Month: March 2018

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Permit Still Needed to Exceed 25 PSI for Use Restricted Herbicides

Last summer, the Washington State Department of Agriculture proposed rule changes for Use Restricted Herbicides such as 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP, MCPA, MCPP, MCPB, and dicamba.…

Plant Problems & The WSU Pullman Plant Pest Diagnostic Clinic with Rachel Bomberger

Join Drew Lyon as he interviews our very own Rachel Bomberger about the Plant Pest Diagnostics Clinic in Pullman, Washington.

“The Call of the Road, River, and Rail: Casavant Talks Transportation” Podcast

Episode 65 of Wheat All About It! features agricultural economist and a WSU veteran of 50 years, Ken Casavant. Join Scott Yates, director of communications…

All About Sustainable Farming Systems with Dave Huggins – Part 2

This week's episode of the WSU Wheat Beat Podcast is part two of Drew Lyon's interview with Dave Huggins all about sustainable farming systems.

Planning for Spring Planting: Wireworm Management in Cereal Crops

With spring planting just around the corner, producers should be considering their management approach towards wireworms and other insect pests. Wireworms, which have larvae that…

March Forecast: Potential Damage from Stripe Rust Increases

On March 8, Dr. Xianming Chen, ARS Plant Pathologist, released his most recent forecast (pdf) for stripe rust severity in the coming season. Given the…

The Contribution of Wheat Production to the Washington Economy

Table 1 The total value of Washington agricultural production in 2016 was $9.1 billion. Animals and animal products accounted for just under $2.6 billion and…

All About Sustainable Farming Systems with Dave Huggins – Part 1

In this first of two parts, Drew Lyon interviews Dr. Dave Huggins about soil health in the Palouse.

Is Your Seed Dead or Alive – A Seed Viability Test

Whether you are planting a winter or upcoming spring crop, re-seeding or enhancing a stand of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) or State Acres for Wildlife…

Preparing for Spring Scouting

Spring is hopefully around the corner and with spring comes the first opportunity to scout for a few diseases on winter wheat that only show…
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