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2018 Building Soils for Better Potato Crops Symposium

December 5-6, 2018
Moses Lake, WA, Big Bend Community College, ATEC Center

Symposium: Wednesday, December 5th, 8:30 (registration), 9 am start to 4:00 pm

Soil Health in Potatoes Discussion: Thursday, December 6th, 8:30 (registration), 9 am start to 3:00 pm,  for growers only, limited to 50 participants.

Answering your questions: What is research discovering about soil organic matter? What about soil health in sandy soils? How does soil health relate to the soil’s physical condition? Can disease suppressive soils be developed for potatoes? What is the relationship between soil health and nematodes? Do healthy soils reduce Verticillium effects in potatoes? What soil health projects are potato researchers working on?

These and more will be the focus of the 2018 symposium.

We hope you will join us.

CCA credits: 5 Soil & Water Management

Agenda

Register now to hold your spot. Pre-registration is required.

Be sure to register for each day separately if you plan on attending both

Day 1, Dec. 5th is open to everyone.  Pre-registration by Nov. 28th required for guaranteed lunch, $25 per person.

Day 2, Dec. 6th is for potato growers only. Only 50 seats available. This day is free, but pre-registration is required, see below.

  • Register with credit card
  • To register with check: register here by choosing “Pay with check” option, and also fill out form and send with check.
  • On-site registration, by check only (no credit card, no cash), will cost an additional $10; total of $35, and lunch cannot be guaranteed.

Potato processors wishing to attend Day 2 should contact Matthew Blua or Andrew McGuire.

Refund Policy: No cash refunds. Minimum charge will be retained; remainder credited toward future workshop registration if cancelled less than 48 hrs prior. No refund or credit for no-shows.

For more information, contact Andrew McGuire, andrew.mcguire@wsu.edu, or call 509-754-2011 Ext. 4313.

Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.  

Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Andrew McGuire at the WSU Extension office, 509-754-2011 ext. 413, andrew.mcguire@wsu.edu at least two weeks prior to the event.