· "Evaluating Pest Populations Under High Residue, Direct Seed Cropping Systems for the Inland Northwest", David Lundgren, Manager, Lincoln County Conservation District

1998-99: 1st Year Funding $18,907

1999-00: 2nd Year Funding $19,663

2000-01: 3rd Year Funding $21,000

2001-02 Projected 4th Year Request $21,000

· "Integrated Management Systems for Sustained Seed Yield of Kentucky Bluegrass Without Open Field Burning", Glen A. Murray, Agronomist & Crop Physiologist, University of Idaho

1998-99 1st Year Funding $10,290

1999-00 2nd Year Funding $25,000

· "Post Harvest Straw-Based Particleboard: Phase II", Jon Booker, Secretary/Chairman, Sunstraw Fiber, L.L.C.

1998-99 Single Year Funding $22,500

· "Strip Tillage, Stubble Burning Alternative", Ed Teel, Soil Conservationist, USDA/NRCS- Whitman County

1998-99 1st Year Funding $4,310

1999-00 2nd Year Funding $2,000

2000-01 3rd Year Funding $2,000

2001-02 Projected 4th year- Unknown<1,000

· "Alternative to Burning for Goatgrass Control", Jon W. Jones, Manager, Whitman Conservation District

1998-99 1st Year Funding Total $6,500

1999-00 2nd Year Funding $4,800

2000-01 3rd Year Funding $2,800

2001-02 Projected 4th year- Unknown<1,000

· "Quantifying Emissions From Cereal Grain Burning", William J. Johnston, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Washington State University

    1. 1st Year Funding $50,000 (re-issued, see below)

· "Quantifying Emissions From Fires In Bluegrass Seed Production Fields",William J. Johnston, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Washington State University; Steve Stilson, Dye Seed Ranch

1998-99 1st Year Funding $19,000 (re-issued, see below)

· "Quantifying Emissions From Agricultural Burning", William J. Johnston, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Washington State University in conjunction with Air Sciences Consultant Group, Portland Oregon.

1999 Design Phase Funding $18,500

    1. Biennium (2-yr) Funding $100,000

2001-02 Projected Final Report (not yet contracted) $23,000

· "Pulping Wheat Straw and Converting the Effluent into Value Added Fertilizer", Jeanne Trombly, Fiber Futures; William McKean & Mark Lewis, Department of Paper Science- University of Washington; William L. Pan, Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition- Washington State University.

2000-2001 Biennium (2-yr) Funding $25,000