Lunch/Learn - Vegetables

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Culinary Breeding Network and Importance of Vegetable Quality

Culinary Breeding Network (CBN) is comprised of plant breeders, seed growers, fresh market farmers, chefs and produce buyers engaged in developing and identifying varieties and traits of culinary excellence for vegetable crops in the Pacific Northwest region.  One of the goals is to identify varieties of superior flavor, texture, culinary attributes and nutritional value through agronomic trials on collaborating farms and culinary evaluations with partnering chefs. Come learn about this network and stay for a discussion moderated by Dr. Francesco Di Gioia, Penn State Univ.

Lane Selman, Oregon State University

1:00 PM  - 2:00 PM

Crop Protection Industry Show/Tell and Grower Discussion

Come learn from industry reps about the latest and up and coming crop protection products as well as discuss what has and has not been working in terms of crop protection on your farm.

Moderated by Dr. Timothy Elkner, Penn State University

Dr. Beth Guigino, Penn State University