WSU CAHNRS

CAHNRS and WSU Extension

Wheat and Small Grains

Variety Selection and Testing

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Mission

The WSU Extension Cereal Variety Testing Program provides growers and the agribusiness industry with comprehensive information on the adaptation and performance of winter and spring wheat and barley varieties across the different climatic regions of eastern Washington. The program also provides WSU and USDA/ARS wheat breeding programs a uniform testing and evaluation program for preliminary wheat and barley lines to assist in determinations for variety release recommendations to the Washington Agricultural Research Center.


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What You Will Find in these Reports: 

  • Yield (BU/A) – 2, 3, and 5-Year Average Yields
  • Test Weight (LBS/BU)
  • Protein (%)
  • Plant Height
  • Head Date (Julian Days)
  • Lodging (%)

Questions may be directed to:

Ryan Higginbotham

Regional Extension Specialist

509-335-1205

rhigginbotham@wsu.edu


Timely Topics

Recent Weather Could Affect Wheat Quality

July 18, 2016

Washington Ahead of Schedule, Again

May 11, 2016

Predicted Potential Yield Losses Due to Stripe Rust

March 8, 2016
Wheat and Small Grains, P.O. Box 646420 Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6420, 509-335-1719, Contact Us
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