Alternative crop trials part of OSU field day

A presentation on alternative crop trials will be a highlight of the Malheur County experiment station’s annual Summer Farm Festival and Field Day on July 9.

One of the most promising alternative crops Oregon State University researchers here have experimented with this year is camelina grown without any irrigation.

Employees of the OSU research station near Ontario were harvesting the camelina, a potential biofuel crop, June 30 and researchers said the crop looks good.

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