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Farmers Invited to Wheat U


October 26, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Pacific Northwest wheat growers are invited to attend Wheat U, a free, one-day, information packed educational opportunity at the Spokane Convention Center on Dec. 5.

The event is structured as a combination of keynote speakers and breakout sessions with Dr. Pete Berry as the keynote speaker. Berry is a crop physiologist in the United Kingdom and is one of the world’s foremost authorities on high-yield wheat production systems.

The program will begin with a panel of high-achieving grower leaders who will share production tips and tricks. Breakout sessions include: fertility management for high protein and high yield, weed management, disease and insect management and more.

The event concludes with a panel discussion from brewery and bakery experts who will advise growers on preferred characteristics in winter wheat.

Wheat U is free and includes a complimentary luncheon courtesy of sponsors: BASF, Washington Association of Wheat Growers, Capital Press and High Plains Journal. Farmers are requested to register online at


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