2018 Annual Meeting

2018 Annual Meeting

Minutes from the:

SAES-422 Multistate Research Project W-3008:

Integrated Onion Pest and Disease Management


(Meeting held preceding the Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association Annual Convention and Trade Show,
November 14-15, 2018)


8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Toyota Convention Center
Kennewick, WA

November 13, 2018


W3008 Committee Officers – 2018:

Chair: Christy Hoepting, Cornell University

Vice-Chair: Beth Gugino, The Pennsylvania State University

Secretary: Bhabesh Dutta, University of Georgia

Past Chair: Lindsey du Toit, Washington State University



Welcome and Introductions: Christy Hoepting (Chair) gave an enthusiastic introduction to “W-3008” mandate and history on W-1008 and W2008. Participants introduced themselves to the group. Steve Loring joined us via phone assisted by Tim Waters. He congratulated us on the 2018 Award Winner (Excellence in Multistate Research-Western Region). Also, reminded us that the annual reports, list of the W3008 attendees and minutes of the meetings are due within 60 days of this meeting. The report will be emailed to Steve and he will upload it into the NMISS system.


State Reports


Organizational and Planning Items


Other Onion Project Reports