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Parker Farm aerial view

Location

About 2 miles east of Moscow, adjacent to and north of Highway 8. The main entrance is at the intersection of Highway 8 and Plant Science Road.

The farm includes 172 acres, of which 110 are usable as field plots. A few acres can be irrigated.

Facilities include

  • 3,400-square-foot seedhouse
  • 1,800-square-foot seedhouse annex
  • 4,000-square-foot foundation seed building
  • 4,000-square-foot shop and equipment storage area
  • 1,000-square-foot pesticide storage, loading, and cleaning facility
  • Three 1,200-square-foot polyhouses and one 3,000-square foot-polyhouse
  • Residence for the farm manager
  • Field-size and plot-size tilling, seeding, spraying, and harvesting equipment for small grain, legume, Brassicaceae, and many other crops

Parker Farm also is the site of the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research, the Logger Sports Arena, and buildings and storage areas used by various units of the College of Natural Resources.  A NOAA weather station is also located here.

Virtual tour
  • Cleaning mustard seed
  • Direct Seeding
  • Frost on W. Canola
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  • Wild oat study
  • Winter Canola Plots
  • Winter farming
Aerial view

Parker Farm aerial view