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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

 2009 Commodity Protection and Quality Stakeholders Conference


The USDA-Agricultural Research Service and the Commodity Protection and Quality Research Unit (CP&QRU) of the San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center in Parlier, CA held a Stakeholder Meeting on October 30, 2009. The purpose of the meeting was for CP&QRU scientists to present brief updates of the status of their current projects, including recent accomplishments. In addition, we were seeking input from our stakeholders as to the relevance of the research and direction of future research.

A Conference Report was provided.  Pdf versions are freely available for download from the following links:

Report only (205kb)

Complete report (including reprints, 3.8 Mb) 

Presentations from scientists may also be downloaded:

Charles Burks (2.4 Mb)

Judy Johnson (1.6 Mb)

Bas Kuenen (2.4 Mb)

David Obenland (1.0 Mb)

Joel Siegel (0.9 Mb)

Joe Smilanick (1.7 Mb)

Spencer Walse (5.1 Mb)

Victoria Yokoyama (2.3 Mb)

If you are interested in attending future stakeholder meetings, please email or phone (559) 596-2768 to be put on our mailing list.

Last Modified: 9/1/2010