Annual Conference Agenda

Included in the agenda is the CEU sessions, Industry reception, PAC Auction, Past President's breakfast, and overview of the entirety of the conference. If you have questions or concerns regarding the schedule, don't hesitate to reach out to the Far West staff.

Included with each speaker, exhibitor booth, sponsor and CEU attendee the admission to the Industry Reception and PAC Auction & Casino Night is included in your registration. The only additional costs, is the industry tour and guest tour. If you would like to invite a guest, register the guest and buy a guest ticket! 

See you in December!

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Industry Tour7:45 AM - 4:30 PM 
Board Meeting & Annual Meeting 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 
Exhibitor Set-up12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Exhibitor Registration 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Industry Reception 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Exhibitor Breakfast 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM 
Registration 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM 
Guest Tour7:45 AM - 4:00 PM 
Soil Surfactant Chemistries and Their Use in Agriculture to Benefit Water Use and Crop Production8:00 AM - 8:50 AMSoil & Water
Improving pollination quality in vegetable seed 8:00 AM - 8:50 AMCrop Management
Field evidence for humic product benefits to crop grain yields and plant growth.8:00 AM - 8:50 AMNutrient Management
Responsible Ag - Why it should matter to you!8:00 AM - 9:50 AMProfessional Development
OSHA Certification (session 1)8:00 AM - 5:00 PMOSHA
UAV-based prediction of sugarbeet yield and quality.9:00 AM - 9:50 AMNutrient Management
Advances in Columbia root-knot nematode diagnostics – an integral part of a systems approach to nematode management9:00 AM - 9:50 AMPest Management
Managing Nitrogen in Current Markets Do's and Dont's9:00 AM - 9:50 AMSoil & Water
Tour Exhibitor Booths - Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 
Fertility and Management Considerations for Variable Fields'10:30 AM - 11:20 AMNutrient Management
Residual Herbicide Application for Downy Brome Control in Winter Wheat10:30 AM - 11:20 AMCrop Management
Cultivating technology for better crop management and grower service10:30 AM - 11:20 AMCrop Management
Lower Snake River - Dam Breaching Update10:30 AM - 11:20 AMProfessional Development
Vendor Boxed Lunchs - Exhibitors - Meetings11:30 AM - 2:00 PM 
The impacts of applied technology of humic acids on nutrients, water use efficiencies, and salt remediation.2:00 PM - 2:50 PMSoil & Water
Micro-nutrient nutrition for crops: are we doing it the right way?2:00 PM - 2:50 PMNutrient Management
Herbicide Resistance Management in Agricultural Systems2:00 PM - 2:50 PMPest Management
World overview of Supply Chain and Crop Rotations.  Bringing it back the PNW2:00 PM - 3:50 PMProfessional Development
Snack Attack 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
Potato Fertility Management3:00 PM - 3:50 PMNutrient Management
Tank Mixology and Spray System Cleanout3:00 PM - 3:50 PMPest Management
Soil Health Testing3:00 PM - 3:50 PMSoil & Water
Bar Opens 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Navigating Carbon Programs4:00 PM - 4:50 PMSoil & Water
Nutrient Management Practices for Potatoes in the Columbia Basin4:00 PM - 4:50 PMCrop Management
Idaho Water Situation4:00 PM - 4:50 PMProfessional Development
Amending Soils with Products to Reduce pH, Saline, and Sodic Conditions4:00 PM - 4:50 PMNutrient Management
PAC Auction & Casino Night5:00 PM - 10:00 PM 
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Exhibitor Breakfast 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM 
A simple, scientific overview of macro and micronutrient ratios—a diagnostic tool for dynamic, nutrient balance in crop production8:00 AM - 8:50 AMNutrient Management
Management of Saline and Sodic Soils8:00 AM - 8:50 AMSoil & Water
Keys to improving Herbicide Effectiveness8:00 AM - 8:50 AMCrop Management
OSHA Certification (session 2)8:00 AM - 12:00 PMOSHA
Minimizing spray drift while maximizing pesticide performance9:00 AM - 9:50 AMPest Management
Water Use and N balance in diversified systems (cover crops)9:00 AM - 9:50 AMSoil & Water
Blending the Old with the New in Crop Nutrition9:00 AM - 9:50 AMNutrient Management
“What’s Wrong with my Crop? Diagnosing Abiotic and Biotic Causes of Plant Problems10:00 AM - 10:50 AMCrop Management
Soil Management for Water and Nutrient Retention10:00 AM - 10:50 AMSoil & Water
Soil Salinity and Managing Salt affected Soils10:00 AM - 10:50 AMNutrient Management
Impact of Soil Biology on Plant Nutrition11:00 AM - 11:50 AMNutrient Management
Farmer Economic Experiences with Reduced Tillage and Cover Cropping11:00 AM - 11:50 AMSoil & Water