American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists


2017 Biennial Meeting  -  Program

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March 1

Section A, Agronomy
Regency B

Session Leader:  Tom Peters 

7:55     Announcements 

8:00     Nitrogen and potassium effects on sugar beet quality in the Imperial Valley.
Lamb, John A.1*, Israel Santiago2, and Mark W. Bloomquist3. 1Dept. of Soil, Water, and Climate, Univ. of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108, 2Spreckels Sugar Company, Box 581, 396 West Keystone Rd. Brawley, CA 992227. and 3Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, 83550 County Road 21, Renville, MN 56284. MN 56201.   

8:20     Mixtures of effective herbicides for control of broadleaf weeds in sugarbeet.
            Peters, Thomas J.* and Andrew B. Lueck. North Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota, NDSU, Dept 7670, PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND  58108-6050.   

8:40     Improving nitrogen management in Pacific Northwest sugarbeet production.
           Tarkalson, David D.1* and Dave L. Bjorneberg1, Stacey Camp2, Greg Dean2, Dave Elison2, Paul Foote2. 1USDA-ARS Northwest Soils and Irrigation Research Laboratory, Kimberly, ID. 2The Amalgamated Sugar Company, Boise, ID 

9:00     Effects of reflected light quality on growth and yield of Beta vulgaris.
           Adjesiwor, Albert T.* And Andrew R. Kniss, Department of Plant Sciences, 1000 E. University Avenue, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071.   

9:20     Beet cyst nematode control by trap crop cultivation and sugar beet variety choice in Northern Germany.
            Koch, Heinz-Josef1* and Melanie Hauer1, 1Institute of Sugar Beet Research, Holtenser Landstr. 77, 37079 Goettingen, Germany.   

9:40     Field evaluations of Clariva™pn seed treatment on beet yield and sugarbeet cyst nematode.
            Poindexter, Steven S.*, Thomas J. Wenzel, Michigan State University Extension, One Tuscola Street, Suite #100A, Saginaw, MI 48607.  


10:00   Break    

10:20   Joint Forum: Weed Resistance (Moderator– Andrew Kniss) 

12:00   Lunch