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WSU Extension Mechanical Cultivation Field Day
WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center
Puyallup, WA
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WSU Extension Mechanical Cultivation Field Day
WSU Extension Mechanical Cultivation Field Day

Join WSU Extension for an exciting workshop on mechanical cultivation for vegetable weed management. The event will include an array of demonstrations and speakers with contributions from local farmers, equipment representatives, and Extension specialists.

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center
2606 W Pioneer Ave, Puyallup, WA 98371

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
253-445-4658; dpcollins@wsu.edu

PROGRAM FEATURES:
Seed and seedling-focused strategies for weed management
Live demos of tractor-sized and walk-behind cultivation equipment with Kult-Kress, Sutton Ag, Tilmor, Johnnys, BCS, Carts & Tools
Belly- and rear-mounted setups w/ finger weeders, basket weeders, steerable toolbars, knives, cutaway disks, and more
Local farmer panel sharing their cultivation experience
Catered lunch provided
Opportunity for networking

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to network with farmers, equipment suppliers and Ag professionals while you learn about the latest in non-chemical weed control!

Field day includes a farmer panel of experienced cultivators, live demonstrations of tractor-powered and walk-behind cultivation equipment in transplanted and direct-seeded crops, demos comparing organic herbicides and steaming/flaming, and vendor booths with knowledgeable equipment suppliers. See below for details on equipment suppliers and tools.


Tractor-powered equipment:
-          KULT-Kress Argus cultivator setup and DUO parallelogram system
-          Sutton Ag hand steer or camera guided toolbar with finger weeders and more
-          Tilmor brand new cultivating tractor with toolbar setups

Walk-behind equipment:
-          Tilmor walk behind cultivating tractor
-          Johnnys various hand-powered tools, including the Terrateck double wheel hoe



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We are teaming up with Oregon State University, who will also be hosting their own field day on August 29th at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora, OR.

OSU North Willamette Research and Extension Center
15210 NE Miley Rd, Aurora, OR 97002

If you're interested in attending this Oregon based field day as well register here: https://secure.oregonstate.edu/smallfarms-events/register/202

Location

WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center (View)
2606 W Pioneer Way
Puyallup, WA 98371
United States


Categories

Education > Tours
Education > Workshops
Food > Markets & Farms
Other > Green

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No

Contact

Owner: WSU Food Systems
On BPT Since: May 18, 2018
 
Doug Collins
253-445-4658
dpcollins@wsu.edu...
foodsystems.wsu.edu
 


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