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Posted: June 15 2010

WSU Boyd Farm Walk Wheat Variety Trials & Organic Diversified CSA Farm
Wednesday, June 16 @ 9:00am-3:00pm
WSU Boyd Farm in Pullman, WA
Research plots at WSU's Boyd's Farm site have been certified organic since 2006, following the standard three-year transition, and are now in year five as certified organic. View cropping systems research plots with alfalfa, wheat, triticale,  winter peas, and their associated weed and fertility management. Discuss conservation tillage implements and practices used in organic dryland weed management, current research on mycorrhizae, soil microbiology, and the integration of goat grazing for managing bindweed and other weeds in an organic system.  An optional $5.00 lunch and one hour tour of the WSU organic CSA farm at Tukey Orchard will follow.  Pre-register by Friday, June 11 to order a lunch (food provided by the Moscow Co-op); pay when you arrive. Farm walk is FREE!

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