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100-year weather watching award for Lind Dryland Station
June 30, 2015

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By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

LIND, Wash. – Staff at the Washington State University Dryland Research Station at Lind earned kudos for logging 100 years of official weather data that helps farmers and scientists understand the past and prepare for the future.

Dryland roots: WSU Lind station looks back on century
May 29, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

LIND, Wash. – The Washington State University Dryland Research Station will celebrate its 100th anniversary at the annual Lind Field Day on Thursday, June 11.

Satellites may help monitor soil conditions
July 2, 2008

 

LIND, Wash. – In the six counties of central and eastern Washington where wheat growers can count on only 8 to 12 inches of precipitation annually, they fallow fields for a year between crops to accumulate enough moisture to grow the next crop. There’s another thing growers are trying to save: their soil.

 


Bill Schillinger is a WSU scientist and extension specialist based at the WSU Lind Dryland Research Station. Photo by Brian Clark, Washington State University.

 

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