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Jun
29
Jun 29th 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Fairfield, WA - Diana Roberts, 509-477-2167. The 2017 crop tour season will soon be starting and provides opportunities to view field trials and interact with Washington State University personnel and others about cereal varieties and crop management practices. Cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and other scientists will be presenting information at various events. The small grain variety and research tours, listed below, provide a guide for wheat, barley, and legume tours in Washington and nearby locations. Please check with the contact listed prior to the tour to verify the time, location, agenda, and ensure a place at the table if food is served. Location maps for the WSU Cereal Variety Trials are available online at http://smallgrains.wsu.edu/variety/2017-location-maps/. Washington Grain Commission funds support the trials and the tours, and we look forward to seeing you in the fields.
Jun
29
Jun 29th 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Agenda – June 29, 2017 Prairie Area Crop and Conservation Tour 7:00 am Breakfast – Craigmont Community Center, 109 E. Main, Craigmont 7:20 - 7:50 Cooperatives in Africa – Ken Hart, UI Extension Educator 8:00 Bus departs 8:10 - 8:40 Advances in Oilseed – Jack Brown, Plant Breeder and Geneticist, University of Idaho Oilseed Breeding Program – Advances in development of herbicide resistant oilseed varieties and their role in dryland crop rotations in the Pacific Northwest will be addressed. Newly released oilseed varieties and advancements of the Oilseed Breeding Program will be discussed. 8:50 - 9:20 Winter Wheat Variety Trial – Kurt Schroeder, University of Idaho Cropping Systems Agronomist. Hard red, hard white, club and soft white winter-wheat varieties will be toured. Varietal disease resistances and the role of disease resistance in fungicide application decisions, herbicide resistances, and general varietal adaptation to different growing zones and practices will be discussed. 9:25 - 9:55 Spring Legume Variety Trial – Rebecca McGee, Grain Legume Genetics, ARS, Pullman. Overview of the variety program, discussion of new varieties and associated disease resistance traits. Rebecca will talk about any disease issues observed at the site and the ARS breeding program for legumes. 10:00 - 10:30 Spring Cereal Variety Trial – Kurt Schroeder, University of Idaho Cropping Systems Agronomist. Overview of the variety program, discussion of new varieties and associated disease resistance traits, and agronomic performance in 2016. Kurt will also be handing out a field guide on diagnosis of plant diseases in cereal crops (primarily wheat) and will talk about any disease issues observed at the site. 10:50 Break - Nezperce 11:10 – 11:40 Cover crop rotation study – Doug Finkelnburg, University of Idaho Area Extension Educator. The effects of using spring and fall planted cover crop mixes in a direct-seeded dryland winter wheat, spring barley, and spring pea rotation study are discussed. Weed management strategies when restricted to short-lived residually active herbicides are addressed. 11:40 Bus returns to Craigmont Noon Tour concludes Thank You To Our Sponsors Stonebraker McQuary Insurance McGregor Company Simplot/Jacklin Seed Primeland Cooperatives Nezperce Ag Seeds, Inc. St. John’s Hardware & Implement Co. Inc. Columbia Grain Northwest Farm Credit Services (Cottonwood) *3 Pesticide Recertification credits and 3 CCA credits available
Jul
06
Jul 06th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. John, WA - Steve Van Vleet, 509-397-6290. The 2017 crop tour season will soon be starting and provides opportunities to view field trials and interact with Washington State University personnel and others about cereal varieties and crop management practices. Cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and other scientists will be presenting information at various events. The small grain variety and research tours, listed below, provide a guide for wheat, barley, and legume tours in Washington and nearby locations. Please check with the contact listed prior to the tour to verify the time, location, agenda, and ensure a place at the table if food is served. Location maps for the WSU Cereal Variety Trials are available online at http://smallgrains.wsu.edu/variety/2017-location-maps/. Washington Grain Commission funds support the trials and the tours, and we look forward to seeing you in the fields.
