Dr. Arron Carter with students flying a drone in wheat field

Eyes in the sky

Big changes for wheat breeding as new technologies develop: The use of drones and sensors (known as phenomics) have become a new tool used in many plant breeding programs.

WSU Variety Selection Tool app logo with screengrab of app display

Have app, will travel

By Clark Neely For Washington growers considering future wheat variety options, there’s now an app for that. It’s the WSU Variety Testing Program’s mobile Cereal Variety Selection Tool and it’s available free at your favorite app store. Like the desktop version of the app, growers can utilize the tool to filter and sort wheat and …

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A combine harvests wheat on the rolling hills of the Palouse in Washington state.

Washington Small Grains – Harvest

With some of the world’s most unique landscape, Washington wheat and barley farmers utilize some of the most advanced technology to harvest some of the country’s most fertile land for wheat. Take a look at the combines and other farm equipment while marveling at Washington’s beautiful landscape.

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