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Coming Events - 1999/2000

Featuring Direct Seed Cropping Systems Technologies

June 5 -- Direct Seed Field Day at Seager Wheeler Farm, Rosthern, SK, Canada. Sponsored by Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Society. Call 306-695-4234 (e-mail ssca@sk.sympatico.ca).

June 8 - Annual Benton County Wheat Growers Research Field Tour, Horse Heaven Community Hall on County Well Road, just off Highway 221 southeast of Prosser, WA. Call Bill Schillinger at 509-659-0355, email schillw@wsu.edu), or Doug Rowell at 509-884-5309.

June 15 - 1999 Direct Seeding Field Day, Regina, SK, Canada. Sponsored by Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Society. Call 306-695-4234 (e-mail ssca@sk.sympatico.ca).

June 15 - Field Day at Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center at Pendleton, OR. Call Richard Smiley at 541-278-4186 (e-mail: Richard.Smiley@orst.edu).

June 16 - Field Day at Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center at Moro, OR. Call Richard Smiley at 541-278-4186 (e-mail: Richard.Smiley@orst.edu).

June 16 - Tour of Direct Seeding Systems in High Residue Areas, Genesee, ID. Sponsored by Nez Perce and Latah Soil Conservation Districts. Bus tour begins at 9:00 a.m from the Genesee City Park in Genesee, ID. Call Trish Heein, Latah SCD (208-882-4960; e-mail latahscd@moscow.com) to confirm your space on the bus or for more information.

June 17 - Field Day at WSU Lind Dryland Research Station, Lind, WA. Call Bill Schillinger at 509-659-0355 (e-mail: schillw@wsu.edu).

June 24 - Adams County Research Field Tour, Ritzville, WA. Buses load at 8:30 a.m. at the Ritzville City Park. Call Bill Schillinger at 509-659-0355, email schillw@wsu.edu).

June 24 - No-Till Field Day at Dakota Lakes Research Farm - West River Unit, Pierre, SD. Call 605-224-6114, Fax 224-0845, or e-mail (dbeck@www.ces.sdstate.edu).

June 25 - No-Till Field Day at Dakota Lakes Research Farm - Main Station, Pierre, SD. Call 605-224-6114, Fax 224-0845, or e-mail (dbeck@www.ces.sdstate.edu).

June 28 - Direct Seeding Day - Integrated Crop Management, Red Deer, AB, Canada. Call Rick Taillieu at 403-556-8235.

June 29 -- University of Idaho's Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences Dept. Field Day, UI Parker Research Farm 1.5 miles east of Moscow on Highway 8. Call the Dept. office at 208-885- 6274 or Roger Veseth at 885-6386 (rveseth@uidaho.edu)

June 29 - Zero Till Tour - Manitoba-North Dakota Zero Tillage Farmers Association, Boissevain, MB, Canada. Call 204-727-5355 or 534-2461..

June 30 - Fields of Tomorrow Field Day, Sherman County Fairgrounds, Moro, OR. Sponsored by Monsanto in cooperation with Oregon State University, University of Idaho and other groups. To register and for more information, call 1-800-768-6387.

July 6 - Zero Till Field Day at Manitoba Zero Till Research Association Farm, Brandon, MB, Canada. Call 204-729-8838.

July 7 - Field Day at WSU Wilke Research Farm, Davenport, WA. Call Diana Roberts 509-533-2048, ext 111, FAX 533-2087, e-mail (robertsd@wsu.edu).

July 8 - Joint Field Day for the USDA-ARS/WSU Palouse Conservation Field Station (morning) and WSU Spillman Agronomy Farm (afternoon), Pullman, WA. Call Steve Dofing at 509-335-5831, e-mail (dofing@wsu.edu) or Roger Veseth at 208-885-6386, e-mail (rveseth@uidaho.edu).

July 8 - 4th Annual Gigantic Direct Seeding and Spraying Demo, Virden, MB, Canada. Rain dates are July 13 or 15. Call 204-534-2461

July 8 - Field Day at USDA-ARS Northern Great Plains Research Lab, Mandan, ND. Call 701-667-3000.

July 8 - Direct Seeding Demo Day, Grand Prairie, AB, Canada. Call Tarolyn Aaserud at 780-532-9722.

July 20 or 21 (your choice) - Zero Tillage Field Day, Indian Head, SK, Canada. Sponsored by the Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation (IHARF). Registration fee is $25 Canadian by July 16 and limited to 200 people per day. Call 306-659-4250, Fax 659-4246.

July 22 - Milan No-Till Field Day, Milan, TN. For more information, call 901-686-7362

Aug. 10 - Direct Seeding Harvest Management Day, Viking, AB, Canada. Call Dale Chrapko at 780-632-5466.

Aug. 17 - Direct Seeding Site Harvest Day, Red Deer, AB, Canada. Call 403-556-8235.

Nov 24-25 - Direct Seeding for Innovators, Lakeland College, Vermilion, AB, Canada. Call Ron Heller 780-853-8262.

2000

Jan. 4-6 - Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference and Trade Show, Pendleton Convention Center, Pendleton, OR. Organized by Pacific Northwest STEEP III conservation farming research and education program, and Columbia Plateau Wind Erosion Project in cooperation with PNW Ag industry and grower organizations. Call 509-547-5538, Fax 5563, Internet home page (http://pnwsteep.wsu.edu/conf2k).

Jan 12-15 - National No-Tillage Conference, Des Moines, Iowa. Sponsored by No-Till Farmer. Call 800-645-8455 or 414-782-4480.

Jan. 30 - Feb.2 - 22nd Annual Manitoba-North Dakota Zero Tillage Workshop, Minot, ND. Sponsored by Manitoba-North Dakota Zero Tillage Farmers Association. Call 204-727-5355, Fax 5245, e-mail (mandak99@mb.sympatico.ca).

     
 

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