Dr. Amanda Gevens presents research on the ecology of fungus and fungus-like plant pathogens for enhanced and integrated disease management for potatoes both in the field and in storage.
Dr. Charlie Rush and Dr. Don Henne discuss their research on "Management of Zebra Chip to Enhance Profitability and Sustainability of U.S. Potato.
Speakers Jeff Miller and Phillip Nolte discuss effective ways to prevent and control diseases from invading your crops.
Speaker Willie Kirk discusses the late blight outbreak that hit potato-growing regions in 2009, mitigation efforts and controls that growers used, as well as an outlook and tips for preventing late blight in coming seasons.
John Keeling and John Toaspern speak on the 2012 Farm Bill, Specialty Crop Alliance, international marketing and other related topics.
Presenters Sam Bachman and Cary Paul explain the critical steps in making large purchases for your farm business.
Duane Preston, Alan Parkinson and Dr. Brian Levene discuss various aspects of responsible nutrient management which affect potato yield and quality.
Food Safety and Traceability
Join Ed Treacy and Jamie Strachan as they discuss traceability on the farm. Find out about the Produce Traceability Initiative, how your farm can be PTI compliant and what the return on investment can be.
Join presenters Dave Tuthill and Steve Howser as they speak about proper and efficient ways to irrigate your crops.
Speaker Howard Neibling provides fundamental tips, information and methods about potato irrigation.
Join Dr. Sastry Jayanty and Dr. Alexander Pavlista as they discuss different components of potato storage, including pressure bruise management and control, wound healing and tuber aging.
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Hear A.J. Bussan, potato and vegetable crop production and storage systems specialist in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Horticulture Department, speak about the best ways to store and prevent problems while storing your potatoes.
Join Bill Lamont and Ron Grady as they discuss types of high and low tunnels and with which crops they work most efficiently, pest control, plus irrigation and fertilization methods through the use of plastic tunnels in crop production.