GREENCREEK — The Prairie Area Cereal School, aimed at farmers and ranchers, will feature information about the grain industry beginning at 7:45 a.m. next Tuesday at the Greencreek Community Hall.
The event begins with registration at 7:45 a.m. along with coffee and doughnuts. The program begins at 8:15 a.m. with an agenda featuring 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, cover crops grown in rotation and estimating projected net returns by rotation. The 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.
A complimentary lunch will be prepared by the Greencreek Altar Society and is sponsored by the Idaho Wheat Commission and the Idaho Barley Commission. Two pesticide applicator credits and certified crop adviser credits will be available.
Organizers request those wishing to attend register no later than Friday by sending a name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the Lewis County Extension Office at (208) 937-2311.