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37th Annual Western Washington Potato Workshop

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

9:00         Light Refreshments

9:20         Opening Remarks  – Don McMoran
9:35         Washington State Potato Commission  – Matt Harris

10:00        Break

10:15        Yellow Nutsedge – Dr. Steven Seefeldt
10:45      Storage Problems  –  Dr. Ken Frost
11:05      New WSU Potato Disease Publications – Babette Gundersen
11:15      What might climate change mean for Western Washington ag? – Chad Kruger
11:50      Potato Variety and Seed Lot Research Results – Dr. Mark Pavek

12:00      LUNCH

1:00        2018 Cover Crop trial – Don McMoran
1:20        Potato Pathology – Dr. Lydia Tymon
1:55        Skagit Potato Pest Monitoring –  Talea Price & Charlie Coslor
2:15        Fusarium in Potatoes (Please bring samples to the workshop) – Dr. Kasia Duellman
2:30    WSU WISE – Kate Seymour
3:00    Meet the New WSU NWREC Soil Scientists – Deirdre Griffin and Gabe LaHue
3:15    National Speaker TBD – TBD
4:00 Evaluation and Networking

An application will be submitted for 4 WSDA Re-certification Course Credits

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Don McMoran
Phone:
360-428-4270, ext. 225
Email:
dmcmoran@wsu.edu

Venue

WSU Mount Vernon NWREC
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
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