2018 General Sessions

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

 

7:30 a.m.   |   Continental Breakfast – Three Rivers Convention Center

 

Andy Jensen, Moderator

 

7:50 a.m.   |   Welcome and Introductions

 

7:55 a.m.   |   Potato Cultural Management:  Do you know why you do what you do?   Mark Pavek, 7:55 a.m.   |   Washington State University, Pullman

 

8:20 a.m.   |   Control of Wireworms in Potato Fields by an Attract-and-Kill  7:55 a.m.   |   7:55 7:55 a.m.   |   Strategy:Developement, Field Results, and Future Application Scenarios, Stefan 7:55 a.m.   |   Vidal, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany

 

8:55 a.m.   |   Effects of Potato Psyllid Density and Time of Infection on Zebra Chip Disease

7:55 a.m.   |   Development both at Harvest an During Storage, Erik Wenninger, University of Idaho, 7:55 a.m.   |   Kimberly

 

9:20 a.m.   |   Break

 

9:35 a.m.   |   Maximum Residue Limits, MRLs, in International Trade, Matt Lantz, Bryant Christie, 7:55 a.m.   |   Inc., Seattle

 

10:00 a.m.   |   National Potato Council Update, and the Latest Policy and Politics from

10:00 a.m.   |   Washington D.C., John Keeling, Washington D.C.

 

10:20 a.m.   |   Oregon Potato Commission Update, Bill Brewer

 

10:40 a.m.   |   Washington State Potato Commission Update, Chris Voigt

 

11:00 a.m.   |   Keynote: The Future of Small Farms, Paul Mobley

 

12:00 p.m.   |   Adjourn

 

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   |  Hosted Potato Bar - Three Rivers Convention Center

 

Mark Pavek, Moderator

 

1:00 p.m.   |   Economic Impacts of Zebra Chip in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, Gina Greenway, 1:00 p.m.   |   College of Idaho, Caldwell

 

1:25 p.m.   |   Oregon State Department of Agriculture Update, Alexis Taylor, Salem

 

1:50 p.m.   |   A Long Term Relationship with Potato, Chuck Brown, retired, USDA-ARS Prosser

 

2:35 p.m.   |   Break

 

2:50 p.m.   |   Identification of New Genetic Sources of Resistance for Soil-borne Pathogens, Ryan 1:00 p.m.   |   Graebner, Oregon State University, Hermiston

 

3:15 p.m.   |   Using All the Tools in the Pink Rot Management Tool Box, Jeff Miller, Miller Research, 1:00 p.m.   |   Rupert, Idaho

 

3:40 p.m.   |   International & Domestic Potato Market Insights and Potatoes USA Update, John 1:00 p.m.   |   Toaspern, Denver, Colorado

 

4:05 p.m.   |   Pinpointing the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in Washington Potatoes, Rodney 1:00 p.m.   |   Cooper, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Wapato

 

4:10 p.m.   |   Adjourn.

 

 

 

Thursday, January 25, 2018

 

7:30 a.m.   |   Continental Breakfast – Three Rivers Convention Center

 

Matthew Blua, Moderator

 

8:00 a.m.   |   Welcome and Introductions

 

8:05 a.m.   |   Science of Soil Health at the NRCS, Jennifer Kucera, Natural Resources 7:55 a.m.   |   7:55 a.m.   |   Conservation Services, Portland, OR

 

8:55 a.m.   |   Soil Microbiology as it Impacts Soil Quality and Productivity, Dave Myrold, Oregon 7:55 a.m.   |   State University, Corvallis

 

9:20 a.m.   |   Verticullium - Population Dynamics and New Angles for Control, Dennis Johnson, 7:55 a.m.   |   Washington State University, Pullman

 

9:50 a.m.   |   Resilient Potato Production Initiative, Paul Jepson, Katie Murray, Oregon State 7:55 7:55 a.m.   |   University, Corvallis

 

10:15 a.m.   |   Break

 

10:30 a.m.   |   Managing Irrigation Scheduling Using Estimated Evapotranspiration, Francisco 7:55 a.m.   |     Gonzalez, Washington State University, Pullman

 

10:55 a.m.   |   Green Manures Management for Soil and Pest Benefits, Andrew McGuire,

7:55 a.m.   |     Washington State University Extension, Moses Lake

 

11:20 a.m.   |   Soil Fertility Basics for Potato Production in the Northwest, Amber Moore, Oregon 7:55 a.m.   |     State University, Corvallis

 

11:45 a.m.   |   Calcium Nutrition in Relation to Potato Quality and Production, Jiwan Palta, 1:00 p.m.              |   University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.   |  Hosted Luncheon, Three Rivers Convention Center

 

Carrie Wohleb, Moderator

 

1:00 p.m.   |   Worms Defoliating Potato: Principle Perpetrators, their Schedules, and their 1:00 1:00 p.m.   |   Preferences, Peter Landolt, USDA-Agricultural Research Services, Wapato

 

1:25 p.m.   |   Growth & Yield are Enhanced by Early Season Heat and Late Season Bulking, Rick 1:00 p.m.   |   Knowles, Washington State University, Pullman

 

1:50 p.m.   |   Management of PVY Through Combined Use of Mineral Oil and Insecticide along with 1:00 p.m.   |   other Cultural Practices, Mathuresh Singh, Agricultural Certification Services, Inc., 1:00 p.m.   |   Fredericton, New Brunswick

 

2:15 p.m.   |   Break

 

2:30 p.m.   |   The Virtues of Nematode Spit - Creating Tools for Root-Knot Nematode Resistance 1:00 p.m.   |   in Potato Through Nematode Molecular Biology, Cynthia Gleason, Washington State 1:00 p.m.   |   University, Pullman

 

2:55 p.m.   |   Potential for using GA Biosynthesis Inhibitors to Increase Tuber Set & Production 1:00 p.m.   |   Efficiency - a Case Study with "Bondi", Graham Ellis, Washington State University, 1:00 p.m.   |   Pullman

 

3:20 p.m.   |   Vitamin B1 Application on Potato: An Additional Tool for Substainable Management 1:00 p.m.   |   of Potato Virus Y?, Aymeric Goyer, Oregon State University, Hermiston

 

3:45 p.m.   |   Pinpointing the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in Washington Potatoes,

1:00 p.m.   |   Rodney Cooper, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Wapato

 

4:10 p.m.   |   Adjourn.

 

 

 

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