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UI Extension Annual Conference

Notice: This internal conference is for University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and University of Idaho Extension faculty, staff and administration only.

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Thank you for joining us this year for the UI Extension Annual Conference and All CALS Day held virtually on April 13-15, 2021.


9-11 a.m. PDT | 10 a.m. to noon MDT

10 a.m. to noon PDT | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MDT

1 p.m. PDT | 2 p.m. MDT

8-10 a.m. PDT | 9-11 a.m. MDT

  • Greetings from President C. Scott Green
  • Remarks from Dean Michael P. Parrella
  • Faculty meeting
    — Video

1-2:30 p.m. PDT | 2-3:30 p.m. MDT

  • Recruitment workshop — open to all CALS faculty and staff

3 p.m. PDT | 4 p.m. MDT

8 a.m. PDT | 9 a.m. MDT

1 p.m. PDT | 2 p.m. MDT

1:30 p.m. PDT | 2:30 p.m. MDT

3-4:30 p.m. PDT | 4-5:30 p.m. MDT

4:30 p.m. PDT | 5:30 p.m. MDT

8 a.m. PDT | 9 a.m. MDT

9 a.m. PDT | 10 a.m. MDT

10-11 a.m. PDT | 11 a.m. to noon MDT

  • Herbicide Resistance: Understanding Selection Pressure and Best Management Practices — Albert Adjesiwor, Tim Prather, Pam Hutchinson, Joan Campbell

11 a.m. to noon PDT | noon-1 p.m. MDT

  • What Do Idaho Potatoes Have to Do with Nematodes, Quarantines, Eradication and You? 
    • What is a quarantine and why do we have on in Idaho; reactions, actions and a grower perspective — Pam Hutchinson
    • Worldwide impact of PCN and need for phytosanitation — Louise-Marie Dandurand
    • Resistance and control measures — Joe Kuhl

1-2:15 p.m. PDT | 2-3:15 p.m. MDT

  • 4-H In-Service Breakout Sessions and General 4-H Programming Updates
    • Volunteerism: Features the new volunteer handbook — Donna Schwarting
    • STEM Programming: Access to STEM trailers, other STEM programming —Claire Sponseller
    • New 4-H Families: How do we welcome, inform, communicate with and retain youth in 4-H beyond the first year — Tim Ewers, Nancy Shelstad
    • Working with Teens in 4-H: Understanding the social and emotional needs of teens, and what opportunities 4-H youth development is providing to address these needs — Donna Gillespie, Maureen Toomey

1-2:30 p.m. PDT | 2-3:30 p.m. MDT

1-3 p.m. PDT | 2-4 p.m. MDT

  • Cultivating Success-Small Farms Team In-Service-A Design Template for Developing Outcome-Based Extension Programs — Colette DePhelps & Mary Halbleib, Oregon State University

2:30-3 p.m. PDT | 3:30-4 p.m. MDT

University of Idaho Extension: Leaders in building a thriving, prosperous, healthy Idaho.


Phone: 208-292-2549


Phone: 208-885-4038; 208-869-1666 (cell)