Lind Dryland Research Station

Climate Friendly Farming, Astaxanthin, Lind Field Day

Climate Friendly Farming New agricultural practices, technology and strategies could dramatically reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with climate change, increase the amount of carbon held in the soil and replace products made with fossil fuels with those made with biomass, according to a report by Washington State University. WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and […]

WSU Scientist Urges Concerned Wheat Growers to Test for Winterkill

LIND, Wash. — Eastern Washington’s winter wheat crop experienced high winds and prolonged subzero temperatures during the third week of December. “This is a big concern for farmers who did not have snow cover on their fields,” according to William Schillinger, a research agronomist at Washington State University’s Dryland Research Station here. “If the farmers […]

Getting a Remote Idea on How Well Soil-Saving Technology Is Working

LIND, Wash. – In the six counties of central and eastern Washington where wheat growers can count on only 8 to 12 inches of precipitation annually, they fallow fields for a year between crops to accumulate enough moisture to grow the next crop. There’s another thing growers are trying to save: their soil. “The biggest […]

Lind Field Day, June 14

LIND, Wash. – The annual field day of Washington State University’s Lind Dryland Research Station is scheduled Thursday, June 14. 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 fertility management for late-planted winter wheat, Camelina as an alternative oilseed crop, spring […]

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 […]