Union/Baker County Wheat Growers Meeting

February 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Union County Extension Conference Room
10507 N McAlister Rd
La Grande, OR 97850
Darrin Walenta/Rob Lane

2017 annual growers meeting

Growers are welcome to stay for the  entire day (see link, above), but the draft  wheat meeting agenda is as follows:

AM Session: Union & Baker Co. Wheat Growers Meeting

8:00 am               Coffee and Donuts (sponsored by Oregon Wheat Growers League)

Welcome and Opening Remarks – Robb Lane, President

8:15 am                Oregon Wheat Industry Update – OWGL Representative

8:45 am               Grain Market Report & Hedge to Arrive Contracts Primer – Dan Steiner, MCGG

9:45 am               OSU Wheat Variety Update – Mike Flowers, OSU Extension Cereal Specialist.

10:15 am              Gold Rush Malt – Tom Hutchison, Baker City

10:30                    USDA-FSA Update – Justin Faulhaber, USDA-FSA Union Co.

10:45                    OSU-Columbia Basin Ag Research Center Weed Science Program – Dr. Judit Barasso

11:00                    Upper Grande Ronde Water Resource Planning Update – Brett Moore, Anderson & Perry and Jed

Hassinger, Union Co. Farm Bureau

11:50                    Cereal Seed Treatments Update – Tony Severa, Syngenta

12:00 to 1:00 pm              Hosted Lunch (sponsored by Seed Growers Assoc.)

Thank you to Darrin Walenta, OSU Extension, for coordinating this event.