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 lansdscapeTabitha Brown, Dave Huggins
Managing soil pH, residue and fertilityTim Paulitz, Kurt Schroeder, Rich Koenig, Gerard Birkhauser
Plant disease control by improved genetics: Eye spot, rust and RhizoctoniaTim Murray, Xianming Chen, Scot Hulbert
Italian ryegrass controlIan Burke
Oilseed production in the annual cropping regionBill 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.