2020 Friday Conference Presentations
Organic Farming I
Growing Cover Crops for Soil Health and Reduced Input - Vicki Morrone, Michigan State Univ.
Organic Management of Vegetable Insect Pests - Donald Lewis, Iowa State University
Organic Management of Key Vegetable Nematodes in the Midwest - Marisol Quintanilla, Michigan State Univ.
FSMA in Organic Farming as Related to Irrigation Water, Soil Amendments, Time of Harvest, and Type of Crops - Vicki Morrone & Phillip Tocco, Michigan State Univ.
Organic Vegetable Disease 2020 - Daniel Egel, Purdue Univ.
Hygienic Equipment Design for the Small Farmer - Phillip Tocco, Michigan State Univ.
Midwest Vegetable Production Guide: What’s New at Your Finger Tips - Ben Phillips, Michigan State Univ.
Using Biocontrols to Manage Aphids in High Tunnels - Elsa Sanchez, Pennsylvania State Univ.
Scheduling Fungicide Applications to Manage Foliar Diseases of Cucurbits - Daniel Egel, Purdue Univ.
Resources to Scout for Vegetable Disease and Insect - Lina Rodriguez-Salamanca, Iowa State Univ.
Finishing Pumpkins and Decisions to Make Near End of Season - Ben Phillips, Michigan State Univ.
Greenhouse & Hydroponics
High Tunnel to Greenhouse: Advancing Productivity with Controlled Environments - Stacy Adams, UNL
Hydroponic Plant Production: A Cropping-Systems Approach - Stacy Adams, UNL
How to Find and Engage with Customers on Social Media - Charlotte Smith, 3 Cow Marketing
Understanding Profitability Using Enterprise Budgets - Emily Coll, ISU
Google Glide Apps for Recordkeeping - Rex Nelson, Nebraska Extension
Create a Farm Website that Sells - Charlotte Smith, 3 Cow Marketing
From Crisis to Keystone Pest: Where We Stand Nationally on Spotted Wing Drosophila Research & Management - Hannah Burrack, North Carolina State Univ.
Integrating Tactics to Successfully Manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Agroecosystems, Tracy Leskey, USDA ARS
Invasive Pest Threats - Collin Wamsley, MO Dept. Ag
Recent Invasive Insects in the Midwest- Kevin Rice, University of Missouri