Jul
06
Jul 06th 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Lamont, WA - Steve Van Vleet, 509-397-6290. The 2017 crop tour season will soon be starting and provides opportunities to view field trials and interact with Washington State University personnel and others about cereal varieties and crop management practices. Cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and other scientists will be presenting information at various events. The small grain variety and research tours, listed below, provide a guide for wheat, barley, and legume tours in Washington and nearby locations. Please check with the contact listed prior to the tour to verify the time, location, agenda, and ensure a place at the table if food is served. Location maps for the WSU Cereal Variety Trials are available online at http://smallgrains.wsu.edu/variety/2017-location-maps/. Washington Grain Commission funds support the trials and the tours, and we look forward to seeing you in the fields.
Jul
07
Jul 07th 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Farmington, WA - Steve Van Vleet, 509-397-6290. The 2017 crop tour season will soon be starting and provides opportunities to view field trials and interact with Washington State University personnel and others about cereal varieties and crop management practices. Cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and other scientists will be presenting information at various events. The small grain variety and research tours, listed below, provide a guide for wheat, barley, and legume tours in Washington and nearby locations. Please check with the contact listed prior to the tour to verify the time, location, agenda, and ensure a place at the table if food is served. Location maps for the WSU Cereal Variety Trials are available online at http://smallgrains.wsu.edu/variety/2017-location-maps/. Washington Grain Commission funds support the trials and the tours, and we look forward to seeing you in the fields.
Jul
07
Jul 07th 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Palouse, WA - Steve Van Vleet, 509-397-6290. The 2017 crop tour season will soon be starting and provides opportunities to view field trials and interact with Washington State University personnel and others about cereal varieties and crop management practices. Cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and other scientists will be presenting information at various events. The small grain variety and research tours, listed below, provide a guide for wheat, barley, and legume tours in Washington and nearby locations. Please check with the contact listed prior to the tour to verify the time, location, agenda, and ensure a place at the table if food is served. Location maps for the WSU Cereal Variety Trials are available online at http://smallgrains.wsu.edu/variety/2017-location-maps/. Washington Grain Commission funds support the trials and the tours, and we look forward to seeing you in the fields.
Jul
11
Jul 11th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bickleton, WA - Hannah Brause, 509-773-5817. The 2017 crop tour season will soon be starting and provides opportunities to view field trials and interact with Washington State University personnel and others about cereal varieties and crop management practices. Cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and other scientists will be presenting information at various events. The small grain variety and research tours, listed below, provide a guide for wheat, barley, and legume tours in Washington and nearby locations. Please check with the contact listed prior to the tour to verify the time, location, agenda, and ensure a place at the table if food is served. Location maps for the WSU Cereal Variety Trials are available online at http://smallgrains.wsu.edu/variety/2017-location-maps/. Washington Grain Commission funds support the trials and the tours, and we look forward to seeing you in the fields.
Jul
14
Know Barley, Know Beer - Pullman, WA - Kevin Murphy, 509-335-9692. The 2017 crop tour season will soon be starting and provides opportunities to view field trials and interact with Washington State University personnel and others about cereal varieties and crop management practices. Cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and other scientists will be presenting information at various events. The small grain variety and research tours, listed below, provide a guide for wheat, barley, and legume tours in Washington and nearby locations. Please check with the contact listed prior to the tour to verify the time, location, agenda, and ensure a place at the table if food is served. Location maps for the WSU Cereal Variety Trials are available online at http://smallgrains.wsu.edu/variety/2017-location-maps/. Washington Grain Commission funds support the trials and the tours, and we look forward to seeing you in the fields.
Nov
08
Join us November 8-11, 2017 at The Davenport Grand Hotel, Spokane, WA. For more information about the PNW Tri-State convention, call 877-740-2666 or visit www.wawg.org.
Nov
09
Join us November 8-11, 2017 at The Davenport Grand Hotel, Spokane, WA. For more information about the PNW Tri-State convention, call 877-740-2666 or visit www.wawg.org.
Nov
10
Join us November 8-11, 2017 at The Davenport Grand Hotel, Spokane, WA. For more information about the PNW Tri-State convention, call 877-740-2666 or visit www.wawg.org.
Nov
11
Join us November 8-11, 2017 at The Davenport Grand Hotel, Spokane, WA. For more information about the PNW Tri-State convention, call 877-740-2666 or visit www.wawg.org.