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A win-win for farmers and slowing climate change

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Bill-Pan-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Climate change is already transforming agriculture in Washington. To help farmers deal with climate change, Bill Pan, a Washington State University professor of crop and soil sciences, is talking to them about ways to both adapt to changes and slow them down. » More …

Dryland organic cropping systems field day

PULLMAN – Organic crop management research will be featured at the Dryland Organic Cropping Systems Field Day from 8:30 a.m. to noon, June 18 at the Boyd farm research site near Pullman.

 

The Boyd farm research site is located between Pullman and Moscow at 3081 Pullman Airport Road.

 

The program includes a presentation by an organic grower from Fairfield who will discuss his on-farm experience.

 

Growers will also seethe cropping systems research plots that were initiated last fall.

 

These include rotations with alfalfa, sweet clover, wheat, barley, triticale, and winter peas. The effects of brassica seed meal on crops and weeds … » More …