Lind Field Day Slated for June 17

LIND, Wash. — The 94th annual Washington State University Lind Field Day will be held Thursday, June 17, 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 include an on-site demonstration and discussion of new deep-furrow drill packer wheel prototypes, winter wheat and spring wheat breeding, camelina as a dryland oilseed crop, club wheat breeding, variety testing, winter wheat seedling emergence from deep sowing depths and grass weed control in wheat.  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 and Continuing Education Unit pesticide credits have been requested.

More information is available by contacting Bill Schillinger, WSU research agronomist, at (509) 235-1933 or