2022 Winter Potato Conference

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The Michigan Potato Industry Commission is excited to present the 2022 Winter Potato Conference, February 2-4, 2022 at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The 2022 Winter Potato Conference is an excellent opportunity to learn and network with other industry professionals on a number of leading-edge topics. 

2022 Winter Potato Conference Agenda

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

  • 9:00 - 10:00am - Variety Release Committee Meeting
     
  • 10am - noon - Michigan Potato Industry Commission Board Meeting
     
  • 12:30 - 1:30pm - Lunch
     
  • 1:30 - 2:15pm - Opening remarks
     
  • 2:15 - 2:45pmMDARD Pesticide & Plant Management Division Update, Director Michael Philips
     
  • 2:45 - 3:05pmMSU AgBio/Project GREEEN Update, Dr. Jim Kells, Michigan State University
     
  • 3:05 - 3:20pm Beverage Break
     
  • 3:20 - 3:50pmDr. Kelly Millenbah, Michigan State University
     
  • 3:50 - 4:20pmSuzy Cox - Cyber Risks to your Business
     
  • 4:20 - 5:05pmDr. Paul Isley, Economic Outlook

Thursday, February 3, 2022

  • 7:45 - 8:15am - Breakfast
     
  • 8:15 - 9:45amGeneral Session - MPIC Annual Meeting & Blair Richardson -Potatoes USA Update
Morning Breakout Sessions

Friday, February 4, 2022

  • 8:00 - 9:00am - Breakfast
     
  • 9:00 - 10:30am Legislative Keynote Speakers, PGMI Annual Meeting & National Issues Report
Morning Breakout Sessions

12:35pmAwards Luncheon