Pickle Packers International 2021 Meeting | CANCELLED
April 20 - April 22
The 2021 Spring PPI meeting has been cancelled and the next meeting will occur in 2023. CucCAP scientists Lina Quesada and Daniel Tregeagle were scheduled to make presentations at this meeting in Raleigh NC.
- Pickles in a Pickle: Trying to Outsmart Pseudoperonospora cubensis, the Cucurbit Downy Mildew Pathogen
Dr. Lina Quesada-Ocampo, Dept. of Entomology & Plant Pathology, NCSU
- CucCAP2 Economics 2021-24: Towards Measuring the Industry’s Valuation of Improved Cucurbit Varieties
Dr. Daniel Tregeagle, Agricultural and Resource Economics, NCSU
The USDA has just funded CucCAP2, a $7 million grant to continue improving disease resistance in cucurbits. Daniel is leading
the economic analysis of this research and will describe his proposed research methods for measuring the industry’s valuation
of these improvements. A series of industry surveys are planned.