Vegetable Crops Section

Vegetable Crops Section

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January 9, 2018

Jed White, Chairperson

8:00 Registration
8:30 Welcome and Announcements – Jayson Hoffman, President, NWHS
8:40 Door prizes – Jed White, Session Chairperson
8:45 NWREC Update – Mike Bondi, OSU NWREC Director and Regional Administrator
9:00 Agricultural issues in Oregon – Alexis Taylor, Director Oregon Department of Agriculture 
10:00 Exhibitor Break & Door Prizes
10:30 *Mechanical Weed Cultivation – Sam Hitchcock Tilton, Michigan State University
11:15 *Herbicide choices and issues for vegetable production – Tim Miller, Washington State University, Mt Vernon
12:00 Buffet Luncheon in Exhibitor Pavilion.

Door prizes before and after lunch.

1:15 NWHS business meeting
1:30 Brief comments from the new NWREC Vegetable Crops Specialist – Kristie BucklandOSU
1:45 Microbial water quality and fresh market vegetables – Joy Waite-Cusic
2:30 Break
2:45 *Going soft on pollinators and hard on pests – Andony Melathopoulos, OSU Horticulture
3:30 Soil and fertilizer relationships in vegetable production – Dan Sullivan, OSU, Crop and Soil Science
4:15 Door prizes & adjourn to the Exhibitor Pavilion for the OFMGA Wine & Cheese Reception Featuring St Josef Wines

*2 hours of pesticide re-certification credits

*1 hour of CCA credits