June 8: Free field tour looks at weeds in wheat, pulse crops

weed-science-field-tourPULLMAN, Wash. – A free weed science field tour will be hosted 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the R.J. Cook Agronomy Farm by the crop and soil sciences department at Washington State University.

Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the Plant Pathology Building adjacent to the farm. Plot tours will begin at 1 p.m. Light refreshments will be served throughout the tour and beverages and snacks at the social hour afterward.

The tour will include discussions led by WSU researchers on weed management practices, including:

 Broadleaf weed control in winter wheat
 Italian ryegrass control in winter and spring wheat
 Weed control in pulse crops

Washington pesticide recertification credits have been requested.

Learn more about the tour at http://smallgrains.wsu.edu/wsu-weed-science-field-tour/. For more information, contact Drew Lyon at 509-335-2961 or drew.lyon@wsu.edu.