WSU Mount Vernon Northwest Washington Research & Extension Center is one of four WSU Research Centers operated by the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) housing several research programs, including entomology, small fruit horticulture, vegetable horticulture, vegetable pathology, vegetable seed pathology, weed science, and plant breeding. The research center works to solve plant-related problems, and develop cost-effective and environmentally-sound plant production practices based directly on results from experimental field, greenhouse and laboratory research trials.
Annual Field Day
JULY 13, 2017 | 3:00 TO 6:00 PM
The WSU Mount Vernon NWREC Annual Field Day, which began in the 1940s, is free and open to the public. Beginning at 3:00 pm 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 6:00 pm. 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. more…
This course is eligible for three (3) WSDA Pesticide License Recertification Credits.
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The mission of Washington State University Mount Vernon Northwest Washington Research & Extension Center is to serve the agricultural, horticultural, and natural resource science interests of the state through research and extension activities that are enhanced by the unique conditions of northwestern Washington: its mild, marine climate, rich alluvial soils, diverse small and mid-sized farming enterprises, and unique rural-urban interface.