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Save the date: WSU Wheat Academy shares science behind better grain production

Illustration of a Cougar in a ripe wheat fieldGrain scientists at Washington State University will share some of the latest discoveries in wheat breeding, disease and pest management, and production innovations at the annual Wheat Academy, Dec. 11 and 12, 2018, in Pullman.

Wheat growers and industry professionals from across the Pacific Northwest are invited to the WSU campus for intensive, face-to-face sessions with university, Extension and USDA researchers explaining the science behind WSU wheat management recommendations.

Registration begins October 10 for the Wheat Academy, and is limited to the first 75 registrants.

Admission is $75 for growers and $125 for industry representatives, and is limited to the first 75 registrants. The registration fee covers parking on campus, two lunches, a catered social hour, sponsored by the Washington Association of Wheat Growers, held at WSU’s new Small Grains Plant Growth Facility, as well as light refreshments throughout the two-day event.

The academy itself begins at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Vogel Plant Biosciences Building Teaching Laboratories, hosted by the WSU Extension Dryland Cropping Systems Team.

  • Learn more about Wheat Academy here.
  • For additional information, contact Blythe Howell, WSU Small Grains Communications Coordinator, at blythe.howell@wsu.edu, 509-335-1719

 

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Blythe Howell, WSU Small Grains Communications Coordinator, 509-335-1719