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Potato Industry Reps Meet with PPEM Potato Researchers

Posted: March 29, 2016

Members of the Penn State Potato Research Program hosted members of the PA Potato Industry on March 29 to discuss research, farm problems, and strategies.
2016 Potato Industry/PPEM Meeting Attendees

2016 Potato Industry/PPEM Meeting Attendees

Members of the Penn State Potato Research Program in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology (PPEM) hosted eleven members of the Pennsylvania Potato Industry from potato growing regions across the state on March 29. Visitors included large- and small-scale producers, potato chip industry experts, seed growers, and representatives from the Pennsylvania Co-operative Potato Growers. Attendees exchanged accounts of disease and problems seen on farm and field, and Penn State researchers shared their latest findings and research plans. Together the group identified gaps in knowledge and devised strategies to minimize the gaps. A summary of the findings will be published.