Jan 16, 2018
2018 potato pest management meeting to be held in Rupert

Miller Research will hold its annual potato pest management seminar Tuesday, Jan. 30 at the Minidoka County Extension Office (drill hall) at the Minidoka County Fairgrounds (85 E. Baseline in Rupert).

The cost to attend the meeting is $5 per person. To attend, RSVP Cheryn Clayton at 208-531-5124 or by email at [email protected] A printed copy of the slides for taking notes can be purchased for $5 if ordered prior to the meeting. Orders need to be placed by Friday, Jan. 26.

Schedule:

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Managing Ring Rot – Jeff Miller
9:30-10:00 Treatments for Rhizoctonia and Fusarium Seed Piece Decay/Dry Rot Control – Trent Taysom
10:00-10:30 Comparison of  Fumigation Methods with Metam Sodium – Shane  Hansen
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:15 Managing Pink Rot and Leak
11:15-11:45 Breaking the Cycle of Pesticide Resistance – Trent Taysom
11:45-12:15 How Much Pesticide is on My Plate? – Jeff Miller

Specific questions growers want addressed can also be sent in advance.  Three CCA (pest management) credits have been awarded and Idaho pesticide recertification credits have been requested for the seminar.






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P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
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