Rotational Crops

Like any crop, wheat should be grown as part of entire crop production system. Decisions made throughout the production system will impact the success of the winter wheat crop. On this page, you will find information that would be beneficial to your overall cropping system.

Oilseed Crop Resources

Pulse Cropping Resources

WSU Wilke Research Extension Farm

Enterprise Budget for Intermediate Rainfall Region Available

The Extension publication “Enterprise Budgets: Wheat & Canola Rotations in Eastern Washington Intermediate Rainfall (12-16″) Zone (Oilseed Series)” is now available as well as the accompanying Excel spreadsheet workbook. This budget and the low rainfall version and its workbook are powerful tools to calculate and compare the short and long-term economics of including canola in a cereal rotation

WSU Dryland Field Day Abstracts

  • 2017 Field Day Abstracts
    Part I. Pathology, Weeds, and Insects
    Part II. Breeding, Genetic Improvement, and Variety Evaluation
    Part III. Agronomy and Soils
    Part IV. Oilseeds and Other Alternative Crops
  • 2016 Field Day Abstracts
    Part I. Oilseed and Other Alternative Crops
    Part II. Pathology, Weeds, and Insects
    Part III. Breeding, Genetic Improvement, and Variety Evaluation
    Part IV. Agronomy and Soils
    Part V. Farm Economics

Archived Field Day Abstracts

SARE Cover Crop Project Final Report

Innovative, dryland grain farmers in Lincoln and Spokane Counties, WA, want to include a cover crop or companion crop in their rotation to raise soil organic matter levels, break disease cycles, suppress weeds, penetrate soil compaction layers, and improve soil fertility by fixing atmospheric nitrogen.

View more of Diana Roberts’ research »

View the final SARE Cover Crop Project Report »

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