George Bird - Changes in Michigan Potato Soil Health: 2012-2022
The 2012 Michigan potato soil health survey was repeated in 2022 on six farms in Montcalm and Mecosta counties. Several of the soil health indicators improved during that time.
Jaime Willbur - Snapshots of Michigan Potato Disease Research
Dr. Jaime Willbur offers updates on current Michigan State University potato pathology activities, including results from collaborative foliar and postharvest disease projects.
Josh Brood - Targeted Ventilation Options for Your Storage Program
Josh Brood of Techmark Inc. led a discussion on approaches being used to target airflow within storage buildings.
Steve Kluemper - Managing Volatility and Uncertainty
Determining how much volatility and uncertainty in your business you can absorb and how much you need avoid is a major part of running a healthy farm. AgriStrategies President Steve Kluemper examines this topic.
Steve Kluemper - Improving Your Business
As owners and managers, how do you determine what improvements need to be made to your business that will make it successful in the future? AgriStrategies President Steve Kluemper helps guide you through these questions.
Chris Long - Michigan Potato Variety Trial Update
Michigan State University Senior Potato Specialist Chris Long details novel potato variety performance across 32 different trials across Michigan.
Mike Wenkel - National Issues Report
Mike Wenkel, Chief Operating Officer with the National Potato Council, provides an update on a number of important issues facing the industry on a national, and global level.
Potatoes USA Market Update
Blair Richardson, Potatoes USA CEO, provided updates on marketing, national trends, the chip industry, and more from Potatoes USA.
John Lundeen - Understanding PRAC and How You Fit in
The Potato Research Advisory Committee (PRAC) serves as the primary national research strategy development and execution vehicle for the U.S. potato industry.
Laura Campbell - Water Use Advisory Council Update
Laura Campbell, Senior Conservation and Regulatory Relations Specialist with Michigan Farm Bureau, provided updates on the Michigan Use Water Council's recommendations to advance the water use program.