June 16: Learn about dryland farming at Lind Field Day


LIND, Wash. – The annual Washington State University Lind Field Day will be Thursday, June 16, at the Dryland Research Station north of Lind.

Free to the public, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and a field tour starts at 9 a.m. A complimentary lunch and noon program will feature talks by WSU administrators, state legislators and wheat industry leaders. An ice cream social will follow.

Researchers will share lessons learned from the Regional Approaches to Climate Change for Pacific Northwest Agriculture (REACCH) project, including updates on Russian thistle, winter wheat and spring wheat breeding, winter pea variety trials and winter triticale agronomy.

Washington pesticide and Continuing Education Unit credits have been requested.

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