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June 15: Lind Field Day focuses on falling numbers, wheat, peas

field day wsuLIND, Wash.  – Farmers can learn about the latest Washington State University discoveries in solving issues regarding low falling numbers in alpha amylase enzyme measurements, perennial wheat, pea varieties and more at the annual Lind Field Day, Thursday, June 15, at the WSU Dryland Research Station.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the field tour starting at 9 a.m. A complimentary lunch and program will follow the field tour.

Research presentations will focus on perennial wheat; winter, club and spring wheat breeding; winter pea breeding; application of biosolids; and falling numbers in wheat. WSU administrators, state Legislature and wheat industry leaders will provide updates during the noon program.

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WSU field days allow farmers to find solutions to pending crop issues and gain insights from a broad spectrum of WSU agricultural research efforts.

An ice cream social follows the noon program.

The Lind Field Day is free and open to the public. Washington pesticide credits have been requested.

For more information, contact Bill Schillinger, WSU research agronomist, at 509-235-1933 or william.schillinger@wsu.edu.

Lind Dryland Research Station is located at 781 E Experiment Station Road, Lind, Wash.

 

Media Contact: 

  • Seth Truscott, communications coordinator, WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, 509-335-8164, struscott@wsu.edu

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