51st Annual Mushroom Industry Conference - Proceedings

Held September 20-22, 2009 in Avondale, PA. This conference attracted more than 200 participants from throughout the U.S. as well as Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hungary, Poland, The Netherlands, and United Kingdom, setting a new record high attendance dating back 10 years. Based on the results of the conference questionnaire, an overwhelmingly majority (92%) of the respondents enjoyed having the conference held in the center of the mushroom industry.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. C. Peter Romaine
Department of Plant Pathology
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

Conference PowerPoint Presentations

All presentations copyright 2009 by the the individual speakers

PDF, 6.6 MB

By Jim Angelucci of Phillips Mushroom Farms LP

PDF, 3.5 MB

by David Beyer, Professor and Extension Specialist, Penn State University

PDF, 10.7 MB

by Dennis Buffington, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Penn State University

PDF, 4.4 MB

by Don Davis and Mike Fidanza, Dept of Plant Pathology, Penn State University

PDF, 1.7 MB

by Eric Dunlap of Koalin Mushroom Farms, Inc.

PDF, 2.7 MB

by Tina Ellor of Phillips Mushroom Farms,

PDF, 1.2 MB

by Alessia Eramo and Rachel Brennan, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University

PDF, 12.4 MB

by Shelby Fleisher, Nina Jenkins, and Matt Thomas, Dept of Entomology, Penn State University

PDF, 598.0 KB

by David Gombas of United Fresh Produce Association

PDF, 33.0 MB

by Michael Holick, Boston University Medical Center

PDF, 3.3 MB

by Richard Kerrigan, Sylvan Research in Kittanning, PA

PDF, 1.7 MB

Luke LaBorde, Dept. of Food Science, Penn State University

PDF, 5.3 MB

by Ken Lomax, University of Delaware (retired)

PDF, 1.1 MB

by Lou Panico, CEO of Xenon

PDF, 983.1 KB

by Kenneth Peterson, Audits Program Coordinator, Fresh Products Branch of USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

PDF, 7.2 MB

by Danny Lee Rinker, University of Guelph (retired)

PDF, 22.8 MB

by Daniel Royse, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Penn State University

PDF, 2.9 MB

by Dick Rucklidge of Merryhill Mushrooms, Ltd.