Tuesday, June 28
John Mesko, Potato Sustainability Alliance
Formed in 2020, the Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) joins all facets of the potato industry — from growers to processors to crop protection specialists — to further the industry’s quest to be sustainable. PSA head John Mesko will share updates on how that’s being done and field some questions from the audience.
Wednesday, June 29
Ragen Darrington, IVI
A large portion of potatoes spend more time in storage than they do in the ground. Weight loss during that period can be caused by a variety of reasons, but the end result is still the same: product and economic loss. Ragen Darrington of Industrial Ventilation will present on how to manage and minimize potato weight loss while in storage.
Thursday, June 30
Some of the top potato-focused university researchers in the U.S. join us to discuss some topics of their choice, as well as field some questions from the audience. Our guests will include Amanda Gevens of the University of Wisconsin, Andy Robinson of North Dakota State University and Mike Thornton of the University of Idaho.