PULLMAN, Wash. – Scientists from the Washington State University Department of Crop and Soil Sciences will be among the featured presenters at the Northwest Certified Crop Adviser Conference to be held Aug. 2 – 4 in Spokane.
WSU faculty members will lead six of the conference’s 24 breakout sessions:
- Rich Koenig, soil scientist and chair of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, will present two sessions – one on soil pH and one on phosphorous chemistry and fertility;
- Craig Cogger, WSU Extension educator, will present one session on Organic Nutrient Management;
- Professor Bill Pan will lead a session on nitrogen management for high yielding crops;
- Scientist Ian Burke will give a presentation on herbicide resistance in weeds; and
- Joan Davenport, professor in soil science, will present a session on tissue test standards for perennial fruit crops in the inland Pacific Northwest.