2016 Speaker Audio Files
Monday, December 12

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Making Slugs a Priority - A New Program at OSU
Dr. Rory McDonnell, OSU

Port and Exporting Straw Issues
Shelly Boshart Davis, BOSSCO Trading

Oregon’s Gateway to Global Markets;
A Vision for the Future –

Bill Wyatt, Executive Director, Port of Portland

Authentically Agriculture: How to Communicate in Both Casual and High Risk Situations
Michele Payn, Cause Matters Corp.

Understanding Oregon’s New Labor Laws and Legislative Insights for 2017
Jenny Dresler, Oregon Farm Bureau

The Legal Side of Labor – Examining the Risks and Implementing Solutions for Ag Employers
David Briggs, Employment Law, Litigation,
Saalfeld Griggs

Flail or Bale – Nutrient Management Considerations of Straw Residue Management
Clare Sullivan, OSU Extension

Oregon Grass Seed Industry –
Research and Chemical Registration Update

Steve Salisbury, Oregon Seed Council
Research and Regulatory Coordinator


Tuesday, December 13

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Market Report, Domestic and International
Mike Baker, Pennington Seeds

The National Economic Outlook
and What it Means to U.S. Ag Producers

Dr. Danny Klinefelter, Ag Economist, Texas A & M

Changing Weather Patterns in the
Pacific Northwest and a Forecast for 2017

Rod Hill, Meteorologist, KGW-TV
and Chief Meteorologist for portlandweather.com

2017 Legislative Update
Katie Fast, Oregonians for Food & Shelter

How to Talk With Your Legislators
Marie Bowers, moderating
Panel discussion:
• Jenny Dresler, lobbyist
• Kathy Hadley, involved citizen
• Guest Legislators

Update on OSU Weed Management Projects
in Seed Crops

Dr. Andy Hulting, OSU

Pesticides and Water Quality –
Successes and Challenges with Monitoring
and Stewardship Partnerships

Kevin Masterson,
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Kirk Cook, ODA

Ergot Control – Labeled Chemical Products
and Other Management Options

Dr. Jeremiah Dung, OSU

What’s New on the Regulatory Landscape –
Label Registrations, Pollinators and Issues
of Interest

Rose Kachadoorian, ODA

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