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2005 Eighth Annual Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference

January 13-14, 2005
Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center, Spokane Valley, WA

Click here for Proceedings Table of Contents.

Organized as a Service to Northwest Growers
….By Two Pacific Northwest groups:

Pacific Northwest STEEPPacific 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

Pacific Northwest direct seed AssociationPacific 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

A Team 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.

Please Thank Our Conference Sponsors!!!

  • APGRO Mfg. & Marketing, Inc.
  • Gowan Co.
  • Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.
  • The McGregor Company
  • Monsanto
  • NuChem Ltd.
  • Palouse Welding and Machine Inc.
  • Syngenta Seed Treatment

Helping 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!!!!


Coordination of Registration, Sponsorships and Trade Show, Facilities Arrangements, Conference Accounting, and Much More:
Heather Filbin, Coordinator, NW Direct Seed Conference, The Maurer Group, Pasco, WA

Additional Proceedings Copies / Available on the Web

Additional copies of this Proceedings are available for $9 (payable to Northwest Direct Seed Conference) from: Northwest Direct Seed Conference, P.O. Box 2002, Pasco, WA 99302, phone 509-783-4676, FAX 509-783-4674, e-mail (Direct Seed Conference <heather@mauergroup.com>). The Proceedings will also be accessible for viewing and printing on the Conference Website (http://pnwsteep.wsu.edu/directseed).


Contact us: Hans Kok, (208)885-5971 | Accessibility | Copyright | Policies | WebStats | STEEP Acknowledgement
Hans Kok, WSU/UI Extension Conservation Tillage Specialist, UI Ag Science 231, PO Box 442339, Moscow, ID 83844 USA
Redesigned by Leila Styer, CAHE Computer Resource Unit; Maintained by Debbie Marsh, Dept. of Crop & Soil Sciences, WSU