Raspberry Fumigation, Oil Seed Case Studies – WSU’s On Solid Ground, June 6, 2012

With Raspberry Fumigation, Less May Be More Less fumigant may actually improve raspberry crops, as an ongoing study by Washington State University small fruits horticulturalist Thomas Walters indicates. Raspberry growers typically use broadcast fumigation to deal with root lesion nematodes and root rot, but increasing Environmental Protection Agency restrictions inspired Walters to research alternative methods. […]

Field Days Focus on Oilseed Crops

PULLMAN, Wash.—Will Washington landscapes be dotted with more bright-yellow fields in the future? Existing and emerging oilseed crops will be highlighted at several Washington State University field days and tours throughout the state this summer. All events are free and open to the public.

Bioenergy Research to be Featured at WSU Small Grains Field Days

PULLMAN, Wash. – Bioenergy research and development will be featured this June at Washington State University’s three major small grains and cropping research field days. Research on winter wheat and spring wheat breeding, camelina as a dryland oilseed crop, the WSU biofuels research project, winter peas, fusarium crown rot resistance in wheat, and downy brome […]

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 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 […]

Oilseed, Direct Seeding Forum to be in Moscow

MOSCOW, Idaho — A Northwest research review and forum on oilseed production and direct seed cropping systems will be held here Monday, March 4, at the University Inn – Best Western. The Idaho and Washington canola and rapeseed commissions and the Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association are the organizers. Northwest growers, researchers, agricultural companies and […]