Processing Crops Conference

November 30, 2021


10:00-10:30 am

Using plant growth regulators to suppress weeds and improve processing crop competitiveness

Speaker: Jed Colquhoun, UW-Madison

10:30-11:00 am

Update on NR151 nitrate groundwater standards in Wisconsin

Speaker: Chris Clayton and Brian Weigel, Wisconsin DNR

11:00-11:30 am

Economic impact assessment of proposed nitrate groundwater standards in Wisconsin

Speaker: Paul Mitchell, UW-Madison

11:30-12:00 pm

Potential solutions to mitigate groundwater pesticide and fertilizer containmination risks

Speakers: Deana Knuteson and Jed Colquhoun, UW-Madison

12:00-12:30 pm

Lunch, box lunches sponsored by Crites Seeds

12:30-1:00 pm

Developing Rhizoctonia solani resistant table beet germplasm for the Midwest

Speaker: Irwin Goldman, UW-Madison

1:00-1:30 pm

Processing pea variety/germplasm update and sweet corn response to hail

Speakers: Charlie Rohwer and Vince Fritz, UMN

1:30-2:00 pm

Updates on the UW sweet corn program and national sweet corn improvement project

Speaker: Bill Tracy, UW-Madison

2:00-2:30 pm

Proactive research to track and manage corn earworm resistance to pyrethroids

Speakers: Bill Hutchsion, UMN and Bryan Jensen, UW-Madison

2:30-3:00 pm

Update on FieldWatch programs for specialty crop producers

Speakers: Curt Hadley, FieldWatch

3:00-3:30 pm

Bacterial leaf streak research update

Speaker: Dean Malvick, UMN

3:30-4:00 pm

Future remote and precision technologies to optimize processing crop production

Speaker: Yi Wang, UW-Madison