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Speaker Profiles

2005 Eighth Annual Northwest Direct Seed
Cropping Systems Conference and Trade Show

January 13-14, 2005
Mirabeau Park, Spokane Valley, WA

Click here for a complete list of conference speakers/profiles (pdf).

Don Wentz

Don Wentz

Don Wentz worked for the Alberta Agriculture Food and Rural Development district for29 years. He received his B.S. in Plant and Soil Science from Montana Sate University. In 2002, he received the Distinguished Agronomist Award from the Canadian Society of Agronomy. Don currently works with Reduced Tillage LINKAGES, and serves as a Town Councilor in Coaldale, Alberta.

Mekhlis K. Suleimenov

Mekhlis K. Suleimenov

Mekhlis K. Suleimenov serves as the Assistant Regional Coordinator of the Central Asia and Caucasus Regional Office for ICARDA. He was born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, and became a Doctor of Agricultural Sciences in 1982. Mekhlis has published four books and more than one hundred papers on cropping systems, cultural practices, and soil tillage.

Bill Jepsen

Bill Jepsen

Bill Jepsen is an Eastern Oregon dry land farmer. He graduated form Iowa State University with a degree in veterinary medicine. Bill has served on the Morrow County Soil and Water Conservation District Board, and the Farm Service Agency County Committee, and is a board members of the Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association.

Jack Brown

Jack Brown

Jack Brown is the Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics for the plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences Department at the University of Idaho, in Moscow. He will be speaking on Glucosinolates: An Opportunity in Agriculture in the Thursday afternoon cropping systems session.

Duane Griffith

Duane Griffith

Duane Griffith is the Extension Farm and Ranch management Specialist for the Department of Agricultural Economic and Economics at Montana State University in Bozeman. Duane will be speaking on the Impact of Energy Costs on Agriculture during the Thursday morning general session.

 
                         
 

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