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Prairie Area Cereal School set Jan. 24 in Greencreek

Preregister by Thursday, Jan. 19



— Timely information about the grain industry is on topic for the Prairie Area Cereal School, set for next Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Greencreek Community Hall.

Farmers, ranchers, agri-support personnel, and others interested are invited to attend the program, with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. (with coffee and donuts) and presentations to follow at 8 a.m.

The agenda will feature information about cereal production systems, including variety information, pesticides in canola, and weed research. Special topics this year include costs and returns comparisons between direct seed and conventional tillage systems, and the dietary benefits and misconceptions of wheat consumption.

Administrators from both the Idaho wheat and barley commissions will give overviews of markets, production, research and their organization’s activities.

A complimentary lunch will be provided, prepared by the Greencreek Alter Society and sponsored by both the Idaho Wheat Commission and Idaho Barley Commission,

Both pesticide recertification and CCA credits will be available.

Preregister by Thursday, Jan. 19, by contacting the Lewis County Extension Office, 937-2311 or lewis@uidaho.edu.

The program is sponsored by University of Idaho Extension, in cooperation with the Lewis and Idaho County Grain Producers, Idaho barley and wheat commissions, and the Idaho/Lewis Extension Crops Advisory Committee.



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