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ANNUAL MEETING

Foster Creek and South Douglas Conservation Districts with

 Douglas County Crop Improvement Association

 February 13, 2018                                                            NCW Fairgrounds Community Hall

8:00 am to 3:15 pm                                                             601 N. Monroe St, Waterville, WA

AGENDA

(4 x Pesticide credits applied for)

8:00 Coffee and sweet snacks (provided by Ag. Enterprise) 8:30 Welcome – Amanda Ward, Foster Creek CD

8:35 FCCD update – FCCD staff 8:50 SDCD update – Jeff Rock

9:05 Douglas County Crop Improvement Association Report and Elections - Shirley McLean

9:20          FSA updates – Michel Ruud

9:35 NRCS / SGI updates – Scott Scroggie

9:50 Break

10:00          Liven up Chem Fallow with Microbes – Tom Poole- Improved soil health leads to less disease and pathogens

 11:00 Grower panel - New practices, trials, conferences, weeds and other issues

12 noon

Lunch – Beef (and grills) courtesy of Modern Ag Products LLC., Pasco; Jack's Resort

12:50

FCCD 75th Anniversary Presentation

1:00

Modern Ag Products LLC, Pasco – Soil Biology:  An Integral Component of Soil Health

2:00

Wilbur-Ellis Company - Jerry Ellis    What Surfactants make herbicides work better for Weed Control?

 3:15

Meeting adjourned