In a small room that could barely fit half of the state legislators who were visiting Williston on Monday, Oct. 4, for an Interim Education Committee hearing, those self-same lawmakers heard about how 2,000 seedlings will be grown under light trays for next spring.
The task will not only be done in a tight space, but in a tight rotation with a study that plant pathologist Dr. Audrey Kalil is leading to look at how long pulse crop rotations should really be to keep disease pressure down.
Timing is everything. Kalil will have just enough time to finish her study, before horticulturist Kyla Splichal will need to take over the light tables for her seedlings.
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