentation).

Li, C. October 17, 2011. ‘Biodegradable mulches: Short-term degradability and impacts on soil health.’ Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX (poster presentation; 4,000 potential viewers).

Moore-Kucera. September 27, 2011. ‘Biodegradable mulches:Short-term degradability and impacts on soil health.’ HortScience 46(8): (oral presentation; 50 people).

Moore-Kucera, J. Spring, 2010. Three lectures, one field tour, and one lab class on high tunnel and BDM research delivered to undergraduate soil science students at TTU, Lubbock, TX. (Local audience of 41 estimated participants).

Wallace, R.W. August 2, 2012. Strawberries in Protected Cultivated Systems. ASHS Annual Conference, Miami, FL. (workshop).

Wallace, R.W. August 2, 2012. High Tunnel Strawberries: Potential New Crop for Small Acreage Growers in West Texas (099). ASHS Annual Conference. Miami, FL. (poster presentation).

Wallace, R.W. September 17, 2011. High/Low Tunnel Workshop, Lubbock, TX (oral presentation; 30 people).

Wallace, R.W. September 15, 2011. Presentation on High Tunnels to Texas AgriLife Faculty. Lubbock, TX (oral presentation; 20 people).

Wallace, R.W. August 5, 2011. Summer Garden Series Webinar on Vegetable Gardening. Canadian, TX (oral presentation; 30 people).

Wallace, R.W. April 26, 2011. Texas Specialty Crops High Tunnel and Biodegradable Mulch Conference and Tour, Lubbock, TX (oral presentation; 20 people).

Wallace, R.W. April 25, 2011. SCRI HT & BDM Focus Group, Lubbock, TX (oral presentation; 23 people).

Wallace, R.W. April 9, 2011. LDS Preparedness Fair, Lubbock, TX (oral presentations; 520 people).

Wallace, R.W. March 25, 2011. Cochran County Gardening Program, Morton, TX (oral presentation; 6 people).

Wallace, R.W. March 24, 2011. Potter County Master Gardener Training, Amarillo, TX (oral presentation; 30 people).

Wallace, R.W. March 17, 2011. Lubbock Co. Master Gardner Training (Part B), Lubbock, TX (oral presentation; 25 people).

Wallace, R.W. February 24, 2011. Lubbock Co. Master Gardener Training (Part A), Lubbock, TX (oral presentation; 25 people).

Wallace, R.W. February 9, 2011. Master Gardener Training, Midland/Odessa, TX (oral presentation; 25 people).

Wallace, R. October 14, 2010. High tunnel tour with Dan Rohrer (President of Texas Fruit Growers Association). Lubbock, TX. (Local audience of 1 participant).

Wallace, R. October 10, 2010. Urban vegetable gardening. Second Saturday Meeting, Lubbock Arboretum. Lubbock, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in presentation). (Local audience of 25 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. October 7, 2010. Hoop-Hoop Hooray for hoop greenhouses. Country Living in the Permian Basin Conference. Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Odessa, TX. (Local audience of 20 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. July 29, 2010. Texas High Tunnels Conference and Tour, Lubbock, TX. (Note: only two growers attended due to catastrophic flooding in region). (Local audience of 2).

Wallace, R. July 22, 2010. Vegetable gardening. Hale County Lawn & Garden Day. Hale Center, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in presentation). (Local audience of 25 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. June 3, 2010. High tunnels for vegetable and fruit production. Texas AgriLife Extension Service Professional Development and Agent Training. Beaumont, TX. (Local audience of 30 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. April 15, 2010. Tomato gardening. Vegetable Workshop. Plainview, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in presentation). (Local audience of 12 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. April 13, 2010. High tunnels for West Texas. Grower and Agent Webinar (conducted online). Lubbock and College Station, TX. (Local audience of 116 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. March 2, 2010. Vegetable weed management. High Plains Ag Consultants Conference. High Plains, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in presentation). (Local audience of 30 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. February 18, 2010. Vegetable gardening techniques. Master Gardener Training. Abilene, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in presentation). (Local audience of 30 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. February 3, 2010. Vegetable gardening techniques. Master Gardener Training. Midland/Odessa, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in presentation). (Local audience of 75 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. February 2, 2010. Vegetable gardening techniques. Master Gardener Training. Lubbock, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in presentation). (Local audience of 15 estimated participants).

