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PNW STEEP II EXTENSION

CONSERVATION FARMING UPDATE - MAY1996


Upcoming Conservation Farming Research Field Days and Conferences

June 6 Adams County Wheat Growers tour of Washington State University and USDA Agricultural Research Service field research trials on plant breeding, spring cropping, disease management and spring CRP take-out. Starts as 8:30 a.m. in Ritzville city park. Includes a hosted lunch. For more information, contact Bill Schillinger (509) 659-0090, ext. 214.
June 11 Oregon State University Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center - Pendleton, OR. Registration at 8:30 a.m.. Includes a hosted lunch. For more information, contact Don Wysocki (541) 278-4186.
June 12 Oregon State University Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center - Moro, OR. Registration at 8:00 a.m. at the Sherman County High School. Includes a hosted lunch. For more information, contact Don Wysocki (541) 278-4186.
June 13 Washington State University Dryland Agricultural Research Unit - Lind, WA. Registration at 8:30 a.m.. Includes a no-host lunch. For more information, contact Bill Schillinger (509) 659-0090, ext. 214.
June 18 Spring Planting Systems for CRP Take-out and Recrop Spring Wheat...Research Trial and Equipment Demonstration - a feature of the Monsanto “Fields of Tomorrow” program at the Tony Viebrock farm about 11 miles east of Waterville, WA on Hwy 2 (2 miles west of Farmer and ˝ mile south). Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. See your local Monsanto retailer for preregistration and bus travel information the Fields of Tomorrow. For more information on the CRP take-out research trials, contact Roger Veseth (208) 885-6386.
June 20 Spring Planting Systems for CRP Take-out...Research Trial and Equipment Demonstration- a feature of the Monsanto “Fields of Tomorrow” program at the Ron Jirava farm 4 miles west of Ritzville on the corner of Rosenoff and DeWald Roads. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. See your local Monsanto retailer for preregistration and bus travel information the Fields of Tomorrow. For more information on the CRP take-out research trials, contact Roger Veseth (208) 885-6386.
June 26 Rapeseed, Canola and Mustard Research - University of Idaho Kambitsch Research Farm 2 miles north Genesee, ID on Hwy 95, turn west on Borgen Road. Registration at 9:00 a.m.. Includes a hosted barbecue lunch and door prizes. For more information, contact Jack Brown (208) 885-7078 or Stephen Guy (208) 885-6744.
June 27 Research Field Day on No-Till Farming at the USDA-Agricultural Research Service and Washington State University Palouse Conservation Research Station located 1.5 miles north of Pullman on Highway 27 and then ˝ mile west on Albion Road. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Field tours from 8:00 to 12:30 and a no-host lunch. For more information, contact Roger Veseth (208) 885-6386 or Tim Fiez (509) 335-2997.
July 11 Washington State University Spillman Research Farm located about 2 miles south of Pullman on Johnson Road. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Field tours from 8:30 to 12:00 and a no-host lunch. For more information, contact Ed Donaldson (509) 335-7255. 1997 Jan. 7-8 PNW STEEP III Conservation Farming Conference, Cavanaughs Inn - Columbia Center, Kennewick, WA. For motel reservations, call 1-800-THE-INNS or (509) 783-0611. For Conference information, contact Donn Thill ((208) 885-6214 and Dwane Miller (509) 335-4056.

     
 

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