Seed Days

Join us at the 2019 Thresher Seed Days event.
It’s the only place to get the latest on industry trends, agronomy tactics and market developments for wheat. RSVP by January 18.

To RSVP and for more information, contact your local grain elevator manager.

2019 Seed Days Agenda

Time of DayAgenda ItemDownloads
7:30 AMBreakfast, Crop Evaluation Survey and Sustainability Idaho Data Workshop (for enrolled growers)
8:30 AMRegistration and Exhibit Opens

8:45 AMWelcome and Vendor Introductions
Bradford Warner, Agspring
9:05 AMAgspring Update
Mark Beemer, Agspring

Thresher and Merchandising Updates
Brian Aust, Thresher

9:20 AMPanel Discussion: 2019 Seed Varieties, Options and Seed Treatment Update
Moderated by Ken Morgan, Thresher. Panel members include Trenton Stanger, WestBred | Tony Severa, Syngenta | Hannah Kammeyer, Limagrain Cereal Seeds

10:10 AMWheat Markets, Dynamics and Issues
Jamie Kress, Idaho Grain Producers Association
10:30 AMGrain Quality for Flour Milling
Latesha Reed, Graincraft
10:45 AMBreak
11:00 AM, 11:15 AMSeed and Intellectual Property
Karen Sevenson, University of Idaho

Fusarium Head Blight and Cereal Cyst Nematode in Eastern Idaho
Chad Jackson, University of Idaho

11:30 PMLunch and Keynote Speaker
Climate and Weather Outlook for Agriculture
Kyle Tapley, Senior Agricultural Meteorologist, Radiant Solutions
12:00 PMBreak
12:10 PMFarm Safety, Chemical Labeling, Related Regulation
StepUP, Tim Gioffredi, Wilbur Ellis
Insect Growth Regulators
Bob Johnson, DIACON
Sprayer Calibration and Mix Rates
Richard Filmore, McGregor
1:15 PMPanel Discussion: Sourcing, Profitability, Yield Productivity and Sustainable Outcomes
Moderated by Bradford Warner, Agspring. Panel members include Jennifer Shaw, Syngenta | Jay Watson, General Mills
1:55 PMDoor Prizes, Giveaways, Adjourn (must be present to win)