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WSU’s Spillman Agronomy Farm Field Day

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Spillman Agronomy Farm field day will be held Thursday, July 9, 2009. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Field tours begin at 8 a.m. followed by a complimentary lunch program.

Researchers will make presentations on advances in wheat, barley, dry pea, lentil, and chickpea breeding, genetics, and pathology, with emphasis on new directions in variety development to meet changing economics.

Lunch program topics include supporting and giving to the Spillman Farm Endowment Fund and an update on the newly combined Washington Grain Commission.

Spillman Agronomy Farm is located two miles southeast of WSU at 1452 Johnson Rd. The event is free and open to the public. Washington and Idaho pesticide credits, and Certified Crop Advisor continuing education units, are available.

For more information, call Debra Marsh in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at 509-335-2915 or contact her via email: marshdj@wsu.edu.

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