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June 20, 2016

Announcements and Deadlines

2016 is the Biennial Inventory year. Please have all inventory completed and turned into the CSS office by Friday, June 24.

The 2016 Field Day Abstracts are available for download on the CSS page, Field Day Abstracts.

 

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.

 

Events

2016 PNW Crop Tour Schedule

Fairfield
June 21, 7:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Diana Roberts, 509-477-2167

Cook Agronomy Farm Field Day
June 22, 7:30 a.m.

Moses Lake – irrigated
June 22, 8:00 a.m.
For information contact Andy McGuire, 509-754-2011

Almira
June 22, 2:00 p.m.
For information contact Diana Roberts, 509-477-2167

Reardan
June 23, 7:00 a.m.
For information contact Diana Roberts, 509-477-2167

Wilke Farm Field Day
June 23, 9:30 a.m.
For information contact Aaron Esser 509-659-3210
RSVP to Dusti Kissler 509-659-3212

Walla Walla (legumes)
June 28, 10:00 a.m.
For information contact Wayne Thompson 509-240-5018

Walla Walla (cereals)
June 28, 3:30 p.m.
For information contact Wayne Thompson 509-240-5018

Dayton (cereals & legumes)
June 29, 8:00 a.m.
For information contact Paul Carter 509-382-474

Mayview
June 30, 9:00 a.m.
For information contact Mark Heitstuman 509-243-2009

Anatone
June 30, 3:30 p.m.
For information contact Mark Heitstuman 509-243-2009

 

CSS Special Seminar
Dr. Craig Lobsey, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, CSIRO Land and Water
Soil Condition Analysis System (SCAnS)
June 21, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Johnson Hall 204

 

 

 

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