Wallace, R. November 13, 2009. High tunnel pepper production: Is it feasible in TX? Texas Pepper Conference, Weslaco, TX. (Local audience of 60 estimated participants).

Washington State University. (2010)

Media Interviews

November 11, 2011. Cowan, J. and Miles, C. interviewed by Steve Brown on Nov 11, 2011 for Capital Press newspaper article, Project hones vegetable-growing techniques (32,291 readership).

2011 Fall Issue. Pulling plastic: Texas Tech researchers dig into biodegradable mulch. Kucera-Moore, J. and Wallace, R.W. (TTU/TAMU). Texas Tech Discoveries Magazine. Lubbock, TX. (249 web hits; 45,000 potential readers; 70,000 hard copies).

November 15, 2011. Wallace, R.W. (Texas AgriLife). Ag FoxTalk with Eddie Griffis, Lubbock, TX (5,000 listeners).

October 22, 2011. Using Biodegradable Mulches. Wallace. (Texas AgriLife). (Radio Interview with Tom Nicolette; distributed to 30 radio stations as part of the Texas Farm Bureau Network), Waco, TX (35,000 listeners).

October 15, 2011. High Tunnels for Texas. Wallace, R.W. (Texas AgriLife). (radio interview with Tom Nicolette; distributed to 30 radio stations as part of the Texas Farm Bureau Network), Waco, TX (35,000 listeners).

September 16, 2011. Biodegradable mulches for specialty crops produced under protective covers. Miles and Inglis (WSU) interviewed by Eric Sorensen, Washington Magazine, for upcoming article on SCRI project.

September 13, 2011. Wallace, R.W. High tunnels-mulch may be the answer to High Plains’ wild weather in Texas. (Texas AgriLife). AgriLife Extension Service Press Release. College Station, TX (500 readership).

August 4, 2011. Wallace, R.W. (Texas AgriLife). Radio Horticulture Program, Colorado City, TX (5,000 listeners).

July 29, 2011. Biodegradable mulches for specialty crops produced under protective covers project team meeting. Miles and Inglis (WSU) interviewed by WSU CAHNR NEWS for newsletter article. (1,255 readership)

June 6, 2011. Researchers Dig into Biodegradable Mulch. Kucera Moore, J. and Wallace, R.W. (TTU/TAMU). Texas Tech Today Web Magazine. TTU, Lubbock, TX. (32,327 potential readers).

April 7, 2011. Wallace, R.W. (Texas AgriLife). Ag FoxTalk with Eddie Griffis Lubbock, TX (5,000 listeners).

March 21, 2011. Wallace, R.W. (Texas AgriLife). Ag FoxTalk with Eddie Griffis, Lubbock, TX (5,000 listeners).

January 31, 2011. Wallace, R. W. (Texas AgriLife). Ag FoxTalk with Eddie Griffis, Lubbock, TX (5,000 listeners).

September 13, 2010. High tunnel production in West Texas. 950 AM FoxTalk Radio Show, Lubbock, TX. (5,000 estimated potential listeners).

August 26, 2010. Horticulture problems and solutions. Mitchell County Home Garden Radio Show, 580 AM. Colorado City, TX. (3,000 estimated potential listeners).

May 7, 2010. Vegetable gardening. 950 AM FoxTalk Radio Show, Lubbock, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in discussion). (5,000 estimated potential listeners).

April 29, 2010. New SCRI Project on High Tunnels and Biodegradable Mulches. 91.7 KSVR FM Radio Interview. Mount Vernon, WA. (Number listeners not known).

January 6, 2010. Vegetable gardening. 950 AM FoxTalk Radio Show, Lubbock, TX. (HTs and BDMs included in discussion). (5,000 estimated potential listeners).