Jul 23, 2019Miller Research hosting potato pest management field day Aug. 15
Miller Research’s annual potato pest management field day is Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Miller Research facility at 426 E. 200 N, Rupert, ID 83350. This event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend. The tour will go from 10 a.m. to noon and be followed by lunch (no cost).
Topics addressed on the tour will include:
- Susceptibility of varieties to disease with and without fungicide management.
- Fungicides for the control of early blight, brown spot, white mold and black dot.
- Rhizoctonia management
- Fungicide programs for managing pink rot and Pythium leak
- Spore trapping for managing foliar diseases of potato
The presentations will focus on chemical management of diseases and will highlight research which has been funded by the Pacific Northwest Potato Research Consortium. ISDA pesticide recertification credits (2) and CCA-Pest Management credits (2) have been awarded for this meeting.
In order to plan appropriately for lunch, please RSVP by Aug. 7 to Cheryn Clayton at 208-531-5124 or by email at [email protected].
The research highlighted in this field day has been sponsored in part by the Pacific Northwest Potato Research Consortium.