State's mint growers set their field day June 1

Washington mint growers have scheduled their annual field day June 1 at the Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser.

Growers will hear reports on research projects and tour plots. The tour begins at 4 p.m., with a barbecue at 6 p.m.

Washington is the largest producer of peppermint and spearmint oil in the nation. For more information, call the Washington Mint Commission at 509-585-5460.