Nov 30, 2020
Potato Expo 2021: Breakout sessions unveiled

The upcoming virtual Potato Expo 2021 event will feature a wide array of breakout sessions and speakers. Here is a sneak peak of what’s on tap.

Potato Expo 2021 is scheduled for Jan. 5-7. Continue to check potato-expo.com for updated information.

Predicting Chaos: Weather Risk in Potato Cultivation

  • Eric Snodgrass, Principal Atmospheric Scientist, Nutrien Ag Solutions

The Benefits of Diploid Breeding and True Potato Seed

  • Jeremy Singer, Director of Agronomy, Simplot Plant Sciences
  • Ian Puddephat, PhD, Senior Director of Agro Sciences at PepsiCo
  • Paul Bethke, PhD, Molecular Biologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service

The Future of Sustainability: What do Consumers Want to Know?

  • John MacQuarrie, Cavendish Farms

    Charlie Arnot, Director of Environmental Sustainability, The Center for Food Integrity

  • Sanford Gleddie, Vice President Operations, The Little Potato Company
  • John MacQuarrie, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Cavendish Farms
  • Laura Scandurra, Executive Director, Potato Sustainability Alliance

The Future of High Yield and Quality: Precision Chemistry and Fertility Advancements

  • Jonathan Adamson, Western Regional Sales Manager, Vive Crop Protection
  • Luke Radford, Farm Agronomist, Moss Farms
  • Tommy Roach, VP Product Development & Technical Services, Nachurs Alpine Solutions

Foresight is 20/20: The Future of Irrigation is Predictive

  • Trevor Mecham, Vice President of Global Technology Strategy & Industry Relations, Valmont Industries

Fungicide Resistance Management Techniques and the Value of Premixes

  • Dan Maxfield, Agronomic Service Representative, Syngenta Crop Protection
  • Kiran Shetty, Ph.D., Technical Development Lead for Potatoes, Syngenta Crop Protection
  • Glenn Letendre, Agronomic Service Representative, Syngenta Crop Protection

Image Recognition of Pest & Disease is Redefining Early Detection Field Scouting

  • Simcha Shore, Founder & CEO, AgroScout

Online Variety Selection Resources for the Potato Industry

  • Bradley Halladay, Lead Engineer/President, Medius Ag, LLC

The Revolution is Here: The Center Pivot as an Agronomic Management Tool

  • Wade Sikkink, Director, Global Product Management, Lindsay Corporation
  • Kurtis Charling, Director of Software Development, Lindsay Corporation





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