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WSU Lind Field Day June 15

LIND, Wash. — The Washington State University Lind Field Day is scheduled Thursday, June 15, at the university’s Dryland Research Station north of Lind. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., the tour at 9 a.m.

WSU, USDA-Agricultural Research Service and Oregon State University scientists will discuss economics of dryland wheat production, available water and wheat grain yield relations, fertility strategies for hard red winter wheat, winter canola production, spring wheat breeding, winter wheat breeding and late planted winter wheat on chemical fallow.

A hosted lunch and program will begin at noon. The program will include brief reports by representatives from the Washington Association of Wheat Growers, the Washington Wheat Commission, the Washington State Legislature and the WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. The noon program will be followed by an ice cream social.

The Lind Field Day is free and open to the public. Pesticide recertification credits are available.

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

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