WSU Cougar Head Logo Washington State University
WSU Insider
News and Information for Faculty, Staff, and the WSU Community

Hands-on oilseed workshops begin Jan. 26

RICHLAND, Wash. – A new format and hands-on, interactive sessions about canola will highlight three workshops about oilseed crops to be held in the Washington communities of Hartline, Jan. 26; Ritzville, Jan. 31; and Clarkston, Feb. 2.

Registration costs $20 and includes lunch, refreshments and a closing industry-sponsored social. Register at http://css.wsu.edu/biofuels. Questions can be directed to Karen Sowers at ksowers@wsu.edu or 808-283-7013. Pesticide and CCA credits are available.

Participants will learn about optimizing oilseed production through managing crop and chemical rotation, drill calibration, variety selection, enterprise budgets, pest and disease identification, combine settings, yield results from Pacific Northwest variety trials, fertilizer management and more.

Presenters will include Pacific Northwest university research and extension faculty, new and seasoned oilseed producers and local agriculture industry representatives. A new format will see participants divided into groups to take part in eight 40-minute sessions.

Jeff Scott, Oklahoma canola producer and U.S. Canola Association president, and Washington, Oregon and Idaho producers will talk about forming a Pacific Northwest Canola Growers Association.

 

News media contact:
Karen Sowers, WSU Extension, 509-396-5936, 808-283-7013 cell, ksowers@wsu.edu

 

Next Story

Three dangerous email scams targeting WSU

Online scammers continue to target university faculty, staff, and students. To make it easier to recognize the threats, Information Security Services describes the three most common email attacks.

Recent News

Three dangerous email scams targeting WSU

Online scammers continue to target university faculty, staff, and students. To make it easier to recognize the threats, Information Security Services describes the three most common email attacks.

Balancing military service and pharmacy school

In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, WSU wanted to highlight the accomplishments of one pharmacy student who put his degree on pause while he returned to active duty.

Nine faculty selected to receive seed grants

The Office of Research program provides support for junior faculty to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that lead to sustained professional development and extramural funding.

Librarian selected as Mellon Fellow

Talea Anderson, a scholarly communication librarian for WSU Libraries, has been named an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Heritage through the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia.

Find More News

Subscribe for more updates