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PNW STEEP II EXTENSION

CONSERVATION FARMING UPDATE - MAY1996



June 13 Lind Dryland Research Station Field Day

The Field Day for the Washington State University Dryland Agricultural Research Center at Lind is scheduled for June 13. Registration, refreshments and viewing of exhibits will begin at 8:30 a.m. Field tours will be held from 9:00 to 12:30.

The program features a number of production topics of high interest to growers in the crop-fallow region, including:

  • A new herbicide for selective downy brome control in winter wheat - Alex Ogg, USDA-ARS
  • Spring Wheat Breeding for Dry Areas - Kim Kidwell, WSU
  • Lupins as an Alternative Crop in Dry Areas, Dan Ball, OSU
  • Date and Rate of Seeding Effects on Wheat Yield and Straw Production - Edwin Donaldson, WSU
  • Winter Wheat Seedling Emergence with Conservation Tillage - Bill Schillinger, WSU
  • Integrated Production Management for Spring Wheat - Frank Young, USDA-ARS, and Bill Pan, WSU
  • Winter Wheat Breeding for Dry Areas - Steve Lyon, WSU

A no-host lunch will be held at 12:30. Robert Papendick, ARS/WSU Soil Scientist, will give a presentation on “Qualifying for New CRP Contracts in Wind Erosion Areas.” Karl Kupers, a Harrington, WA grower, will speak on “My Future as a Dryland Grower.”

Credits for pesticide recertification and Certified Crop Adviser continuing education have been requested for the field day program. For more information on the Field Day, contact Bill Schillinger (509-659-0090, ext. 214).

     
 

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