Sixth Annual Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference and
WestCoast Hotel, Pasco, Washington
here for Proceedings Table of Contents.
as a Service to Northwest Growers
Pacific Northwest groups:
Northwest STEEP (Solutions To Environmental and Economic Problems)
Research and Educational Program on Conservation Tillage Systems
through the University of Idaho, Oregon State University, Washington
State University, and USDA-Agricultural Research Service. See the
Web site: http://pnwsteep.wsu.edu
Northwest Direct Seed Association -- Grower-driven association initiated
in 2000 working to facilitate the development and adoption of direct
seed cropping systems through research coordination, funding and
information exchange. See the Web site: http://www.directseed.org
Developed and Promoted With Help from PNW Cooperators
Columbia Plateau Wind Erosion/Air Quality Project
Washington Association of Wheat Growers
Oregon Wheat Growers League
Idaho Grain Producers Association
USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council
Far West Agribusiness Association
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Idaho Association of Soil Conservation District
Oregon Association of Conservation Districts
Washington Association of Conservation Districts
Washington State Crop Improvement Association
Washington - North Idaho Seed Association
Effort — Cooperative efforts with these grower organizations
and Ag support groups helped to develop the Conference and promote
it to Northwest growers and Ag support personnel.
Thank Our Conference Sponsors!!!
Plains Manufacturing, Inc.
Anderson and Anderson Machine
Mfg. & Marketing, Inc.
IH / New Holland
Conserva Pak Seeding Systems
Morris Industries Ltd.
Palouse Welding and Machine Inc.
Spray Center Electronics Inc.
Syngenta Seed Treatment
Washington Canola / Rapeseed Commission
Keep This Conference Affordable for PNW Growers —
Financial support from the Conference Sponsors helps reduce registration
fees by partially covering Conference costs, including: travel
and lodging for international and PNW grower speakers; complimentary
speaker registrations; facilities costs; this Proceedings, refreshments,
and other expenses. Please thank them for their support!!!!
Coordinator and Proceedings Editor:
Roger Veseth, WSU / UI Extension Conservation Tillage Specialist,
Conference Program Developed Through Suggestions From:
Participants at the 2002 NW Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference
PNW Direct Seed Association Board of Directors
PNW STEEP Grower Advisory Committee
PNW STEEP Technical Coordinating Committee
PNW Direct Seed E-Mail List Server Group
Coordination of Registration, Sponsorships and Trade Show,
Facilities Arrangements, Conference Accounting, and Much More:
Wendy Peay, Office Manager, NW Direct Seed Conf., The Maurer Group,
Additional Proceedings Copies / Available on the Web
copies of this Proceedings are available for $8 (payable to Northwest
Direct Seed Conference) from: Northwest Direct Seed Conference,
P.O. Box 2002, Pasco, WA 99302, phone 509-547-5538, FAX 547-5563,
e-mail (Direct Seed Conference <email@example.com>).
The Proceedings will also be accessible for viewing and printing
on the Conference Website (http://pnwsteep.wsu.edu/directseed).