Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association

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2015 PNVA Conference Program

PNVA Printable Registration Form
September 23, 2015

PNVA 2015 Trade Show and Sponsor Sign Up Form

PNVA Morning Workshop, Tuesday, November 17th - 8 am to Noon
Presented by Washington Growers League
August 31, 2015

The Role of a Supervisor This presentation covers a supervisor’s responsibilities; the supervisor’s place on the management team; the employer’s expectations of supervisors; employee’s expectations of supervisors, and the obligations and limitations of the supervisor’s role. Hiring, Firing and Discipline Learn about progressive discipline, coaching, the power of documentation, dealing with problem employees, positive confrontation, giving warnings, firing vs. layoffs and management review. Supervisory Skills – Case Studies Review and discuss case studies of problems in the workplace. Collaborate with fellow attendees on how to solve the problems. Discrimination Prevention A brief overview of the most relevant discrimination laws for the agricultural workplace, along with participatory discussion and role play on how to comply with these laws. Rest Breaks, Meal Breaks and Timekeeping Learn about how to comply with the new laws for rest breaks and how to protect your business through policies and documentation. Sexual Harassment Prevention Learn what sexual harassment is and how to recognize it, prevent it and confront it and eliminate it at the workplace. Learn about how to prevent and eliminate hostile work environments. Open Q&A on any and all labor and employment topics

PNVA Workshop on ‘Vegetable Crop Management 101’, Nov. 17th 2015 from 1-5 pm
August 31, 2015

PNVA Workshop on ‘Vegetable Crop Management 101’, Nov. 17th 2015 from 1-5 pm a. Diagnosing Crop Problems & Submitting Crop Samples for Diagnosis – Jenny Glass (WSU) & Robert Cating (OSU) b. Management of Insect & Mite Pests in Vegetable Crops – Stuart Reitz (OSU) & Mike Bush (WSU) c. Management of Weeds in Vegetable Crops – Joel Felix (OSU) & Ian Burke (WSU) d. Soil Fertility, and Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities in Vegetable Crops – Joan Davenport (WSU) e. Irrigation Management in Vegetable Crops – Troy Peters (WSU). Kate Selting (WSU) & Lyndon Porter will provide simultaneous English-Spanish translation, including equipment (headsets) for all participants. The workshop is organized by the Pacific Northwest Vegetable Extension Group (PNW VEG), for which details can be found at

2015 PNVA Membership & Services Directory Flip-Book

The membership directory is now available as an on-line.

Hotel Reservations

The PNVA will be utilizing the new Springhill Suites attached to the Three Rivers Convention Center and the Hilton Garden Inn located directly across the street. Springhill Suites - 509-820-3026 $119.00 - Room block expires October 17, 2015 Hilton Garden Inn - 509-735-4600 $109.00 - Room block expires October 17, 2015

PNVA Scholarship Application - 2015

The Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association is pleased to offer a $2,000 scholarship. The scholarship is renewable for an additional year, providing satisfactory adherence with the scholarship guidelines as set forth in this application. Eligible applicants must be high school graduates planning to attend an institution of higher education (university, college, or technical program), current undergraduates, or graduate students. PNVA will give preference in the following order: 1. Members (and immediate family) in Agriculture 2. Non Members - General agriculture 3. Members – Other areas of interest 4. Non Members - Other areas of interest

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Kennewick, WA 99336
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