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July 5, 2016

Announcements and Deadlines

The 2016 Field Day Abstracts are available for download on the CSS page, Field Day Abstracts. If you would like a hard copy, please email Samantha Crow.

 

Awards and Achievements

Two WSU wheat scientists named Vogel Endowed Chairs.
LIND, Wash. – Washington State University’s two leading wheat breeders will advance the state’s $1 billion wheat industry as co-recipients of the O.A. Vogel Endowed Chair in Wheat Breeding and Genetics. Arron Carter, director of the WSU winter wheat breeding and genetics program, and Michael Pumphrey, director of the spring wheat breeding and genetics program, were named to the Vogel Chair today by Kim Kidwell, executive associate dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences.

Tai McClellan Maaz was awarded $148,036 for her project entitled, Managing Hotspots and Hot Moments in the Aquic Lowlands of the Palouse: Minimizing Nitrogen Losses and Improving Nitrogen Use of Dryland Win from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

 

Events

2016 PNW Crop Tour Schedule

University of Idaho/Limagrain
July 6, 8:30 a.m.
For more information, contact Don Thill 208-885-6214

Palouse
July 11, 9:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Steve Van Vleet 509-397-6290

Bickleton
July 12, 3:00 p.m.
For information contact Ryan Higginbotham, 509-335-1205

Farmington
July 13, 8:00 a.m.
For information contact Steve Van Vleet 509-397-6290

St. John
July 14, 10:00 a.m.
For information contact Steve Van Vleet 509-397-6290

Lamont
July 14, 2:30 p.m.
For information contact Steve Van Vleet 509-397-6290

 

 

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