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Universities Announce 34 Tours for Washington Small Grain Growers

PULLMAN, Wash. — Northwest small grain growers will have their choice of attending up to 34 farm tours and field days between May 22 and July 17.

John Burns, Washington State University extension agronomist, and Stephen Guy, University of Idaho extension crop management specialist, said farmers in the three Northwest states often cross state lines to attend tours and field days.

Information about WSU’s tours and field days will be posted on Burns’ Web site at http://variety.wsu.edu as it becomes available. Scheduled are:

  • May 22, WSU-Western Whitman County Research Tour, Lacrosse, 7:30 a.m.
  • June 4, WSU-Ralston Field Day.
  • June 6, WSU-Horse Heaven Hills Research Tour, 8:30 a.m.
  • June 6, WSU-Connell, 6 p.m.
  • June 11, OSU-Pendleton Field Day.
  • June 12, OSU-Moro Field Day.
  • June 12, WSU-St. Andrews, Douglas County, 6 p.m.
  • June 13, WSU-Lind Field Day.
  • June 18, WSU-Moses Lake, 8 a.m.
  • June 18, WSU-Lamont, 6 p.m.
  • June 19, WSU-Yenish Weed Tour, Pullman, 1 p.m.
  • June 19, WSU-Dusty, 5 p.m.
  • June 20, UI-Weed Tour, Moscow, 8 a.m.
  • June 20, WSU-Druffel, Pullman, 6 p.m.
  • June 21, WSU-Bickleton, 1 p.m.
  • June 24, WSU-Dayton, 8 a.m.-Noon.
  • June 24, WSU-Ritzville, 6 p.m.
  • June 25, WSU-Mayview, 8 a.m.
  • June 25, WSU-Walla Walla Legumes & Weeds, 9:30 a.m., Cereal Grains, Noon-3 p.m.
  • June 26, WSU-St. John, 8 a.m.
  • June 26, WSU-Wilke Field Day, 8:30 a.m.
  • June 26, WSU-Reardan, 2 p.m.
  • June 27, WSU-Conservation Field Day, Pullman, 8 a.m.-Noon.
  • June 28, WSU-Anatone, 2:30 p.m.
  • July 2, UI-Plant Soil and Entomological Sciences-Canola field day at the Parker farm east of Moscow, Idaho Highway 8, 8 a.m.
  • July 8, WSU-Fairfield, 8 a.m.
  • July 8, WSU-Farmington, 1 p.m.
  • July 8, WSU-Harrington, 6 p.m.
  • July 8, UI-Lewis County Field Tour, Craigmont, 7 a.m.
  • July 9, WSU-Almira, 1 p.m.
  • July 10, UI-Rimrock Tour, Jim Evans farm on Evans Road, near Genesee, 3:30 p.m.
  • July 11, WSU-Spillman Farm Field Day, 8 a.m.
  • July 16, WSU-Colton, 6 p.m.
  • July 17, WSU-Creston, 8 a.m

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