Food Use Workshop (FUW) Information
September 20-21, 2017
Denver, CO

This year there is no other workshop connected with the FUW.

The venue is: Denver Marriott City Center
Rooms will be available beginning September 19
(click here to reserve your hotel room)

The hotel cutoff date for making room reservations is Tuesday, August 29

To make reservations, use the link above or call 877-303-0104. If calling, mention IR-4 2017 Food Use Workshop to receive the group rate of $178.00 per night.

The workshop registration fee is $175.00.
Cut-off date is Tuesday, September 5. 
(click here to register)

Beginning September 6, the registration fee will be $225.00.


Tentative FUW Agenda

September 20

7:30 a.m.
Workshop Registration open

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast provided

8:30 a.m. - noon
“Welcome to Colorado/Denver”

“State of IR-4” address

EPA informal discussion/Q&A

Introductions around the room

Industry product presentations

noon - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch provided

1:15 - 5:00 p.m.
Review prioritization process/logistics/ground rules

Complete “first pass” residue project prioritization;
while progressing through each crop group, discuss/determine highest priority
Product Performance needs/projects

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

September 21

7:30 a.m.
Workshop Registration Open

7:30 . - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast provided

8:30 a.m. - noon
Continue setting final slate of residue priorities and highest priority Product Performance needs/projects

noon - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch provided

1:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Finalize Residue "A" and Product Performance "H+" priorities

Update from the IR-4 Commodity Liaison Committee(CLC)

Emerging Trends in Specialty Crop Production/Protection

      1. Serving New Stakeholders

      2. Impact of Mega Mergers on New Technology for Specialty Crops



IR-4 Headquarters Contacts

Registration and meeting information: Cheryl Ferrazoli , 732.932.9575 ext. 4601

Food Use Program: Van Starner, 732-932-9575 ext. 4621

Look for pre-workshop and workshop updates in the IR-4 monthly report, on the IR-4 website and via other means of communication. See you in Denver, CO Sept. 20-21, 2017


Click here to register for workshop