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Annual Field Day July 12

Jul 1st, 2018 | Category: News

MOUNT VERNON – The WSU Mount Vernon NWREC Annual Field Day will be July 12 and is a free event open to the public at 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon. 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. Two tractor-driven wagons will be available for non-walkers. At 4:45 p.m. visitors will return to the Sakuma Auditorium to provide an opportunity for more in-depth questions. The program will conclude at 5:30 p.m. Visitors are invited to stay for a barbecue in the Center’s Auditorium. Enjoy a locally prepared meal and help us welcome new Dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, Dr. André-Denis Wright. The Potatoes USA Spud Nation food truck will be serving fresh fries during registration. This course is eligible for two (2) WSDA Pesticide License Recertification Credits. For more details, see mtvernon.wsu.edu.

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