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Public invited to tour research plots during annual WSU Field Day

Jul 7th, 2017 | Category: News

MOUNT VERNON –  The WSU Mount Vernon NWREC Annual Field Day, which began in the 1940s, is free and open to the public. Beginning at 3 p.m. faculty and graduate students will host a walking tour of some of the nearly 150 acres of active research plots at the Center. Hear about current research projects and learn how work at the Center impacts growers, consumers, agricultural businesses and local economies throughout the region. A tractor-driven wagon ride will be available for non-walkers. Field tours will conclude at 6 p.m. Visitors are invited to stay for a barbecue in the Center’s Auditorium. Enjoy a locally prepared meal and connect with others in the agricultural community. WSU Mount Vernon NWREC is located at 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon. For more information, contact (360) 848-6120.Mount Vernon Field Day web


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