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Regional Ag Event, Vancouver- Summer Specialty Crop Field Day: Cool beans, chill peppers, freaky squash, & superfly ‘shrooms

September 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join WSU Extension for this regional field day to learn more about multiple specialty summer crops ripe for adding a fresh edge to your farm’s crop lineup. Participants will get to view, learn about, and and enjoy a tasting of a variety of specialty vegetables, dry beans, and mushroom crops being grown by WSU Extension at the 78th St. Heritage Farm in Vancouver.
  • Viewing of multiple varieties of edamame beans, specialty dry beans, mild habanero peppers and Tronboncino squash of will be on display
  • Viewing of a new new trial examining forest-grown specialty mushroom production
  • Discussions about WSU and OSU’s past and current work on these crops, and future research
  • Discussion about applications for these unique crops, and how they may be marketed, or add value to your farm’s crop offerings
  • Opportunity for networking
  • Tastings of each of the crops discussed at the field day

Contact: Justin O’Dea- (360) 524-2383;

If you require specific program accommodations, call WSU Clark County Extension at 564-397-5701 at least 1-2 weeks prior to the event.


September 20, 2019
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Justin O’Dea


78th Street Heritage Farm
1919 NE 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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(564) 397-5733