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WSU’s Spillman Agronomy Farm Field Day Slated for July 7

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University’s Spillman Agronomy Farm field day will be held July 7.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.  Field tours are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. The field day will conclude with a complimentary lunch program. Researchers will make presentations on advances in wheat, barley, dry pea, lentil, and chickpea breeding, genetics, and pathology.

Lunch program speakers will include Dan Bernardo, dean of the WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. A representative of the Washington Grain Commission will provide an update, and recently retired WSU barley breeder Steve Ullrich will be recognized.

The WSU Spillman Agronomy Farm is located two miles southeast of WSU at 1452 Johnson Rd. The field day is free and open to the public. Washington and Idaho pesticide credit, and Certified Crop Advisor continuing education unit applications are pending.

For more information, contact Debra Marsh at 509-335-2615 or by email at marshdj@wsu.edu.