GREENCREEK -- Area farmers and ranchers, agri-support personnel, and the general public are welcome to come for a morning of information about the grain industry and a complimentary lunch at the Prairie Area Cereal School, set for Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Greencreek.

Set at the Greencreek Community Hall, the event starts at 7:30 a.m. with registration, along with coffee and donuts, with the program beginning at 8 a.m. The agenda includes a selection of topics about cereal production systems including cereal and legume crop variety information, canola production management, grass and broadleaf weed control in wheat, annual forage crops yield and quality, community herbicide resistance initiative, and farm bill decision aid.

Administrators from the Idaho Wheat and Barley commissions will give an overview of markets, production, research and commission activities including Laura Wilder, the new IBC administrator.

Lunch is prepared by the Greencreek Altar Society and is sponsored by the Idaho Wheat Commission and the Idaho Barley Commission. Two pesticide applicator credits and CCA credits will be available.

Preregister by Friday, Jan. 17, to or call the Lewis County Extension Office at 208-937-2311.

This educational program is sponsored by University of Idaho Extension, in cooperation with Lewis and Idaho County Grain Producers, Idaho Barley and Wheat commissions, and the Idaho/Lewis Extension Crops Advisory Committee.

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