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Ag Talk Tuesday

Ag Talk Tuesdays are virtual sessions about agriculture with University of Idaho professionals and peers to discuss current crop issues and timely topics as the field season progresses. Each session includes featured topics, questions, updates and current ag events.

Held the first and third Tuesday through May to August via Zoom (registration required).

2022 Schedule | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mountain Time

Every session begins with crop updates, where U of I personnel and attendees are invited to provide the group with updates of current season crop issues. Featured topics and guest speakers (partial schedule below) follow the round-table crop updates.

  • May 3 Water update and opportunities — Keith Esplin — Juliet Marshall (host)
  • May 17FSA programs and policies — Matt Gellings, Ben Thiel — Doug Finkelnburg (host)
  • June 7Herbicide resistance in Idaho: Panel discussion — Pamela J.S. Hutchinson, Joan Campbell, Albert Adjesiwor — Doug Finkelnburg (host)
    • One ISDA recertification credit will be available, contact Doug Finkelnburg if interested
  • June 21 — WAVE: Western agricultural variety explorer — Julia Piaskowski, Ph.D., U of I — Kasia Duellman (host)
  • July 5 — Sustainable, regenerative and other buzz words — Travis Youngberg, NRCS — Olga Walsh (host)
  • July 19 — Canceled
  • Aug. 2How McDonald’s picks potato varieties for french fries — Tom Salaiz and Paul Watson, McCain Foods — Pamela J.S. Hutchinson (host)
  • Aug. 16 — Farm input cost update: A review of global, national and Idaho data — U of I Patrick Hatzenbuehler, assistant professor & Extension specialist and Xiaoli Etienne, associate professor & Idaho Wheat Commission endowed chair in Commodity Risk Management — Kasia Duellman (host)

Ag Talk Report is a newsletter issued periodically during the growing season. It summarizes or expands on some of the content from Ag Talk Tuesday sessions and includes other relevant information.

Kasia Duellman

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist — Seed Potato

Pamela J.S. Hutchinson

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist — Potato Cropping Systems Weed Scientist

Room 109


Juliet Marshall

Department Head and Professor, Plant Pathologist

TAB 205

208-529-8376, Ext. 115

Olga Walsh

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist — Cropping Systems Agronomy

Main office building


Douglas Finkelnburg

Area Extension Educator, Cropping Systems

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654


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