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May 26, 2015

Awards and Achievements

Melissa LeTourneau won a DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. (Read More)



Horse Heaven Crop Tour
June 2, 8:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Wayne Thompson, 509-240-5018

Ritzville Crop Tour
June 3, 1:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Aaron Esser, 509-659-3210

Western Whitman Co. – LaCrosse Crop Tour
June 4, 8:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Steve Van Vleet

Connell Crop Tour
June 4, 5:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Wayne Thompson

For the complete 2015 Crop Tour Schedule click here.


For more events, please see the Wheat and Small Grains website calendar.



NAPB Plant Breeding & Genomics Webinar Series

Every Wednesday from April 1 – May 27, 11-12 p.m., Johnson Hall 104E


Interesting Information

Crop Tour Season is Almost Here!
The 2015 crop tour season will be starting soon. Crop tours provide the opportunity to view field trials and ask WSU researchers questions about their work. Presenters will include cereal breeders, extension agronomists, plant pathologists, and more.
For a full list of upcoming field days, visit Please check with the listed contact prior to the tour to verify time, location, agenda, and a place at the table if food is served.

Please read the below article by Emily Nicholson on career breaks.
Accounting for Career Breaks

See an article on Patrick Freeze, a WSU Fullbright Ph.D. student in Crop and Soil Sciences on the LinkedIn and GooglePlus WSU sites.


Past Newsletters

May 11, 2015
April 27, 2015
April 13, 2015


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