NWREC 2017 Vegetable Variety Field Day

Thursday September 14, 2017

(3:00-6:00 pm followed by drinks and appetizers)

North Willamette Research & Extension Center
15210 NE Miley Rd, Aurora, OR 97002

participants selecting pepper plants from breeding project

Join us for an afternoon of field tours, tasting tables and discussions about vegetable varieties with plant breeders, Extension agents and see companies. 

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Agenda:

3:00

Walk the fields on your own

 

4:00

Welcome & Introductions

Lane Selman, Heidi Noordijk and Nick Andrews OSU Extension

4:15

Seed Company Field Tours

Vitalis, Sakata, Pan American, Log House, Johnny’s, Wild Garden, Adaptive Seeds, Jim Myers

5:30

Club Root Variety Demos

Aaron Heinrich, OSU Extension

5:45

Participatory Pepper Project

Lane Selman

6:00

Evaluations and Discussion

Heidi Noordijk

6:10

Culinary Breeding Network, NOVIC, Tasting Tables, Drinks and Appetizers

Lane Selman and chef Timothy Watsell 

Featured vegetables:

Basil (downy mildew resistance trials), Club Root resistant brassica varieties, Tomatoes, Peppers, Winter Squash, Napa Cabbage, Parsley, Leeks, Carrot, Summer Squash and Lettuce

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