Deep-Furrow Drills, Drought Tolerant Wheat Featured at Lind Field Day, June 16

LIND, Wash. — The 95th annual Washington State University Lind Field Day will be held Thursday, June 16, at the university’s Dryland Research Station north of Lind.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the field tour starting at 9 a.m.  A complimentary lunch and program will follow the field tour.

Research presentations will include an on-site demonstration and discussion of new deep-furrow drill prototypes, winter wheat and spring wheat breeding, camelina cropping systems, drought tolerance of wheat, weed control in wheat, and cereal residue decomposition. WSU administrators, state legislators and wheat industry leaders will provide updates during the noon program.

An ice cream social follows the noon program.

The Lind Field Day is free and open to the public. Washington pesticide and CEU credits will be available.

For more information, telephone Bill Schillinger, WSU research agronomist, at (509) 235-1933 or e-mail him at