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June 11 Columbia Basin Ag Research Center Field Day - Pendleton

The OSU Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center will have its Pendleton Field Day on Tuesday, June 11. The Field Day will begin with registration and refreshments at 8:15 a.m.

Morning tours of field experiments will be from 9:00 to 12:00 p.m. Topics include:

  • Winter Barley Trials - Pat Hayes, OSU
  • Resistance to Cephalosporium Stripe and Strawbreaker Foot Rot - Chris Mundt, OSU
  • Screening Common and Club Wheat for Bunt Resistance - Mary Verhoeven, OSU
  • Annual Spring Cropping - Don Wysocki and Sandy Ott, OSU
  • Herbicide Evaluation in Garbonzo Beans - Darrin Walenta, OSU
  • Downy Brome Controls in Winter Wheat - Dan Ball, OSU

A lunch hosted by local agribusiness will be served at 12:00. Afternoon field tours will commence at 1:00 p.m. and feature:

  • Club Wheat Breeding and Statewide Variety Testing - Mike Moore, OSU
  • Mow-Plow Demonstration and Measuring Changes in Soil Organic Matter - Dale Wilkins, John Williams, Clude Douglas and Steve Albrecht, USDA-ARS
  • Tillage Pan Formation - John Baham and Said Al-Ismaily, OSU
  • The Northwest Rainfall Simulator - John Williams, USDA-ARS
  • Management Options for Dryland Foot Rot - Dick Smiley, and Lisa Patterson, OSU

Credits have been requested for pesticide applicator recertification and Certified Crop Adviser continuing education. An ice cream social hosted by the Umatilla County Wheat Growers League will begin at 3:30 p.m. For more information on the Field Day, contact Don Wysocki (541) 278-4186, OSU Extension Soil Scientist at Pendleton.


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