Saturday, Jan 28, 2023

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Field Days this week – Arbon Valley

Please feel free to attend the Cereal Field Tours hosted by the University of Idaho on Wednesday and Thursday!

Rockland and Arbon Valley: The Cereal Field Day in Power County this year will feature variety plots at both Rockland Valley and Arbon Valley locations on Wednesday, June 17th.  The Rockland Valley Field Day will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the plot site on Deeg Road. Head South on Rock Creek Road, and take a right on Deeg road. The plots are about ½ mile on the north side. The Arbon Valley Field Day will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Hayden Farm.  The plots are located on Mid Crystal Road near the Hayden home across from Hayden’s farm shop.

Dr. Jianli Chen, University of Idaho Wheat Breeder stationed at Aberdeen, will present potential new spring and winter wheat releases.  Dr. Juliet Marshall, Extension Crop Management Specialist, will lead a discussion on cereal disease issues that have come up this year.

Growers in attendance will be encouraged to tour the variety plots at each location.  Refreshments will be provided by the Power County Wheat Growers Association.

Dinner Activity at Arbon LDS Church

There will be a dinner / get-together at the Arbon LDS Church on Friday the 21st @ 6:30 PM.  Everyone is invited!  Please bring a salad and/or desert and join us for a nice dinner and a chance to see all of your neighbors.  We’d love to see you there.