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Andy Robinson

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International Crop Expo

The International Crop Expo will bring great speakers and information for the growers, industry, and others associated with potato, soybean, and wheat production. We look forward to seeing a great crowd come and learn how to improve their production practices.
When Feb 18, 2015 08:00 AM to
Feb 19, 2015 06:00 PM
Where Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND
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Seminar Topics - Valuable educational seminars both days, developed and presented by NDSU Extension & Minnesota Extension Services.


International Crop Expo - Industry Session

18 February 2015

9:00-9:30 - National Potato Council - John Keeling, Executive VP and CEO 

9:30-10:10 - U.S. Potato Board Update - Blair Richardson, President and CEO; and Carl Hoverson, Co-Chairman - International Marketing Committee

10:10-10:25 - Break 

10:25-10:55 - United Potato Growers of America – Jerry Wright CEO

10:55-11:20 – Innate commercial update – J.R. Simplot Company

11:20-11:45 – Crystal Green, a New Renewable Fertilizer  - Dan Froehlich, Ostara

11:45-12:10 – NFPT and Chip Trials – What is Going on and How Do We Get Involved? – Paul Voglewede, AIS Consulting



International Crop Expo - Research Session

19 February 2015

9:00-9:15 – North Dakota Certified Seed Report - Willem Schrage, ND State Seed Department 

9:15-9:30 – Minnesota Certified Seed Report – Mike Horken, MN Department of Agriculture

9:30-10:00 – PVY update. Phil Nolte, University of Idaho

10:00-10:30 – Tuber Necrosis Viruses: Neil Gudmestad

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:15 – Desiccating Potato Vines by the Numbers - Andy Robinson 

11:15-11:45 – Skin Set and Wound Healing – Phil Nolte, University of Idaho

11:45-12:15 - Stump the Docs – What Questions do you Have About Potatoes? (Drs. Gudmestad, Robinson, Secor, Thompson, and Nolte)



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