Direct Seed

Precision Farming and Direct Seed Field Day, June 25

The Washington State University-USDA Precision Farming and Direct Seed field day at Cook Agronomy Farm is slated for Thursday, June 25. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with field tours scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon. This year’s topics include eye spot and stripe rust, in-field disease monitoring with real-time PCR, resistant prickly lettuce, weed control […]

Spokane County Research Plot Tour Scheduled for Tuesday, June 23

FAIRFIELD, Wash. – Washington State University Extension’s research plots at Fairfield will be open for tours Tuesday, June 23. The tour will highlight grain nematode research, surface tillage for weed management in direct seed and organic systems, a straw-to-energy plant, plus winter wheat, spring wheat, barley, pea and lentil variety plots. The day begins at […]

WSU Agronomy Field Days Scheduled in June and July

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University will host three major agronomy field days in June and July focusing on “Novel Solutions to Traditional Problems.” The 91st annual field day of the WSU Lind Dryland Research Station is scheduled June 14. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the field tour at 9 a.m. Research topics will […]

WSU Cunningham Field Day June 23

PULLMAN, Wash. — Precision fertilizer management, weed management strategies and field burning alternatives are among the topics to be featured at the 2005 Direct Seed and Precision Farming Research Field Day Thursday, June 23, at Washington State University’s Cunningham Agronomy Farm. Located northeast of Pullman, the 140-acre Cunningham farm is a long-term research site managed […]

Direct-Seed Field Day, June 24

PULLMAN, Wash. — The 2004 Direct-Seed Cropping Systems Research Field Day will be held Thursday, June 24, at the Palouse Conservation Field Station northwest of Pullman. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., the program at 8:15 a.m. Station tours will start at 8:30 a.m. A hosted lunch and short program will begin at noon. It […]

WSU/UI Conservationist Dies

PULLMAN, Wash. — Roger J. Veseth (pronounced (VEE-seth), 51, a prominent conservation tillage specialist for Washington State University and the University of Idaho, died today at the Latah Health Nursing Center, Moscow. Veseth suffered a severe neck injury in a sledding accident with his children in March 2003. He had continued to consult with colleagues […]

Direct Seed & Precision Farming Field Day Slated

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Second Direct Seed and Precision Farming Research Field Day will be Thursday, June 26, at Washington State University’s Cunningham Agronomy Farm near here. The 140-acre farm is a new long-term research site managed since 1999 under continuous direct seeding with field-scale equipment. Research is focused on developing direct seed cropping systems […]

Direct Seed Conference Proceedings Available

PULLMAN, Wash. — Presentations at the 2003 Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference and Trade Show in Pasco, Wash., January 8- 10, is now available in published proceedings. The 120-page proceedings provides an in-depth summary of speaker presentations and is an excellent reference on new technologies for direct seed cropping systems. The proceedings is also […]

Video Captures Direct Seed Drill Demonstration

PULLMAN, Wash. — A 90-minute digital video that captured highlights of the June 25, 2002 Direct Seed Drill Demonstration near Genesee, Idaho, is now available for loan or purchase in either VHS or DVD format. Roger Veseth, extension conservation tillage specialist for Washington State University and University of Idaho, said 11direct seed drills were featured […]