The 2015 crop tour season is underway at Washington State University. Tours give growers and the public a way to view field trials and interact with WSU researchers about cereal varieties and crop management practices.
Cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and other scientists will present information at a series of events.
Upcoming tours include:
• Friday, June 12, St. Andrews
• Tuesday, June 16, Fairfield
• Wednesday, June 17, Moses Lake (morning) WSU Weed Science at Pullman (afternoon)
• Tuesday, June 23, North Lincoln County/Creston
Learn more at http://variety.wsu.edu/tours/
Additionally, on the west side of the state, WSU Mount Vernon Research and Extension Center hosts its annual Small Grains Field Day, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 25. The program includes tours of student-run test plots of wheat, barley and oats.
Learn more about WSU Mount Vernon at http://mtvernon.wsu.edu/