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GPDN is excited to kick off the GPDN Webinar Series for 2024! This year the series will be hosted via Zoom. The series will feature speakers from universities and government agencies across the country. Topics include wheat pathogen detection, phytoplasma, turfgrass, beech leaf disease, artificial positive controls, writing impact statements and more. These topics are relevant to pest management specialists and diagnosticians in plant pathology, entomology, and weed science.

Schedule: Wednesdays, January 31 – March 20, 2024 | 8:00 AM WST, 9:00 AM MST, 10:00 AM CST, 11:00 AM EST.

NPDN Member Enrollment: To enroll in these webinars, please follow the directions found here.
This enrollment process is only for those with NPDN Portal SignIn Access. 

*Note: All other attendees can register here.

Contact: Eva Grimme at 406-994-5157 or Eva.grimme@montana.edu for more information.





January 31

Dr. Robyn Roberts

Colorado State University

Detecting old and new wheat pathogens in Colorado

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February 7

Dr. Madalyn Shires
South Dakota State University

Demystifying Phytoplasma Diseases and Disease Detection.

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February 14

Mr. Lee Butler

North Carolina State University

Tips and Tricks of Turfgrass Diagnostics

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February 21

Dr. Francisco M. Ochoa Corona

Oklahoma State University

Introducing the last generation of multi-target, non-infectious and cloneable Artificial Positive Controls (APC) for routine PCR, LAMP and RPA-based assays

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February 28

Mrs. Reagan Cotton

Montana State University

Translating Your Research for a Broad Audience: How to Write Strong Impact Statements.

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March 6

Mrs. Marni Rolston

Montana State University

Plant bug pests (Family Miridae) in Agricultural Settings in the Norther Great Plains

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March 13

Dr. Paulo Vieira

USDA ARS Beltsville, MD

Insights into beech leaf disease diagnosis

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March 20

Dr. Febina Mathew

North Dakota State University 

Ms. Bijula Mankara Sureshbabu

North Dakota State University 

Diaporthe longicolla as a seed and stem pathogen of soybean (Glycine max L.)

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You may access previous year's presentations in the archives below.