CAHNRS and WSU Extension

Wheat and Small Grains

Variety Selection and Testing



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 (%)

Direct Questions To:

Ryan Higginbotham
Regional Extension Specialist

Timely Topics

Raising the Quality Bar

April 10, 2017

FAQ: WSU Wheat and Barley Research and Royalties

November 22, 2016

New ListServ Launched

September 30, 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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