WSU/USDA Precision Farming and Direct Seed Field Day at Cook Agronomy Farm

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Registration @ 7:30am; Tours begin @ 8:00am

Optimizing Inputs for Profitability and Sustainability

Morning field tours:

Seeding rate and nitrogen optimization across the lansdscape—Tabitha Brown, Dave Huggins

Managing soil pH, residue and fertility—Tim Paulitz, Kurt Schroeder, Rich Koenig, Gerard Birkhauser

Plant disease control by improved genetics: Eye spot, rust and Rhizoctonia—Tim Murray, Xianming Chen, Scot Hulbert

Italian ryegrass control—Ian Burke

Oilseed production in the annual cropping region—Bill Pan

Lunch program: A complimentary lunch will be served.

CCA/pesticide credit applications are pending.

Cook Agronomy Farm is located one mile north of Pullman on Hwy 27, turn east on Whelan Rd (by Ace Elliot Landscape) and continue on Whelan Rd. for 4.7 miles.