Vegetable Crops Section

Vegetable Crops Section

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 (Department of Food Science, OSU) and Lauren Gwin
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 Adjourn

3 hours of pesticide re-certification credits applied & 3 hours of CCA credits applied