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Mailing Address:
Attn: Kristy Mayer
Idaho Potato Conference Registration
Auxiliary Services
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4251
Moscow, ID 83844-4251

Phone: 208-885-4152

Email: kristym@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/potato-conference

Presentations

Tuesday, Jan. 19

  • Changes in potato quality during packing and shipping — Mike Thornton — Video
  • Factors that impact development of bruises — Nora Olsen — Video
  • Tuber lenticels — Paul Bethke — Video
  • Economic Implications of Retailer Rejections of Fresh Potatoes Due to Quality Issues — Patrick Hatzenbuehler — Video
  • What makes new varieties better Than Burbank? — Rhett Spear — Video
  • Susceptibility of russet cultivars to common potato diseases — Jeff Miller — Video
  • Managing brown center and hollow heart — Andy Robinson — Video
  • Learning to use growth regulators — Mike Thornton — Video

Wednesday, Jan. 20 (ISDA Pesticide and CCA Credits)

  • Managing early die in potatoes — Phill Wharton — Video
  • Best management practices for pink rot and Pythium leak — Jeff Miller — Video
  • Soil-borne diseases-what causes them and what you can do about it — James Woodhall — Video
  • PMTV and other viruses — Alex Karasev — Video
  • Diagnosing and predicting foliar diseases in Idaho — James Woodhall — Video
  • What happened to Zebra Chip in ID? — Erik Wenninger — Video
  • Variety reaction to Zebra Chip and interaction with PVY — Arash Rashed — Video
  • Blackleg/Soft rot diseases in potato — Ken Frost — Video

Thursday, Jan. 21

  • Volunteer potato control — Pam Hutchinson — Video
  • Using plant-pest interactions to build resistance — Louise-Marie Dandurand — Video
  • Measuring soil moisture in potato fields — Francisco Gonzalez, Zach Holden, Mark Pavek — Video
  • Weed control options — Pam Hutchinson — Video
  • Cultural management updates on Clearwater Russet and Alturas — Mark Pavek, Francisco Gonzales, Zach Holden — Video
  • What does healthy soil look like in southern Idaho? — Linda Schott — Video
  • Sustainability and the potato industry: working together to meet customer and consumer demands — Jolyn Rasmussen — Video

Spanish Language Session

Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 1-3 p.m.

Topics in Spanish will include reducing bruise, grading potatoes, common storage disease and much more. There will be short videos and live discussions led by University of Idaho Extension educators Joseph Sagers and Jason Thomas.

Los temas en español incluirán la reducción de moretones, clasificación de papas, enfermedades comunes de almacenamiento y mucho más. Habrá videos cortos y discusiones en vivo dirigidas por los educadores de Extensión de la Universidad de Idaho Joseph Sagers, Jason Thomas, y mas.

Escuela de Las Papas 2021 Session de Español (Potato School Spanish Session Webinar) — Video

CCA credits are available for all three sessions

  • Tuesday — 3.5 Crop management
  • Wednesday — 3.5 Integrated pest management
  • Thursday — 1 Soil and water, 1 Integrated pest management, 0.5 Sustainability, 1 Crop management
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Contact

Mailing Address:
Attn: Kristy Mayer
Idaho Potato Conference Registration
Auxiliary Services
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4251
Moscow, ID 83844-4251

Phone: 208-885-4152

Email: kristym@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/potato-conference