Wednesday, November 20 – Onion Session

Produce Safety Program: Reflections of the 1st Year of Produce Inspections, Kelly Morales, WSDA

Effective Identification and Treatment of Diseases Impacting Onion, Dr. Lindsey du Toit, WSU Mt. Vernon NWREC

Crop Rotation Strategies for Improved Weed Management in Onions, Dr. Joel Felix, OSU Ontario

Bacterial Rots of Onion: SCRI Project Update and Knowledge Gaps, Dr. Lindsey du Toit, WSU Mt. Vernon NWREC

Drip Irrigation of Onions on Sandy Soils, Dr. Scott Lukas, OSU Hermiston

Wednesday, November 20 – General Vegetable Session

Watermelon Plant Survival and Fruit Quality for Novel Grafting Methods, Dr. Scott Lukas, OSU HAREC

Mobile Drip Irrigation and Variable Rate Irrigation: A Review of the Existing Research, Behnaz Molaei, WSU

Thursday, November 21 – Pest Management Session

Nematodes in Vegetable Crops, Inga Zasada, USDA/OSU

Seedling Blights of Sweet Corn, Ryan Solemslie, WSU

Volunteer Crops as Weeds – How to control them, Drew Lyon, WSU

Carrot Cavity Spot, Dr. Lindsey du Toit, WSU Mount Vernon NWREC

Thursday, November 21 – Organic Session

Seedcorn Maggot Biology and Management, Dr. Tim Waters, WSU Extension

Soil Biological Health in Organic and Conventional Vegetable Production, Dr. Robert Kremer, University of Missouri

Biostimulants: Modes of Action and Efficacy, Dr. Robert Kremer, University of Missouri

Organic Vegetable Trends, David Granatstein